Xbox 360 Partners with Entertainment Leaders to Bring TV to Xbox Live

Comcast, HBO GO, Syfy, Crackle and more join latest endeavor

Xbox Live's Major Nelson helped spread word today of Xbox 360's move further toward all-encompassing entertainment, with the announcement of a partnership with entertainment leaders to bring more TV options to the platform. 

 

The new push brings nearly 40 "world class TV and entertainment providers" to Xbox Live. Among those in the United States are Bravo, Comcast, HBO GO, Verizon FiOS and Syfy. The TV partnerships will begin rolling out to consoles in more than 20 countries this holiday season.

 

With the new partnerships taken into account, here's a list of the now-bursting lineup of entertainment partners on Xbox 360 and their corresponding regions:

 

•    ABC iView – Australia 

•    AlloCiné – France, Germany, Spain, U.K.  

•    Antena 3 – Spain 

•    Astral Media’s Disney XD – Canada 

•    AT&T** – U.S. 

•    BBC – U.K. 

•    blinkbox – U.K. 

•    Bravo – U.S. 

•    BSkyB** – U.K. 

•    Canal+* – France, Spain 

•    Channel 4 – U.K. 

•    Channel 5 – U.K. 

•    CinemaNow (Best Buy) – U.S. 

•    Comcast – U.S. 

•    Crackle – Australia, Canada, U.K., U.S. 

•    Dailymotion – Available in 32 markets   

•    EPIX – U.S. 

•    ESPN** – U.S. 

•    Facebook** – Available in all 35 Xbox LIVE markets 

•    FOXTEL** – Australia 

•    GolTV – Spain 

•    HBO GO – U.S. 

•    Hulu – Japan 

•    Hulu +**– U.S. 

•    iHeartRadio (Clear Channel) – U.S. 

•    Last.fm** – U.K., U.S. 

•    LOVEFiLM – Germany, U.K.  

•    Manga Entertainment – U.S. 

•    Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment/Real Sports – Canada 

•    MediaSet – Italy 

•    MSN with MSNBC.com – Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, U.K.    

•    MUZU.TV – France, Germany, Italy, Spain, U.K. 

•    Netflix**– Canada, U.S. 

•    Rogers On Demand Online (RODO) – Canada 

•    RTVE – Spain 

•    SBS On Demand – Australia 

•    Syfy – U.S. 

•    Telefonica – Spain 

•    Televisa – Mexico   

•    “The Today Show” – U.S. 

•    TELUS** – Canada 

•    TMZ – U.S. 

•    Twitter** – Available in all 35 Xbox LIVE markets 

•    UFC – Canada, U.S. 

•    Verizon – U.S. 

•    VEVO – Canada, U.K., U.S. 

•    VimpelCom** – Russia 

•    Vodafone Portugal** – Portugal 

•    YouTube – Available in 22 markets 

•    ZDF – Germany 

•    Zune** – Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain

 

* Xbox LIVE Gold membership and/or other subscriptions/fees required. Kinect functionality varies by feature, provider and region.
** Denotes existing partners on Xbox LIVE available today.

 

With all of those participating, there should be no shortage of programs to catch on Xbox Live. Anyone looking forward to TV on their Xbox 360?

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