Press Release #103 (12/20/11) iN DEMAND

12/20/11

 December 20, 2011

 Programming Note:

Movies On Demand on Cable Schedule Update - January 2012

Awards season has officially begun with the announcement of the Golden Globe nominations on December 15. 2011. January 2012's Movies On Demand (MOD) schedule on cable includes several of the just-nominated films, including "Moneyball" (premiering Jan. 10), "50/50" (premiering Jan. 24), "The Ides of March" (premiering Jan. 17), "The Guard" (Jan. 3) and "Drive" (premiering Jan. 31). All come to cable the same day as DVD.  In addition, some notable nominees are now playing (and available throughout January) on cable's Movies On Demand including: ""Midnight in Paris," "Beginners," "The Help," "Bridesmaids," "Crazy, Stupid, Love" and "Winnie the Pooh."  (Also, the nominated "Rango" is available until 12/27/11).

All the films listed below and many others are at viewers' fingertips through the cable remote, available instantly, no DVDs to return and no late-fee worries. Almost every major studio premiere on the January 2012 schedule comes to cable the same day as its DVD release and many before Netflix and Redbox. A great variety of indie titles also premiere on cable. More info below.

Below is a selected listing of films premiering on cable TV's MOD* platform in January 2012. All of the major releases are offered in both standard and high-definition**, along with many indies. The industry's website, www.rentmoviesondemand.com has the most current info for movie fans, plus the innovative "List It!" app on http://www.facebook.com/moviesondemand to share with friends. Below are just a few highlights from the schedule of new titles this month, their premiere dates on MOD, ratings, genres and stars.

Jan. 2012 MOD Major Studio Releases*:

"I Don't Know How She Does It" - Premieres January 3, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Romance, Sarah Jessica Parker, Pierce Brosnan

"Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark" - Premieres January 3, (Same day as DVD), R, Horror, Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce

"Contagion" - Premieres January 3, (Same day as DVD, Before Redbox), PG-13, Thriller, Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow

"Shark Night" - Premieres January 3, (Same day as DVD, Months before Netflix, Available in 3D**), PG-13, Horror, Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan

"Bridesmaids (Special Edition)****" - Premieres January 5, TV-MA, Comedy, Kristin Wiig, Maya Rudolph

"What's Your Number? (Unedited)" - Premieres January 10, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix & Redbox), TV-MA, Comedy, Anna Faris, Chris Evans 

"Moneyball" - Premieres January 10, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Drama, Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill 

"Killer Elite" - Premieres January 10, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Action, Jason Statham, Clive Owen

"The Ides of March" - Premieres January 17, (Same day as DVD), R, Drama, Ryan Gosling, George Clooney

"Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star" - Premieres January 17, (Same day as DVD), R, Comedy, Nick Swardson, Christina Ricci

"Abduction" - Premieres January 17, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Action, Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins

"Courageous" - Premieres January 17, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Drama, Alex Kendrick, Ken Bevel 

"50/50" - Premieres January 24, (Same day as DVD), R, Comedy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen

"Real Steel" - Premieres January 24, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Action, Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly

"Dream House" - Premieres January 31, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Thriller, Daniel Craig, Naomi Watts

"The Thing" - Premieres January 31, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Thriller, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton

"Drive" - Premieres January 31, (Same day as DVD), R, Action, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan

"In Time" - Premieres January 31, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Thriller, Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried 

"The Big Year (Extended Edition)" - Premieres January 31, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG, Comedy, Steve Martin, Jack Black 

Jan. 2012 MOD Indie Titles*

"The Guard" - Premieres January 3, (Same day as DVD), R, Comedy, Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle 

"Perfect Sense" - Premieres January 6, (Before theatrical release), TV-MA, Drama, Ewan McGregor, Eva Green

"Beneath the Darkness" - Premieres January 6, (Same day as theatrical release), PG-13, Thriller, Dennis Quaid, Tony Oller 

"There Be Dragons" - Premieres January 10, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Drama, Charlie Cox, Wes Bentley 

"Higher Ground" - Premieres January 10, (Same day as DVD), R, Drama, Vera Farmiga, John Hawkes

"Dirty Girl" - Premieres January 17, (Same day as DVD), R, Comedy, Juno Temple, Jeremy Dozier

"Page One: Inside The New York Times" - Premieres January 18, R, Documentary, Brian Stelter, Tim Arango 

"Restless" - Premieres January 24, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Drama, Mia Wasikowska, Henry Hopper

"Mozart's Sister" - Premieres January 24, (Same day as DVD), TV-MA, Drama, Marie Féret, Marc Barbé

"The Woman" - Premieres January 24, (Same day as DVD), R, Horror, Sean Bridgers, Pollyana McIntosh

"Hell and Back Again" - Premieres January 24, (Same day as DVD, Before Redbox), NR, Documentary, Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris

"The Whistleblower" - Premieres January 24, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Drama, Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci,

"Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie***" - Premieres January 27, (Before theatrical release), R, Comedy, Eric Wareheim, Tim Heidecker,

"Texas Killing Fields" - Premieres January 31, (Same day as DVD), R, Drama, Sam Worthington, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

"The Other F Word" - Premieres January 31, (Same day as DVD), NR, Documentary, Jim Lindberg, Flea

NOTE: *Title dates and availability may vary by system. **HD and 3D not available in all systems.  ***Not available on Cox Communications.  ****Not available on Time Warner or Bright House

The movies are distributed to U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND. For more information about Movies On Demand on Cable, go to www.rentmoviesondemand.com, on-screen guides or cable system websites. Listings for Cable's Movies On Demand can also be found at TVGuide.com (http://movies.tvguide.com/movies-on-demand).

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