There’s a new second screen app on the market and it’s not meant to be a viewing companion. FixYa for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad, “ is a community based trouble-shooting resource that provides consumer-generated, practical product tips to help consumers solve problems on 8 million products,” including TV related products. Next time your TV is broken, your DVR isn’t working right, or you want to try and mount your new flatscreen on your own download this new video-based fix-it app. Read more
Archives: November 2012
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One of the most fascinating new shows recently launched on Bravo. LOLwork (Wednesdays at 11:30), is a docuseries that goes inside the Seattle offices of ICanHasCheezburger.com the website that helped define the internet through cat memes. We interviewed Ben Huh, the founder, CEO and “catrepreneur” of Cheezburger about cats, TV and the social web. Read more
Bravo TV has formally unveiled the interactive TV feature it hyped last month. Now called “Play Live,” the service will make its debut on “What What Happens Live” tonight at 11 PM. The interactive product will be based at www.bravotv.com/playlive, and on the Bravo Now app. Bravo details exactly what to expect in the official announcement:
As the second space heats up it’s continuously harder for a TV network to find the right platform to build a unique partnership with. This month National Geographic Channel’s popular reality TV shows Doomsday Preppers (about the lives of ordinary Americans preparing for the end of the world) and Rocket City Rednecks (about a genius hillbilly family from Alabama) are partnering across Yahoo!’s IntoNow to deliver a unique second screen experience. We spoke with Yahoo!’s Director of Business Development and Strategy, Sima Sistani and National Geographic Channel‘s Director of Digital Marketing Katy Anadale about the partnership. Read more
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