Eurocinema Launches On Cablevision On Demand


Eurocinema has secured a berth on Cablevision Systems Corp.'s on-demand roster.

The purveyor of international and European theatricals is now available on Cablevision's channel 500 under the international and European movies on demand category. Deal terms were not disclosed.
The films are available for $4.95 each.
With the Cablevision rollout, Eurocinema, which also counts Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications, DirecTV and Dish Network among its affiliates, is carried in over 24 million homes in the U.S. and Canada.
Among the titles, which serve as the centerpiece of a two-hour thematic block that provides perspective on the films, are: Alice's House, Portuguese with English subtitles, 2008; Le Couer Des Hommes 2, French with English subtitles, 2008; and Mala Uva, Spanish, with English subtitles, 2004
"We're delighted to add Cablevision to our list of top cable and satellite partners across the US and Canada," said Eurocinema chairman and CEO Sebastien Perioche in a statement. "We're proud to make available to US. television audiences films that have had major success in Europe and around the world. On-demand provides the perfect platform for Eurocinema's multicultural offering. Consumers may select films, at any time from the country and language of their choice, all from the comfort of their own living rooms."
Noted Cablevision senior vice president of video product management: "Cablevision is pleased to now offer International Movies On Demand as part of our VOD offering, a valuable addition to the multitude of services available to our international customers. The addition of hit foreign films from Europe, Spain and Latin America, and South Asia demonstrates Cablevision's continued commitment to provide our customers with unique content that meets their programming needs."