Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Turner Broadcasting, Twitter Amplify, NFL, USA Network, Viggle, Vizio, Vudu, Hannover House, WRAL, YouTube, "Saturday Night Live," ZEFR, YouView, YuMe

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2013 (December 11th in New York City--Early-Bird Pricing Ends Monday, September 30th!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format:

  • Turner Broadcasting's Adult Swim Adds Live Streaming to its "TV Everywhere" Service on iOS, Android and
  • Twitter in Amplify Deal with NFL
  • USA Network Offering Extensive Second-Screen Interactivity around "Modern Family"; Viewers Can Interact via Network's Own Web Site and Apps, as well as NextGuide, Shazam, Viggle and zeebox; Network Has Tapped Series' Co-Creators and Writers to Produce Second-Screen Content
  • Rewards-Based Social-TV Company, Viggle, Announces Winners of its "AppJam Challenge"
  • Vizio CTO Says that during Some Weeks Streaming Has Surpassed Regular TV Viewing on its Smart TV's, and that Smart-TV App Usage Is Increasing Significantly
  • Vudu in VOD Deal with Hannover House
  • WRAL Airs Interactive-/Social-TV Documentary on College Sports
  • YouTube Revamps its Commenting System; Comments Now Powered by Google+, in Order to Facilitate Moderation by Video-Uploaders
  • YouTube Launches Audio Library, Featuring Royalty-Free Music that Creators Can Use to Enhance their Videos
  • "Saturday Night Live" Rolls Out YouTube Channel for International Audiences; Channel, Powered by ZEFR, Is Blocked in US
  • ISP TalkTalk Launches Smaller, Low-Cost Set-Top Box for its Implementation of the UK's YouView Hybrid-TV Platform; £7.50-per-Month Box Offers YouView's Search, Rewind and Catch-Up Functionality, but no Recording Capability
  • YuMe Launches its Multiscreen Household Targeting Solution for In-Stream Interactive Video Ad Delivery in the UK

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