Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2012
Optimum today announced the addition of popular CBS prime time shows to its free on demand offering, available to digital cable customers. Episodes of a dozen hit shows will be available for free on demand viewing the day after they first air on CBS. With this launch, prime time shows from all four major broadcast networks are now available to Optimum customers for free on demand viewing.
“CBS is home to some of the most popular shows on television, and with this launch we are extremely pleased to add the network’s compelling content to our on demand offering,” said Bradley Feldman, Cablevision’s vice president of video product management. “We are expanding the programming available to our Optimum customers for convenient on demand viewing, and with this important launch our customers can now watch prime time shows from all four major networks whenever they want, as often as they want, within a day of their original broadcast.”
CBS shows that will be available on demand include:
Big Bang Theory
The Good Wife
Made In Jersey
Two and a Half Men
The launch also includes a Fall Preview video showing highlights from upcoming new and returning CBS fall series. All titles are available to customers with Broadcast Basic service and above and a digital set-top box, and can be accessed from the Free On Demand menu on channel 502 or through the Optimum TV user interface menu.
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) is one of the nation’s leading media and telecommunications companies. In addition to delivering its Optimum-branded cable, Internet, and voice offerings throughout the New York area, the company owns and operates cable systems serving homes in four Western states. Cablevision’s local media properties include News 12 Networks, MSG Varsity and Newsday Media Group. Cablevision also owns and operates Clearview Cinemas. Additional information about Cablevision is available on the Web at http://www.cablevision.com.