Press Release #25 (3/20/09)
iN DEMAND NETWORKS TO OFFER MOVIE PHENOMENON TWILIGHT ON VIDEO ON DEMAND DAY AND DATE STARTING MARCH 21
New York, March 20, 2009 - Digital Cable subscribers across the United States will be able to see the hit film Twilight via Video On Demand (VOD) day and date with its DVD release, March 21. iN DEMAND Networks will be offering the thriller romance in both Standard and High Definition to subscribers in most major systems starting at 12:01AM on Saturday, March 21. Systems include Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Bright House Networks, and Bresnan Communications in addition to many independent operators.
The intense, action-packed thriller romance between a young girl and a vampire in Washington State is based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book series by Stephenie Meyer. The highly anticipated movie from Summit Entertainment, opened in November 2008 and immediately began breaking box office records. To date, it has grossed in excess of $191 million at the domestic box office.
In addition to the movie, iN DEMAND is offering several VOD extras for fans. Twilight: Sneak Peak Extra takes viewers on the set for a behind-the-scenes look at the filming. Twilight: The Vampires Extra is an in-depth look at the characters and families that inhabit the film's world.
iN DEMAND Networks delivers Video On Demand movie programming to more than 30 million digital cable customers.
About iN DEMAND Networks
iN DEMAND Networks is the pioneer and world leader in providing exciting entertainment delivered through television's most innovative technologies. iN DEMAND creates and delivers programming through three distinct areas of business: Pay-Per-View (PPV), Video-On-Demand (VOD) and high definition (HD) programming. PPV programming includes movies, mega boxing and mixed martial arts events and the digital out-of-market subscription sports packages for MLB, the NBA, the NHL and MLS. The company also offers a range of VOD products including first-run movies, original HD VOD content, and serves as the exclusive TV home of Howard Stern, via its Howard TV On Demand offering. iN DEMAND's owners are Comcast iN DEMAND Holdings, Inc., Cox Communications Holdings, Inc., and Time Warner Entertainment - Advance/Newhouse Partnership. Further information about the company can be found at www.indemand.com.
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