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Remember that Xbox LIVE TV feature that Microsoft announced back at the Electronic Entertainment Expo back in June? Back then we speculated that Microsoft would be partnering with cable providers to provide the content. Happily we were wrong.

From Microsoft

“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.”

How about that channel lineup? Here’s the full list:

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 DemandAustralia

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, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K., U.S.

I don’t know about you guys but this next Xbox Dashboard update is looking absolutely epic!