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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VI) 8/1/16: Twitter, MLB, NHL, NFL, Bloomberg, CBSN, Periscope, USA Network, "Mr. Robot," Verizon go90, Vevo, Vizio, VR, Vubiquity, Wurl, YouTube

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s news round-ups were on hiatus for a couple of months, because our editorial team was working on TVOT SF 2016 and then taking a post-event break. We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch up with all recent developments (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke), so if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Espial, Panasonic, ESPN, MLB, Midcontinent, FunBuilt, httv, ivi, Jinni, Prisa TV, Mariner, MONKEYmedia, mPortal, Access

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/headlines format: Espial 's TV Browser Pre-Integrated on Panasonic Semiconductor's Connected-TV Platform ESPN , MLB Sign Eight-Year Multiplatform Rights Extension; New Deal Includes "Increased Interactive Television Rights" ESPN Launches College Football App for iOS and Android, Replacing Bowl Bound App Midcontinent Launches...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): MLB, NCTA, CEA, Victoria's Secret, Ooyala, Facebook

--MLB Again Offering Interactive Video Coverage of Baseball Postseason
--NCTA's Michael Powell and CEA's Gary Shapiro Cross Swords Online over "AllVid"
--Victoria's Secret Taps Ooyala to Power Live Social Video on Facebook
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Major League Baseball is once again offering interactive video coverage of baseball's postseason through its Postseason.TV service ($3.99 for either the American League Division Series or the National League Division Series; or $5.99 for both of those, plus the National League Championship Series). "Now in its third year, Postseason.TV delivers a...

Verizon FiOS TV Launches Interactive TV Widget for Baseball Fans

--Widget Offers Extra Features for MLB Extra Innings Subscribers
In a posting on a corporate blog, Wednesday, Verizon FiOS TV announced the launch of a free interactive TV widget for baseball fans. The widget, which became available this week, provides viewers with access to headline news, scores, league standings and player updates.

In addition, the new widget allows FiOS TV customers who subscribe to the $189 MLB Extra Innings premium programming package (offers up to 80 out-of-market regular-season baseball games each...

MLB.TV to Be Available on Apple's New iPad, Other Portable Devices

MLB.com , the digital arm of Major League Baseball , announced Wednesday that, starting with the 2010 season, its subscription-based, live streaming-enabled broadband video service, MLB.TV, will for the first time offer portability. According to the company, subscribers to the service will be able to access a complete season of 2,430 games on a range of portable interactive platforms, including the new Apple iPad and the MLB.com At Bat 2010 app for iPhone/iPod touch. The...

Major League Baseball, Turner Sports, Fox Team on Interactive Video Service for Baseball Postseason

--Subscription-Based "Postseason.TV" Will Let Fans Choose Between 10 Live Cameras
Major League Baseball Advanced Media announced Tuesday that Postseason.TV , a live interactive broadband video service delivered by its MLB.com division, in partnership with Turner Sports and Fox Sports (i.e. the two broadcasters that hold the US national TV rights to the Major League Baseball postseason), will launch today (Wednesday), when the Division Series begins airing on TBS. According to the partners, the subscription-based service--which will charge a one-time fee of $9.95 and which will...

MLB iPhone Application Now Streaming All Regular-Season Games Live to MLB.TV Subscribers

Major League Baseball (MLB) announced Wednesday that its MLB.com At Bat 2009 iPhone/iPod touch application is adding more live video and will stream every regular-season MLB game for subscribers of its MLB.TV service, effective immediately. According to MLB, the application, which is priced at $9.99 and which it says will also offer complete live coverage of the baseball postseason, is the top-selling sports app in the Apple App Store. The app delivers live video of...

ESPN, MLB Extend Agreement for Interactive TV and Other Digital Media

Sports broadcaster, ESPN, and Major League Baseball's Advanced Media arm (MLBAM) have signed a digital rights agreement that will expand and extend their current agreement through 2013. The agreement includes rights for ESPN.com, ESPN360.com, ESPN's mobile initiatives (including ESPN Mobile TV), emerging platforms such as interactive TV, video game consoles and portable devices, and syndication of ESPN-licensed content. It also covers all new platforms that ESPN creates or develops relationships with through 2013, and covers...