TVN Inks Deal with TV Guide SPOT


TVN Entertainment Corp. added to its stable of on-demand-content partners, striking a deal with TV Guide SPOT to provide content-assent-management and distribution services.

TV Guide SPOT now claims 20 million customers, offering previews and trailers of television programming. Under the multiyear agreement, TVN will supply its TVNow service, which can quickly process on-demand content for distribution to cable operators’ on-demand servers.

About 75% of TV Guide SPOT's content consists of original programming for on-demand audiences, including Watch This!, Big Movie Guide and mVids, a rundown of the latest music videos.

Its cable affiliates include Adelphia Communications Corp., Time Warner Cable, Insight Communications Co. Inc., Charter Communications Inc. Cox Communications Inc. and Comcast Corp.