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The Onion News Network and YouTube Win Peabodys; prestigious award granted to news satire show and video-sharing site. (The Peabody Awards) Macrovision Shows Off Multiroom DVR; service will be part of new interactive programming guides and available in the fourth quarter. Company also unveils a Tru2way […]

The Onion News Network and YouTube Win Peabodys; prestigious award granted to news satire show and video-sharing site. (The Peabody Awards)

Macrovision Shows Off Multiroom DVR; service will be part of new interactive programming guides and available in the fourth quarter. Company also unveils a Tru2way version of its Passport guide that features 16:9 screen ratio, parental controls, and a “View Deck” for easy access to popular functions. (Multichannel News)

QuickPlay to Launch PrimeTime2Go Mobile TV Service; subscription-based service will be available next month in the Blackberry App World store and will offer full-length episodes from NBC, CBS and the CW. (release) Elsewhere in the mobile TV world, FLO TV announced the expansion of its mobile TV service in 19 markets around the country and says it will reach more than 200 million consumers in 100 U.S. markets by year’s end. (release)

Heroes Creator Tim Kring to Produce Narrative for Nokia’s Ovi Store; codenamed TEVA, the project will be an immersive experience with individual and group elements for this mobile form of storytelling. (release)

YouTube Out Again in China; site is once again inaccessible after re-appearing on Monday. (The Wall Street Journal)

People Watching the BBC Online May Soon Have to Pay Up; new law could require people who watch their TV programming only through their computers to pay a license fee. (Daily Mail)

WE Network Debuts In Men We Trust; first online series for the network follows a group of thirtysomething women as they date. (TVWeek) In other web series news, MySpace Kicks Off BFF; new gameshow tests how well friends know each other. (Variety)

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