Six-Pack of Languages for World Picks Site


Rainbow Media Holdings Inc.’s World Picks launched a six-language Web site ( Tuesday.

The site -- accessible in English, Hindi, Mandarin Chinese, Romanian, Russian and Spanish -- highlights programming from World Picks On Demand, four international on-demand services (Hindi, Latino, Mandarin and Russian) and World Picks Networks (13 international networks).

The World Picks services debuted in November and are currently available on Rainbow parent Cablevision Systems Corp.'s iO: Interactive Optimum digital-cable service throughout the New York metropolitan area.

"By providing access to World Picks in-language programming and a link to local distributors, the Web site provides valuable services to both customers and programming distributors," World Picks senior vice president and general manager Cynthia Burnell said in a release.