146w ago - A few months back we reported that ITV was in talks with Sony, and today TechRadar.com (linked above) reports that UK Channel 4 is interested in bringing their 4oD on-demand service to the PlayStation 3 entertainment system as well.
If 4oD was available on the PS3, fans would be able to view popular shows on demand including Skins, Father Ted and Come Dine With Me amongst others.
An unnamed source from Channel 4 has recenrly revealed to Broadcast Magazine that they are seeking to launch on the PS3 platform.
To quote: "Channel 4 is in talks with Sony to bring video on demand service 4oD to the PlayStation 3 and is also developing an iPad app. A report in Broadcast magazine reveals that talks are already ongoing, suggesting that they are still in the early stages.
Although the BBC iPlayer has already been a huge hit on the PS3 Channel 4's service would be the first commercial arrival. 'We're looking to launch on the PS3,' a source told Broadcast Magazine."
160w ago - Today Content Manager Alex Jakubczyk has unveiled news of the most recent VidZone PS3 patch update along with the addition of a new Sub Focus TV channel.
To quote: Unless you have been living under a stone for the past week, you should have realised we have released a brand new VidZone patch!
As a quick recap, this includes improved search function, in-store game purchasing, a snazzy new main menu carousel and 100s of brand new TV channels including Artist TV, Genre TV, Label TV and Year TV!
Is your favorite artist there? Are you missing a specific Genre? Or do you have any great playlists you remember us featuring that we can create a channel for?
You may have also noticed a new channel magically appearing earlier this week - Sub Focus TV! We've had one of the first plays of brand new Sub Focus video 'Splash' featuring Coco who is tipped for big things this year and is Sting's talented daughter - if you've not checked it out yet, then we suggest you do!
Enough of that... on to this week's update:
Check out our list of favourite TV Channels this week, hand-picked by the wonderful VidZone pixies inside your PlayStation 3.
180w ago - Today SCEE's PSP European Product Manager Adam Grant has announced news of a Digital Comics competition alongside an official PSP Channel relaunch, as follows:
Think you know your comic book characters? Feeling a bit super? Then put your powers of knowledge to the test and enter the Digital Comics competition.
All you have to do is correctly name 8 comic characters and you could be in with a chance of winning a PSPgo and other prizes. Put yourself to the test.
The competition is currently only open to entrants from UK, South Africa and Ireland. Keep up to date with the latest Digital Comics news on Twitter and, if you missed it last week, check out Pete Stott's last Blog post for four free comic download codes to keep you busy until launch.
The Digital Comics reader is now available to download for PSP - with the comic store launching later this month in UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
We have just re-launched our PSP channel on YouTube to show all the new great content available now and coming soon for PSP. The videos include info on the new PSPgo, top games and new things from PlayStation Network, including Playstation Comics! Have a look and leave some comments on what you think of the videos. The channel is currently in English...
195w ago - Just a few things that we normally don't have time to mention during the week... we have recently reopened a public PS3 News IRC Channel for those who wish to idle there and occasionally mingle or swap files with others.
Just click on the IRC icon above each page to join.
Next up, Mexicodude908 has started doing PS3 News Podcasts for those on the go... this way you can still catch up on the latest news!