Turner Sports will add interactive-TV and video-on-demand enhancements to its
coverage of the Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament, which begins June 24
on Turner Network Television and CNNfn.
Cable subscribers with access to Wink will be able to receive 'Wimbledon on
TNT' polls, trivia, statistics and electronic-commerce information.
Also, eight classic Wimbledon matches will be available through various VOD
providers, including In Demand L.L.C., TVN Entertainment Corp. and Cablevision
System Corp.'s iO: Interactive Optimum service.
Live scoring, trivia, quizzes, polls and text messaging will be available for
wireless platforms through America Online Inc. And AOL subscribers with access
to AOL Radio will be able to hear live audio simulcasts of Wimbledon's
play-by-play for all matches.