AOL and Warner Bros. Announce ''In2TV,'' New Broadband Network on AOL.com, Delivering the Largest Offering of Long-Form Television Programming Online
DULLES, Va. & BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2005--America Online, Inc.:
Thousands of Episodes from Welcome Back Kotter, Sisters, Beetlejuice, Lois & Clark, La Femme Nikita, Growing Pains and Many More to be Shown in Their Entirety, Free and On-Demand, With Interactive Quizzes, Games, Polls, and Contests
Thousands of episodes from some of the most popular television series of all time will make a comeback exclusively on AOL.comin early 2006, thanks to a pioneering collaboration between AOL and Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution to form a new broadband network. The network- called In2TV - will allow consumers to stream full-length episodes from favorite series such as Welcome Back Kotter, Sisters, Beetlejuice, Lois & Clark, La Femme Nikita and Growing Pains free and on-demand on the Web. Along with full-length episodes, In2TV will also include unique interactive features such as games, quizzes, polls, trivia contests and more.
This first-of-its-kind interactive video experience demonstrates the impact of broadband -- now in 53% of U.S. households* -- on the television industry, as broadband provides a new platform for television assets on the Internet.
This treasure trove of television programming will serve as a cornerstone of the AOL.com website's commitment to delivering broadband video through AOL Video on DemandAOL Video Search and , as well as through AOL Television , the number one television destination online**. AOL's Video Search engine is one of the industry's most comprehensive video search tools, drawing from the industry-leading AOL Video on Demand archive of more than 18,000 licensed and originally produced assets and over 1.5 million video assets on the Internet indexed through AOL's Singingfish.