Vid-Biz: TiVo, MeDeploy, Facebook

TiVo Search Goes Hi-Def; set-top box rolls out new widescreen search functionality, which includes a graphical content discovery bar. (Zatz Not Funny!)

Spout Hooks Up with MeDeploy; partnership will allow independent filmmakers to distribute their films via Spout. (Spout Blog)

Video Becoming More Social; services like Facebook shifting the purpose of uploading video from generating tons of views to sharing personal moments with friends. (MediaPost)

AMC Streaming The Prisoner; network web site to stream all 17 episodes of the original 1960s series. (MediaWeek)

MobiTV Adds CBS Programming; mobile broadcaster will start offering full-length episodes of shows like CSI and The Young and the Restless. (MediaPost)

Rentrak to Measure Mobile Video for NBCU; service will track consumption of video clips, SMS messaging, ring tones and more. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Blockbuster Looking to Partner with Telcos; as rental chain ramps up online movie delivery, CEO Jim Keyes shows interest in working with Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-verse to compete with cable VOD. (Video Business)