16th August 2012

TVO Launches Free On Demand App For Google TV

TVOTomorrow TVO will launch TVO On Demand, an Android app for Google TV allowing viewers to watch their favourite programs at their own convenience. Using the free app and a Google TV set top device, viewers can stream TVO programs over the internet directly onto their television. Through its already robust selection of apps and new additions such as TVO On Demand, TVO continues to be a broadcast leader in utilizing new technology to provide engaging content to Ontarians on a variety of platforms.

Also launching tomorrow, the Sony Internet Player with Google TV is the first device of its kind in the Canadian market. As part of its digital transformation, TVO recognized the opportunity to reach viewers on this new platform and designed a user-friendly app available on August 17.

One of the featured apps on Google TV, TVO On Demand highlights in-house productions including

  • The Agenda with Steve Paikin
  • Big Ideas
  • Allan Gregg in Conversation

Also available will be feature-length documentaries such as

  • Carny
  • Forgetful Not Forgotten
  • Stolen

As well as documentary series like:

  • Victorian Farm
  • Time Team
  • The Water Brothers

Plus dramas including:

  • Heartbeat
  • Criminal Justice
  • Party Animals

“TVO is pleased to be working with Sony to bring our content to a Canadian audience,” said Lisa de Wilde, Chief Executive Officer of TVO. “As part of our aggressive digital strategy, TVO is always looking to leverage new technology and increase our impact by offering our educational programs on a variety of platforms.”

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 9:37 am and is filed under Digital Products, National News, New Releases, Peripherals. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
  1. Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer)
    2:37 am on August 16th, 2012

    .@TVO Launches Free On Demand App For @GoogleTV http://t.co/DNcp8jgS

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