New York, NY, November 1, 2010 – Time Warner Cable’s East Region/NYC customers can order acclaimed filmmaker and native New Yorker Ed Burns’ latest independent film and romantic comedy Nice Guy Johnny through the ease and convenience of HD Movies On Demand Channel 700 and Movies On Demand Channel 1000. Burns videotaped a special video message for Time Warner Cable customers, which can be seen along with the trailer at www.twondemand.com/movies/nice-guy-johnny?view=trailer. Nice Guy Johnny premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April.
“We’re excited to bring independent films directly to customers’ homes exclusively through On Demand technology such as Nice Guy Johnny, which complements the robust indie film choices available to our customers,” said Jeffrey A. Hirsch, Chief Marketing Officer, Time Warner Cable’s East Region. “Time Warner Cable continually aims to enhance the variety of programming available to its customers and is happy to provide a platform to broaden the reach for independent filmmakers,” added Hirsch.
Since 2002, Time Warner Cable has offered thousands of films On Demand including hundreds of independent films. Time Warner Cable continues to expand its On Demand content by providing customers with exclusive shows and new releases the same day they are released on DVD. Movies On Demand features a variety of films including drama, action, horror, family and comedy available for purchase with prices starting at $1.99.
About Time Warner Cable’s East Region/NYC
Time Warner Cable’s New York City footprint serves over 1.4 million customers in four NYC boroughs (Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and western Brooklyn), Mt. Vernon, Hudson Valley (Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and parts of Dutchess, Greene and Delaware Counties) and Bergen and Hudson Counties, New Jersey. Visit www.timewarnercable.com/nynj.
Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located in five geographic areas — New York State (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. Time Warner Cable serves more than 14 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers a suite of phone, Internet, Ethernet and cable television services to businesses of all sizes. Time Warner Cable Media Sales, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions that are targeted and affordable. More information about the services of Time Warner Cable is available at www.timewarnercable.com, www.twcbc.com and www.twcmediasales.com.