New Agreement Increases Entertainment Choices For Intertainer Customers
CULVER CITY, Calif. and LOS ANGELES, Calif. - (June 15, 1999) - Intertainer, Inc. and Twentieth Century Fox announced today an agreement that adds films from another top Hollywood studio to Intertainer's interactive broadband network. This partnership reinforces Intertainer's entertainment-on-demand leadership in content and programming variety.
Twentieth Century Fox has agreed to provide theatrical and library titles for distribution via Intertainer's service.
"Getting movies from Twentieth Century Fox, one of the premier industry players, is another real success for Intertainer," said Bob Kaminsky, Intertainer's senior vice president of programming. "Twentieth Century Fox makes it possible for Intertainer to offer subscribers the best in theatrical entertainment."
"Intertainer has a creative team with impressive backgrounds in producing content," said Jamie McCabe, Vice President of Worldwide Pay Per View, Twentieth Century Fox. "We look forward to exploring new media opportunities with Intertainer as broadband access increases."
The agreement with Twentieth Century Fox complements Intertainer's vast content portfolio, which includes programming from companies such as Columbia Tri-Star Television, Buena Vista (Disney), Warner Bros., Dreamworks SKG, and Cinar Corporation, among others.
Intertainer, Inc. (http://www.intertainer.com), a leading provider of home entertainment services on-demand, is defining the convergence of entertainment and technology. Intertainer, with its strategic partners - Comcast, US WEST, Sony, Intel and NBC - provides customers with a personal gateway to thousands of hours of diverse movies, music, TV, shopping and information programming to the PC or TV using high speed data lines over cable or telephone connections. The company's entertainment-on-demand, e-commerce applications and targeted advertising will be the first services enabled by the popular PersonalJava language on Scientific-Atlanta's Explorer® 2000 set-top box. Intertainer also has solid relationships with leading companies in the broadband space, including Veon, Concurrent Computer Corporation, Sun Microsystems, and Cisco Systems. Intertainer is a charter member of Cisco's "Built for Broadband" program.
About Twentieth Century Fox
Twentieth Century Fox , a News Corporation company, produces and distributes theatrical films and television series for the worldwide market and is located in Los Angeles, California.