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Music Choice Launches "ShowOff" Interactive Programming Blocks

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--Organizes Music Choice Video On Demand Awards Multiplatform music programmer, Music Choice (note: the company is a joint venture between subsidiaries of Microsoft, Motorola, Sony Corporation of America and EMI Music, and US cable operators, Comcast, Cox and Time Warner Cable) has launched new interactive programming blocks--entitled "ShowOff"--on its Hit List, Alternative, Today's Country, Musica Urbana and Hip-Hop and R&B music channels. Viewers who tune into those channels between 3:00PM and 10:00PM Eastern, Mondays through...

UK Broadcaster ITV Moving to Prevent Use of "iTV" and "ITV" as Acronyms for Interactive TV?

[itvt] was recently approached by UK commercial broadcaster, ITV (whose name is an acronym for " Independent Television Network "), with a request that we amend our logo on the grounds that it is infringing on the broadcaster's brand. In addition, we have received informal reports that a number of other companies have been contacted about altering their branding to avoid infringement on ITV's trademark--with some even claiming to have been told by the broadcaster...