Interactive television

  1. CES Quick Hits: Tim, Chris Vanderhook on Making MySpace TV 'Complete TV Experience'

    January 11, 2012 7:44 PM EST LAS VEGAS -- Just what exactly is MySpace TV ? As described by Tim and Chris Vanderhook, MySpace's new owners at Specific Media, it's a "linear TV experience" for the app-heavy smart TV marketplace. Launching on Panasonic' ...

  2. CES 2012: Here's What The Music Biz Will Be Watching For

    January 09, 2012 9:00 AM EST The International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, long the go-to event for the tech and mobile industries, is increasingly becoming a magnet for music-based services and media companies. With many of this year's announcements expected ...

  3. Linkin Park Partners With Flingo for Connect TV App

    November 30, 2011 4:07 PM EST Linkin Park has partnered with Flingo to create a branded app that delivers non-stop video and entertainment on connected TVs. "Linkin Park TV" is a video-centric app that offers on-demand content along with photos and tour dates, and pr ...

  4. MOG Now Available on Samsung TVs

    September 27, 2011 12:44 PM EDT Barely a week after unveiling an innovative new free usage tier , streaming music service MOG is now available on a range of Samsung-made smart TVs and Blu-ray players, expanding its interest into the living room. The service makes its way to thes ...

  5. Business Matters: Rhapsody, MetroPCS Partnership Excludes Warner Music Group

    August 17, 2011 6:29 PM EDT Rhapsody, MetroPCS Partnership Excludes Warner Music Group -- Warner Music Group is a holdout in the Rhapsody-MetroPCS bundle r eported Wednesday at Billboard.biz , according a report by CNET. That means subscribers who get the free subscription t ...

  6. DAR.fm Launches, 'TiVo for Music Streaming'

    February 24, 2011 4:44 PM EST Michael Robertson, the entrepreneur behind MP3.com and MP3Tunes -- both of which drew music industry lawsuits for copyright infringement -- is at it again, today launching a new service that will let users record and save music from streaming Inte ...

  7. A Glimpse At Future Livestreaming Services @MIDEM 2011

    January 23, 2011 12:00 AM EST CANNES, France -- Shows like MIDEM are full of companies looking to strike deals and make partnerships, but not yet ready to discuss on the record the details of their products. So we wind up having many meetings on background with companies plann ...

  8. Vevo Releases Google TV App

    October 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Vevo has created an app for the upcoming Google TV service, the company revealed today. The app will provide a customized catalog of music programming from the Vevo catalog and is built especially for Google TV. A screenshot of the Vevo app at Goo ...

  9. TiVo: Super Bowl Plays Trumped Ads

    February 09, 2010 12:00 AM EST The five biggest Super Bowl moments outscored the five biggest ads Sunday, when measured by audience spikes and how many folks using TiVo rewound the action to watch it again. TiVo said Monday that the top moment of Super Bowl XLIV was Tracy Porte ...

  10. CES Preview: Tablets, Cisco, Lady Gaga and More

    January 06, 2010 12:00 AM EST As has become the annual custom, the tech industry will celebrate the new year by congregating en masse in the Las Vegas Convention Center to showcase their latest and greatest gadgets and gear. This year will be no different, as the event kicks o ...

  11. MySpace To Launch Widget for TV

    January 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST MySpace is looking to make watching the tube a lot more social. The News Corp.-owned social networking giant has announced plans to launch MySpace Widget for TV, an application which essentially will serve as a mini version of the popular site tha ...

  12. TiVO, Amazon Pair For Purchasing Service

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT TiVO and Amazon.com are teaming up on a service that will let TiVO users buy products featured on the TV show they are watching. Users purchase the products through the Amazon online store. The Product Purchase feature, as it is called, requires a ...

  13. Digital Briefs: Music Choice, TiVo, YouMail, American Idol

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Music Choice's on-demand music videos and original programming is now available to TiVo users. The two companies joined forces to add the Music Choice service to the TiVoCast feature on broadband-connected TiVo devices at no extra cost to u ...

  14. Rhapsody Links With TiVo

    October 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rhapsody is bringing its market-leading subscription music service to the TiVo digital video recorder. The two companies joined forces to create a TiVO-customized version of the Rhapsody service that uses the TiVo remote for navigation and its &qu ...

  15. Musicrypt, Billboard Radio Monitor Launch 'eNote'

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Product combines digital delivery with an ad. Product combines digital delivery with an ad. News ...

  16. Lee, Newsted, Clarke Search For 'Rock Star'

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Show will premiere this summer Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Guns N' Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke have formed a new band, Supernova, and will utilize the CBS reality show "Rock Star" ...

  17. Content Control Debated At DEMXPO

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Conference, awards held Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in L.A. Old media brands and new technology startups could agree on one thing at the 2006 Digital Entertainment & Media Expo conference—the digital entertainment industry has a long way to go before it at ...

  18. Coming To A Home Near You: The Connected Consumer

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Looking for the catalyst for a true revolution in home entertainment? There is no shortage of possibilities: high-definition TV, TiVO, BitTorrent, video on demand, smart set-top boxes and more. Vince Broady is senior VP of games and entertainment ...

  19. TiVo Names Rogers Prez

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT TiVo named industry veteran Tom Rogers its president/CEO, replacing the company's co-founder Mike Ramsay effective July 1. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- TiVo named industry veteran Tom Rogers its president/CEO, replacing the company's co-f ...

  20. TiVo Co-founder Ramsay Resigns As CEO

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST TiVo's Michael Ramsay, perhaps the man most responsible for introducing commercial-zapping digital video recording to television audiences worldwide, will relinquish his CEO title at the company he co (The Hollywood Reporter) -- TiVo's M ...

  21. UMG To Launch Music Channel With EchoStar

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group and satellite TV provider EchoStar Communications Corp. are in talks to launch a new 24-hour music channel, sources tell Billboard.biz. Universal Music Group and satellite TV provider EchoStar Communications Corp. are in talk ...

  22. TiVo, Netflix In Deal To Develop Digital Film Delivery

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT TiVo and Netflix confirmed Sept. 30 that they will develop technologies for the digital delivery of movies for viewing on television sets and will jointly work on securing content deals with studios. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- TiVo and Netflix co ...

  23. CBS Nabs INXS Reality Series

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After a healthy bidding war, CBS has landed the Mark Burnett-produced reality series in which aspiring musicians will compete to become the new lead singer of Australian rock band INXS. After a healthy bidding war, CBS has landed the Mark Burnett- ...

  24. CBS Nabs INXS Reality Series

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After a healthy bidding war, CBS has landed the Mark Burnett-produced reality series in which aspiring musicians will compete to become the new lead singer of Australian rock band INXS. After a healthy bidding war, CBS has landed the Mark Burnett- ...

  25. Music Choice Adds 6 Million In 2003

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 2003. The music programming service, which is carried over cable and satellite television networks, now reaches 32.7 million homes. Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 200 ...

  26. Music Choice Adds 6 Million In 2003

    January 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 2003. The music programming service, which is carried over cable and satellite television networks, now reaches 32.7 million homes. Music Choice says it added 6 million new subscribers in 200 ...

  27. Sugababes Game Released In U.K.

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music U.K. and national TV network Channel 4 have teamed for an interactive game featuring Island pop act Sugababes. Universal Music U.K. and national TV network Channel 4 have teamed for an interactive game featuring Island pop act Suga ...

  28. Sugababes Game Released In U.K.

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music U.K. and national TV network Channel 4 have teamed for an interactive game featuring Island pop act Sugababes. Universal Music U.K. and national TV network Channel 4 have teamed for an interactive game featuring Island pop act Suga ...