Time Warner Cable video customers can now access more than 4,000 TV shows and movies on-demand from 91 programming partners at TWCTV.com via their PCs or Macs, for no additional charge.
In December, the MSO launched video-on-demand content for its TWC TV app for iPad; an Android version of the app also is in the works.
The content includes free as well as subscription on-demand content (for subscribers of premium networks such as HBO, Showtime and Starz). TWCTV.com provides pause, fast-forward and rewind features (except fast-forward is disabled in some cases where programmers require it).
To view the content on the site, users must have Microsoft IE 7.0 or higher for Windows; or Firefox 4, Safari 5 or Chrome 24 for Windows or Macintosh. The Microsoft Silverlight plug-in version 5.0 or higher also is required.
Content partners for the service include: ABC, A&E, ABC Family, AMC, BBC America, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CBS, CNN, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, E!, ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Food Network, Fox, FX, Golf Channel, HBO, HGTV, Lifetime, MTV, Nat Geo, NBC, NFL Network, Nickelodeon, Showtime, Speed HD, Sportskool, Style, Sundance, Syfy, TBS, TNT, TV Guide, TV Land, TV One, Univision and USA.