Green Bay's Leading Cable Operator Carries America's First Gay & Lesbian Television Network
New York, NY February 13, 2006 – Time Warner Cable and here! Networks, announced today that here! – America's first gay and lesbian television network – is now available to Time Warner Digital Cable customers in Green Bay, WI as a monthly subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service. With the SVOD service, digital customers will have access to here!'s diverse lineup of premium gay and lesbian- themed programming by purchasing a single monthly subscription.
"By offering here! as a subscription service, Time Warner Green Bay is meeting the high demand for diverse, the best in premium gay and lesbian-themed entertainment, as much and as often as viewers choose to watch for one affordable price," said Maria Dwyer, Vice President, Affiliate Sales and Marketing.
Time Warner Cable now offers a variety of here! original and acquired programming including hit movies, series, comedies, specials and documentaries for one monthly subscription charge for $5.95 to digital customers in the greater Green Bay area. Customers will have the opportunity of choosing from a wide selection of titles by simply tuning to digital channel 944 and selecting "premiums" where they can watch here! at any time for one monthly set price. With Time Warner's subscription video on demand service, viewers will have instant access to here!'s monthly program lineup with the power to pause, rewind and fast-forward right from the remote. To purchase the here! on a monthly SVOD package, customers should call Time Warner Cable at 800 236-1704. You can also order by going to 944 and clicking your remote
here!, which owns the world's largest library of gay and lesbian television programming, is currently in production with made-for-network movies, original series and specials including: John Waters Presents Movies That Will Corrupt You, a film series hosted by the legendary director from his hometown of Baltimore, MD; In Her Line of Fire, an original film starring Mariel Hemingway as a lesbian action hero; Dante's Cove, an original gothic horror series; and Deadly Skies, an original film starring Antonio Sabato, Jr. as a nuclear scientist trying to save the world from an oncoming asteroid. Recent successful shows include Margaret Cho's concert film, Assassin; Birch and Co., a talk show hosted by Elizabeth Birch, former Executive Director of the Human Rights Campaign; and Third Man Out, the critically-acclaimed made-for network movie starring Chad Allen as a gay private investigator.
About Time Warner Green Bay
Time Warner Cable is Green Bay's leading in-home entertainment, communications and information company serving approximately 150,000 homes in the northeast Wisconsin area. The company has built its reputation on providing customers with choice, value and world-class customer service. Time Warner Cable is an industry leader in delivering advanced products and services such as digital cable, video on demand, high definition television, digital video recorders, high-speed Internet service, wireless home networking, and residential telephone service. Time Warner Cable is a division of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX), a leading media and entertainment company, whose businesses include interactive services, cable systems, filmed entertainment, television networks and publishing.
here!, America's first gay television network, was established in 2002. here!, currently available to more than 42 million households, offers a wide variety of groundbreaking original movies and series plus the world's largest gay and lesbian film library targeted to a broad-based gay and lesbian audience. here! is available across the U.S. via satellite and carried by major cable providers nationwide.
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