Press Release #102 (12/15/11)
For immediate release
YULE LOG 2011 ON CABLE TELEVISION'S ON DEMAND IN SD, HD and 3D
PLUS, YULE LoVERS CAN NOW ALSO FIND IT ONLINE AT RENTMOVIESONDEMAND.COM
Free, Festive Offering Including Winter Green and Snowman
on Comcast, Cox Communications, Cablevision,
Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and RCN Systems
Will Enhance the Holidays
New York, December 15 - The televised Yule Log on cable is back again this year in SD, HD and 3D via free Video On Demand (VOD). Last winter, cable brought viewers the very first 3D version of the televised Yule Log. This year, the industry adds another element, enabling viewers to easily access the iconic video log online anytime, for free, from the national Movies On Demand website, rentmoviesondemand.com. Now viewers can literally carry the Yule Log into any room in the house, and warm it up with a crackling fire and carols. While the virtual hearth is burning, they can also browse through the hottest movies available instantly via cable's Movies On Demand (MOD).
Viewers can call up the Yule Log on any computer or mobile device simply by clicking on: http://rentmoviesondemand.com/yulelog
For the second year, many systems are showing the Yule Log in 3D, in addition to High Definition (HD) and Standard Definition (SD). This holiday gift is available for free via Video On Demand (VOD) for digital cable subscribers on Comcast, Cox Communications, Cablevision, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, Cablevision/Bresnan and RCN. The service is available now and airs until Jan. 2, 2012 as part of the cable operators' "free on demand" services. (See list below of exact locations on system lineups, and content availability in 3D, SD or HD.)
Adding to the familiar Yule Log, program distributor iN DEMAND also provides Winter Green*, a snowy, pine forest setting and Snowman*, dressed in top hat, scarf and neckerchief withstanding a windy, snowy storm. These offerings will help viewers get into the holiday spirit, accompanied by traditional carols like Joy to the World, Hark the Herald Angels Sing and We Wish You a Merry Christmas. *Not in 3D.
While the original televised Yule Log has been airing on broadcast TV since 1966, iN DEMAND's version for cable viewers was first produced in high definition starting in 2002 and lit up on Video On Demand starting in 2007. The 3D version, which started in 2010, is originally produced exclusively for cable by iN DEMAND using the latest 3D technology. To see the 3D version, viewers need a 3D TV with compatible 3D glasses and an HD set-top box connected according to their system's specs. The HD offerings were filmed with HD cameras and are presented in 1080i picture and 5.1 sound. The 3D version was produced by Offhollywood Digital using Red 1 cameras and an Element Technica 3D rig.
WHERE TO FIND THIS FREE ON DEMAND HOLIDAY OFFERING ON SPECIFIC MSOs**:
For SD: Top Picks/Holiday Films & More/Yule Log & More; Top Picks/Yule Log & More
For HD: Top Picks/Holiday Films & More/Yule Log & More HD; Top Picks/Yule Log & More HD
For 3D: Top Picks/Holiday Films & More/3D Specials
Cox Communications -
For SD: FreeZone/Holiday-Yule Log (Yule Log, Wintergreen and Snowman)
For HD: FreeZone/FreeZone HD/Holiday-Yule Log HD (Yule Log, Wintergreen and Snowman)
For 3D: FreeZone/3D/Events/Yule Log 3D
Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks -
SD/HD/3D: all can be found on the Free Movies On Demand channel in a category called Yule Log
In addition, the 3D Yule Log can also be found on the main Movies On Demand channel in the 3D category, (3D includes Yule Log only)
SD Only: MOD/Holiday Movies & More/Yule Log & More - Free (Yule Log, Wintergreen and Snowman)
Bresnan (Cablevision West)
For SD: FREE/Yule Log & More
For SD: Yule Log/SD or Virtual/Yule Log/SD
For HD; Yule Log/HD or Virtual/Yule Log/HD or HD On Demand/Yule Log or Virtual/HD On Demand/Yule Log
For 3D; Yule Log/3D or Virtual/Yule Log/3D or 3D TVs Only/Yule Log
**HD and 3D not available in all areas.
About iN DEMAND L.L.C.
iN DEMAND L.L.C. is the pioneer and world leader in providing exciting transactional entertainment delivered through television's most innovative technologies. iN DEMAND creates and delivers programming through cable Pay-Per-View (PPV), Video-On-Demand (VOD) as well as on digital platforms. PPV programming includes movies, boxing, wrestling and mixed martial arts events and the digital out-of-market subscription professional sports packages for MLB, the NBA, the NHL and MLS. The company also offers a range of VOD products including first-run movies and serves as the exclusive TV home of Howard Stern via its Howard TV On Demand offering. Content is delivered in both SD and HD. 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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