Players Network Recruits TVN For VOD Aid


TVN Entertainment will manage and distribute Players Network’s library of original content, including the video-on-demand service Vegas On Demand, the companies said Wednesday.

Players reaches about 15 million homes through VOD agreements with Comcast, DirecTV, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-verse and TiVo, the companies said.

TVN will provide services such as encoding and transcoding; asset management and delivery; and interactive metadata management tools via its ADONISS system to deliver 40 or more Players Network programs per month from the company’s proprietary library of more than 1,000 programs to its multiple VOD affiliates.

Players Network also provides content via broadband on its Web site,, and Google and Yahoo Video.