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June 21, 2012

Filipino On Demand Now Available to TFC Subscribers on Time Warner Cable in Select Markets

A library of top Filipino entertainment now available On Demand

Centennial, CO/Redwood City, CA, June 20, 2012 – International Media Distribution and ABS-CBN International, the largest Filipino entertainment, news and broadcast company in the U.S., announced today that Filipino On Demand has launched on select Time Warner Cable systems.

Filipino On Demand is available for no additional charge to Time Warner Cable digital customers with a subscription to The Filipino Channel (TFC) on systems in Hawaii, San Antonio, TX, The Carolinas, New Jersey and New York.

“We’re excited about providing Time Warner Cable customers with a variety of top quality Filipino programming at no additional cost,” said Jun Del Rosario, ABS-CBN International Head of Cable & Satellite Distribution and Regional Marketing Head for North America.  “With updated content each week, our customers can connect back home in the Philippines by catching their favorite stars and shows with the convenience of an on demand service.”

Current programming highlights include: 

Nobody Nobody But Juan (Movies)
A lifetime dream to be in a prestigious TV show reunites an old man with his long lost love.
Available until 6/28/12

Tattoo (Maalaala Mo Kaya)
A woman who helps juvenile offenders get a second shot at life realizes that being kind is not enough to change one’s heart.
Available until 7/5/12

Francis M Man From Manila (Variety)
Delve into the life, love and music OPM idol Francis Magalona in this special documentary dedicated to the so-called Man from Manila.
Available until 7/12/12

Traysikel (Maalaala Mo Kaya)
A complicated situation forces a man to choose between saving his child or keeping his integrity and loyalty as a man.
Available 6/22/12-7/19/12

Iskul Bukol (Movies)
After 20 years, the alumni of Wambol University reunite to create a maze of trouble.
Available 6/29/12-7/26/12

To access Filipino On Demand, Time Warner Cable customers should go to the On Demand menu, then select International > Premiums > Filipino On Demand or go directly to the following channels:

  • Hawaii – Channel 658
  • San Antonio – Channel 946
  • Carolinas – Channel 865
  • Albany - Channel 927
  • Central NY – Channel 684
  • Western NY – Channel 1221
  • New England – Channel 1227
  • NYC/NJ – Channel 538

Filipino On Demand is an On Demand service featuring 100 hours of Filipino entertainment from ABS-CBN.  Filipino On Demand allows unlimited access to award-winning Pinoy classics, blockbuster hits, touching miniseries and live concerts each month.

About ABS-CBN International

ABS-CBN International was created over 15 years ago to be of service to all Filipinos. With the launch of The Filipino Channel (TFC), the company became the first and most successful Filipino broadcaster in the U.S. The company offers telecommunication, retail, theatricals, money remittance and cargo services, online audio and video streaming, IPTV, On Demand, along with philanthropic support for Filipinos and the communities they now call home. Based in Redwood City, CA, ABS-CBN International is a subsidiary of ABS-CBN Corporation, the Philippines’ largest entertainment and broadcasting company, through ABS-CBN Corporation's wholly-owned subsidiary, ABS-CBN Global Hungary Kft. For more information, visit www.abs-cbnglobal.com.

About International Media Distribution

International Media Distribution (IMD) has been a leading provider of in‐language programming in the U.S. for over a decade. IMD represents over 30 TV services with content from a variety of international sources: APB News (Hindi), Antenna Satellite (Greek), ART (Arabic), ATV (Cantonese), Bollywood Hits On Demand (Hindi), CCTV‐4 (Chinese), CTI Zhong Tian Channel (Chinese), Channel One Russia, DW (German), Filipino On Demand (Tagalog), Life OK (Hindi), Mediaset Italia (Italian), Myx TV (English), Phoenix InfoNews (Chinese), Phoenix North America Chinese Channel, Rai Italia (Italian), RTN (Russian), RTN Plus (Russian), SBTN (Vietnamese), STAR India GOLD (Hindi), STAR India PLUS (Hindi), TFC & TFC-E (Filipino), Tele5 (Polish), TVKPop On Demand (Korean), TV Polonia, TV Asia (Hindi), TV JAPAN, TV JAPAN HD, TVK (Korean), TVK2 (Korean), TV5MONDE (French), TV5MONDE Cinema On Demand (French), and VIJAY (Tamil).

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Press Contact:
Nerissa M. Fernandez
ABS-CBN International
650-508-6032
nerissa_fernandez@abs-cbn.com

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