Time Warner Snags Fox Prime-Time Shows for VOD Service Multichannel News
Time Warner Cable and Fox have signed an accord that will put a wide range of Fox’s prime-time programs on TWC’s Primetime On Demand VOD service, Multichannel News reports.
The deal, which does not cover Fox’s TV Everywhere online service, gives Time Warner, the country’s No. 2 cable operator, VOD programming from all four major broadcasters.
The story reports: “Under the deal with Fox, announced Friday, TWC's Primetime On Demand service now offers episodes of shows including: ‘American Dad,’ ‘America's Most Wanted,’ ‘Bob's Burger,’ ‘Bones,’ ‘Cleveland Show,’ ‘Cops,’ ‘Family Guy,’ ‘Fringe,’ ‘Glee,’ ‘Hell's Kitchen,’ ‘House,’ ‘MasterChef,’ ‘Raising Hope’ and ‘The Simpsons.’ The shows are not available the day after air.”
The VOD offerings will have fast-forward disabled, and will be available in standard-definition and high-definition, the story says.