REDMOND, Wash. — Oct. 5, 2011 — A new era in television begins this holiday where your entertainment becomes instantly searchable, easily discoverable and enjoyable in extraordinary new ways from a single device — Xbox 360. Today, Microsoft Corp. announced plans to roll out the next generation of TV entertainment on Xbox LIVE, the online entertainment service for Xbox 360. Nearly 40 world-leading TV and entertainment providers, including Bravo, Comcast, HBO GO, Verizon FiOS and Syfy in the U.S.; BBC in the U.K., Telefónica in Spain; Rogers On Demand in Canada; Televisa in Mexico; ZDF in Germany; and MediaSet in Italy, will begin rolling out entertainment services to the console this holiday, in more than 20 countries.
See the full press release at http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2011/oct11/10-05XBTVPR.mspx. You can also get more information at the http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2011/10/05/microsoft-amp-partners-introduce-new-era-of-interactive-entertainment.aspx blog post on this subject.
Now I need to study this more fully especially considering my TiVo Series III is due to be replaced before too long. MCE, XBOX or TiVo? Should be fun regardless.