Verizon FiOS TV Inks Renewal For Entertainment Studios' Six HD Nets

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Entertainment Studios has reached a multiyear renewal for its six HD networks with Verizon FiOs.

The deal, terms of which were not disclosed, calls for the telco continue  to carry Cars.TV, Comedy.TV, ES.TV, MyDestination.TV, Pets.TV and Recipe.TV as part of its lineup of more than 140 HD channels.

"This agreement is part of our ongoing commitment to continue offering FiOS TV customers a variety of content," said Terry Denson, Verizo's VP of content strategy and acquisition, in a statement. "Entertainment Studios Networks is a content provider that can offer quality programming on all screens, which is something we seek out for our FiOS subscribers."

"Because we own our content 100 percent, we are able to offer 100 percent authentication rights, which is essential for platforms to succeed," said Byron Allen, founder, chairman and CEO of Entertainment Studios. "Multiscreen programming is a must-have strategy and Verizon FiOS TV is the clear leader."

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