Oh no, that's not what he said!
Yesterday reports were circulating that Foxconn CEO Terry Gou had confirmed his company was working on the Apple HDTV. Those reports originated with a Chinese website. Foxconn has now come out and stated officially that Gou did not confirmed work on Apple TV was going on at facility.
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If Foxconn denial can be believed, it seems that Gou was merely iterating the company was ready for such a product if it did launch. Of course, if Gou let slip that the Apple HDTV was coming the company would have to cover it up out of fear of losing a contract due to breaking Apple's notoriously tight security.