With apps delivering a high quality video experience on smart phones and tablets, the conception of mobile television has been redefined. These secondary screens also provide powerful user interfaces for programme discovery. Even more interesting is how these companion devices can complement the large screen in the living room. And we have yet to see what else, if anything, Apple plans for the living room screen. It could be very disruptive to the traditional television business. It seems we could be seeing only the first phase of the connected television revolution.