Press Release #137 (9/26/12)

9/26/12

   October 2012 Movies On Demand

Programming Note:

Movies On Demand on Cable Schedule Update - October 2012

Major Studio Releases*:

Highlights of the October schedule for Movies On Demand (MOD) on cable include "Dark Shadows" starring Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer, the megahit "Prometheus" with Noomi Rapace and Michael Fassbender, "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" the animated family hit voiced by Ben Stiller, Chris Rock and many other stars, "Magic Mike" the critically-acclaimed story of a male stripper, for which a sequel was just-announced and "The Campaign," the comedy with Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis. All of those mentioned above and many more premiere on MOD the same day as DVD. 

All of the major releases listed below 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 major studio releases.  Like us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/moviesondemand

"Dark Shadows" - Premieres October 2, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix), PG-13, Comedy, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer 

"People Like Us" - Premieres October 2, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Drama, Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks 

"Rock of Ages" - Premieres October 9, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix), PG-13, Musical, Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta 

"The Raven" - Premieres October 9, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix), R, Thriller, John Cusack, Luke Evans 

"Prometheus" - Premieres October 9, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, SciFi, Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender 

"2016: Obama's America" - Premieres October 12, (4 days before DVD), PG, Documentary 

"Chernobyl Diaries" - Premieres October 16, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix), R, Horror, Devin Kelley, Jonathan Sadowski 

"Moonrise Kingdom" - Premieres October 16, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Drama, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton 

"That's My Boy" - Premieres October 16, (Same day as DVD), R, Comedy, Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg 

"Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" - Premieres October 16, (Same day as DVD), PG, Animated, Ben Stiller, Chris Rock 

"Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" - Premieres October 23, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Action, Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper 

"Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" - Premieres October 23, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Comedy, Steve Carell, Keira Knightly 

"Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection" - Premieres October 23, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Comedy, Tyler Perry, Eugene Levy 

"Magic Mike" - Premieres October 23, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix), R, Drama, Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer 

"The Campaign" - Premieres October 30, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix), R, Comedy, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis

October 2012 Independent Movies and other titles of note*:

MOD viewers can catch many entertaining titles on cable either before or the same day they premiere in theatres. In October, that group includes "Nature Calls," "In Their Skin," "The Details" "Price Check," "The Comedy," "Universal Soldier: Day Of Reckoning" and "Fat Kid Rules the World." More details on those below.  Plus, MOD features the world premiere of the film noir thriller, "Hotel Noir." Also premiering are "Ruby Sparks" and "Safety Not Guaranteed," both of which have already received critical and audience acclaim. These entertaining indie films may not be widely available in local theaters.

"Restless City" - Premieres October 2, (7 days before DVD, Netflix & Redbox), R, Drama, Sy Alassane, Nicole Grey 

"Red Lights" - Premieres October 2, (Same day as DVD), R, Thriller, Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver 

"The Lady" - Premieres October 2, (Same day as DVD), R, Drama, Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis

"Sound of My Voice" - Premieres October 2, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Thriller, Christopher Denham, Nicole Vicius, Brit Marling

"Nature Calls" - Premieres October 4, (Before theatrical release), R, Comedy, Johnny Knoxville, Patton Oswalt 

"In Their Skin" - Premieres October 4, (Before theatrical release), TV-MA, Thriller, Selma Blair, Josh Close 

"The Details" - Premieres October 5, (Before theatrical release), R, Comedy, Tobey Maguire, Elizabeth Banks

"A Cat in Paris" - Premieres October 9, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix), PG, Animated

"Hotel Noir" - Premieres October 9, (Before theatrical release), R, Crime, Rufus Sewell, Carla Gugino 

"Price Check" - Premieres October 11, (Before theatrical release), TV-14, Comedy, Parker Posey, Eric Mabius

"Special Forces" - Premieres October 12, (Same day as theatrical release), R, Drama, Diane Kruger, Djimon Hounsou

"Neil Young Journeys" - Premieres October 16, (Same day as DVD), PG, Documentary, Neil Young 

"All Together" - Premieres October 16, (Before theatrical release), TV-MA, Comedy, Jane Fonda, Geraldine Chaplin 

"The Comedy" - Premieres October 23, (Before theatrical release), TV-MA, Drama, Tim Heidecker, James Murphy

"The Invisible War" - Premieres October 23, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix), TV-14, Documentary, Helen Benedict, Anu Bhagwati 

"Universal Soldier: Day Of Reckoning" - Premieres October 25, (Before theatrical release, available in 3D*), R, Action, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren 

"Fat Kid Rules the World" - Premieres October 25, (Same day as theatrical release), R, Comedy, Jacob Wysocki, Billy Campbell

"Ruby Sparks" - Premieres October 30, (Same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Comedy, Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan 

"Americano" - Premieres October 30, (Same day as DVD), TV-MA, Drama, Mathieu Demy, Salma Hayek 

"Safety Not Guaranteed" - Premieres October 30, (Same day as DVD), R, Comedy, Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass

Cable is the nation's powerhouse in delivery of movies via the On Demand platform, representing more than 50% of all paid orders in the U.S., far outpacing satellite, telco, iTunes, Amazon and all others.** Comcast alone averages four billion views annually on its On Demand platform.  Movies On Demand on Cable (MOD) is the easiest, most convenient way to rent movies from home instantly, with just a click of the remote. It is part of digital cable service.

NOTES:

 *Title dates and availability may vary by system. HD and 3D not available in all systems. 

**Independent third party research. 

These movies are distributed to U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND. For further information, go to www.indemand.com. 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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