Press Release #52 (4/30/10)
MOVIES ON DEMAND ON CABLE A TOP DESTINATION FOR HIT FILMS IN MAY 2010
CABLE HAS MULTIPLE AWARD-WINNERS, MEGA-HITS, AND A MAJORITY OF TITLES
ARE AVAILABLE "DAY AND DATE" WITH HOME VIDEO
OR BEFORE KIOSKS & MAIL SERVICES
Mega-Hits Such as "Avatar" and "Valentine's Day" Available on Cable On Demand in May
New York, April 30 - May 2010 brings a robust schedule of Movies On Demand (MOD) to cable subscribers, with hits like "Avatar" and "Valentine's Day" instantly available on the home screen. Noteworthy this month, many of the biggest titles will premiere on cable's On Demand platform before several kiosk or subscription mail services. These and many others are also Day & Date with home video release (D&D). Now, MOD is truly the most convenient and best way to see the hottest new releases, without DVDs to return or late-fee worries.
May 2010's schedule of films premiering on Movies on Demand (MOD) includes multiple genres, with something appealing to every member of the family. Premiere titles are in the following categories: drama, thriller, romantic comedy, family comedy, sci-fi/adventure, musical, romance and horror.
All these films are accessible with just the touch of a remote button, in either standard or high-definition. Below are some of the titles, their premiere dates on MOD and ratings. "D&D" indicates title is available on cable the same day as the home video release. "**" Indicates earlier than some kiosk and subscription mail providers.
1. "Leap Year" -- Premieres May 4 (D&D), PG
2. "Nine" -- Premieres May 4 (D&D), PG-13
3. "Avatar" - Premieres May 9 (**), PG-13
4. "Edge of Darkness" - Premieres May 11 (D&D**), R
5. "Daybreakers" -- Premieres May 11 (D&D), R
6. "Tooth Fairy" -- Premieres May 11 (**), PG
7. "An Education" -- Premieres May 14, PG-13
8. "Valentine's Day" -- Premieres May 18 (D&D**), PG-13
9. "Invictus" -- Premieres May 18 (D&D**), PG-13
10. "The Spy Next Door" -- Premieres May 18 (D&D), PG
11. "Dear John" - Premieres May 25 (D&D), PG-13
12. "The Road" - Premieres May 25 (D&D), R
With Movies On Demand through digital cable, viewers can watch movies instantly, pause, fast-forward and rewind.
These movies are distributed to most U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND. For full listings, go to www.indemand.com, on-screen guides or cable system websites. Complete listings for Cable's Movies On Demand can also be found at TVGuide.com (http://movies.tvguide.com/movies-on-demand).
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 Pay-Per-View (PPV) and Video-On-Demand (VOD) as well as on digital platforms. PPV programming includes movies, boxing, mixed martial arts and wrestling events and the 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 Standard and High Definition. 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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