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buddytv-logoGearing up to launch a brand new TV discovery app, Seattle-based BuddyTV has raised $1.5 million.

BuddyTV was founded in 2005 by Andy Liu and David Niu — who sold their last company to aQuantive — and features TV news, listings, games, photos and more. Liu is still leading the team at BuddyTV, while Niu went on to found TINYhr.

The company also developed the BuddyTV Guide App to help viewers locate recommended content. That app has more than 1.2 million downloads.

Total funding for BuddyTV, which is backed by Madrona Venture Group and others, is now at nearly $11 million.

Now, BuddyTV is set to debut a brand new TV discovery service. Check back on GeekWire next week to find out more about the new app.

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