Cable Operators

New York Subs to Get Free VOD

1/02/2005 7:00 PM Eastern

Time Warner Cable will launch its free “DTV On Demand” programming tier in New York City and New Jersey on Jan. 5.

The on-demand content, already available on most other Time Warner systems nationwide, is free to all digital cable customers. It includes programming from BBC America, AOL Music, Cable News Network, Home & Garden Television, Golf Channel, A&E Networks, G4TechTV, Comedy Central, Do It Yourself, Food Network and Court TV.

The DTV On Demand content, available to 1.4 million Time Warner customers in Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and Brooklyn, N.Y.; Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties in New York state; and Bergen and Hudson counties in New Jersey, includes:

  • A&E on Demand: content from A&E Network, Biography Channel and History Channel.

  • AOL Music on Demand: music videos and weekly concerts from AOL Music Live.

  • BBC America on Demand: programs such as Changing Rooms, Ground Force America, Absolutely Fabulous and Keeping Up Appearances.

  • Comedy Central on Demand: South Park, Crank Yankers and other shows from the channel.

  • Food Network on Demand: Essence of Emeril and recipes from Wolfgang Puck, Bobby Flay and other celebrity chefs.

  • Kids on Demand: Programming from PBS, BBC America, Cartoon Network and In Demand.

  • Special Events On Demand: Seasonal VOD programming, including sports, news features and concerts.

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