Vid-Biz: Roku, DISH, Paul Abdul

Roku Raised an Additional $13.4 Million; SEC documents show the set-top box maker received the funds from Menlo Ventures over two rounds. (Contentinople)
DISH Network Profits Down 81 Percent; TiVo litigation costs and rising expenses to blame for poor second quarter, though the company did add 26,000 net subscribers for its first quarterly increase in more than a year. (The New York Times)
People Fast-Forwarded Through Paula Abdul; stats from TiVo reveal that people skipped what the sometimes nutty former American Idol judge had to say. (Broadcasting & Cable)
An Early Look at EpixHD; the private beta shows off the some online features such as social viewing that can be accessed by non-subscribers. (Multichannel News)
Turner Launches PGA iPhone App; lets fans stream live video from the 2009 PGA Championship August 13 – 16. (MediaWeek)
Rumor: iTunes 9 to Support Blu-ray; support could arrive as soon as next month, update could also include Twitter and Facebook integration. (The Apple Blog)