Vid-Biz: Sony-BBC, Yahoo Connected TV, Muppets Online

Sony Brings BBC iPlayer to Bravia TVs; the service will offer seven day catchup and is accessed through the now familiar Sony Xross Media Bar (XMB). (TechRadar UK)

Yahoo Connected TV Now Available On Select Toshiba TVs; Yahoo Connected TV still exists?!?! (TechCrunch)

Disney Online Rolls Out Muppets Web Series; Disney Online has rolled out two new Web series featuring Kermit, Fozzie and the gang along with Food Network veteran chef Cat Cora. (MediaWeek)

Chase Carey Cautiously Optimistic About Broadcast Business; Carey believes the broadcast nets have “for too long accepted second-class citizenship,” driving home the point that broadcasters must increase pressure on distributors to pay for broadcast signals. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Class Is In Session, And Streaming Live On Grockit TV; educational startup Grockit is expanding its reach today from social learning to streaming video with a set of live courses to supplement its SAT and GMAT test prep service. (TechCrunch)

OxygenLive! Adds Blurts, Miso Badges for Bad Girls Club Miami; Oxygen teamed up with social TV check-in service Miso to give fans of Bad Girls Club Miami the opportunity to receive badges and unlock exclusive content after checking in. (WebNewser)

Avaya Video Solutions Make Real-Time Collaboration More Accessible; the new solutions make HD video collaboration accessible for more employees in more enterprises at one-third the cost and using significantly less bandwidth. (press release)