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Time Warner Cable Is Offering New Triple Play Customers A Free Year of SHOWTIME During the Month of March

Release Date: 03/12/2010

New York, NY – March 12, 2010 – Time Warner Cable is bringing New Yorkers an exclusive appearance of Toni Collette, actress and star of UNITED STATES OF TARA on SHOWTIME® at the Lincoln Center Best Buy (1880 Broadway @ West 62nd Street) on Tuesday, March 16 from 6pm to 8pm. 

Sign up for Time Warner Cable’s Triple Play at the store and receive SHOWTIME free for one year – a savings of over $175.  As part of the promotion, customers will have access to the following channels free for one year:  SHOWTIME On Demand, SHOWTIME & SHOWTIME HD, SHOWTIME TOO & SHOWTIME TOO HD, SHOWTIME Showcase and SHOWTIME Showcase HD, SHOWTIME Extreme & SHOWTIME Extreme HD, SHOWTIME Beyond & SHOWTIME Beyond HD, SHOWTIME Women & SHOWTIME Women HD, SHOWTIME Family Zone & SHOWTIME Family Zone HD, and SHOWTIME Next & SHOWTIME Next HD.  Triple Play consists of Digital Cable, RoadRunner High Speed Online and Digital Phone for $99/month.  Offer available throughout March.  

The first 25 visitors to the Time Warner Cable Kiosk will receive a free, autographed UNITED STATES OF TARA, THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON DVD.  Throughout the event, additional attendees have the chance for Toni Collette to sign their UNITED STATES OF TARA, THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON DVD (available for purchase on site) and receive an autographed Toni Collette photograph.  There will be a photographer at the Time Warner Cable kiosk.  All photos taken can later be viewed at Time Warner Cable’s website at

Toni Collette is best known for her performance as ‘Tara Gregson’ in the SHOWTIME Original Series UNITED STATES OF TARA.  Collette was recently honored with an Emmy® for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for UNITED STATES OF TARA.  She also has a Golden Globe® for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Comedy or Musical, for this role.  Collette is in town to promote the second season of the show, which will premiere on SHOWTIME on Time Warner Cable on Monday, March 22 at 10:30pm ET.

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Note:  After the twelve-month promotion period, regular monthly SHOWTIME rates will apply.  To receive all services, lease of a digital converter is required.  Some services are not available to CableCARD customers.  Subject to change without notice.  Some restrictions apply.

About Time Warner Cable’s New York City Region
Time Warner Cable’s New York City Region 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

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, and

About Showtime Networks Inc
Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNELTM and FLIX®, as well as the multiplex channels SHOWTIME® TOOTM, SHOWTIME® SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME®, SHOWTIME BEYOND®, SHOWTIME NEXT®, SHOWTIME WOMEN®, SHOWTIME FAMILYZONE® and TMC XTRA. SNI also offers SHOWTIME HD®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL HDTM, SHOWTIME ON DEMANDTM and THE MOVIE CHANNEL ON DEMANDTM.  SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution. All SNI feeds provide enhanced sound using Dolby Digital 5.1. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME® PPV.

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