2013

Apple TV Adds Apps for Vevo, Weather Channel, Smithsonian Channel, Disney and Disney XD

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Just a quick heads-up: Apple has added today a few new apps to the Apple TV including Vevo, a dedicated app for ‘The Weather Channel’, Smithsonian Channel, Disney Channel and Disney XD.

Vevo has issued a press release announcing its arrival on the Apple TV, noting that it brings access to the site’s library of 75,000 music videos.

Apple TV users are sure to recognize the intuitive and efficient design. VEVO viewers are able to quickly browse videos by featured artists including all of the latest premieres. VEVO includes multiple modes of discovery – you can watch on-demand videos from any genre or simply select any video that piques your interest. If you have something particular in mind, perform a search and we will surface what you’re looking for right at your fingertips.

The Weather Channel app offers current conditions and forecasts for a variety of locations, as well as access to featured stories and Weather Channel shows.

The Smithsonian Channel offers on-demand access to streams of full episodes from the television channel, while the Disney Channel and Disney XD apps offer live and on-demand access with authentication through select television providers. Currently supported providers for the Disney apps include AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast, Cox, Midcontinent Communications, Optimum, and Verizon FiOS.

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