Time Warner Cable Adds Over 300 Hours of ABC, Disney and ESPN Programming On Demand and Launches Primetime High Definition Channel
NEW YORK, Nov 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As part of its long term agreement with Disney, ABC and ESPN, this week Time Warner Cable (nsye:TWC) added over 300 hours of new On Demand programming content from ABC, Disney and ESPN. In addition, the company will launch Primetime HD On Demand on November 10, which will also be available to Digital Cable customers at no additional cost.
"We are very excited to provide more of the quality programming that our customers have come to expect, in both standard and high-definition," said Melinda Witmer, Executive Vice President and Chief Programming Officer for Time Warner Cable. "Now it is even more convenient for customers to have their favorite programming at any time, making it simple and easy for them."
Time Warner Cable customers can enjoy a variety of primetime, sports and kid's programming from channels including ABC, ABC Family, ESPN and Disney XD.
The new channel Primetime HD On Demand will carry primetime programming from ABC, NBC and CBS in High Definition, all of which will be available to Digital Cable customers for no additional cost. Subscribers will have over 100 hours of the networks' popular primetime programs including NBC's 30 Rock and The Office; ABC's Grey's Anatomy and Desperate Housewives; and CBS' Medium and CSI.
The new programming is available in the following On Demand channels:
Primetime On Demand
Sports On Demand
Entertainment On Demand
Kids On Demand
Primetime HD On Demand
For more information on Time Warner Cable content On Demand, please visit www.twondemand.com and click the "TV" section to view listings of each On Demand category.
To receive all services, Digital Cable, remote and lease of a digital set-top box are required. HDTV and HD set-top box are required to receive HD programming. Some services are not available to CableCARD(TM) customers. Not all equipment supports all services. All services may not be available in all areas. Subject to change without notice. Some restrictions apply.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located in five geographic areas -- New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, Southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. Time Warner Cable serves more than 14.7 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media Sales, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmediasales.com.
SOURCE: Time Warner Cable