The Movie Network OnDemand Brings Its Premium Content Offering to Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct On Demand Services

The Movie Network OnDemand Brings Its Premium Content Offering to Shaw Cable 
and Shaw Direct On Demand Services 
TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Astral's The Movie Network announced 
today that programming from The Movie Network, HBO Canada and The Movie 
Network Encore is now available as part of the Shaw Exo On Demand and Shaw 
Direct On Demand services. The content offering will be available to Shaw 
Cable and Shaw Direct subscribers of Astral's premium pay-television services 
in eastern Canada at no extra charge. 
"Delivering our content across multiple platforms is a key priority at Astral 
and we welcome the opportunity to offer our premium series and movies to 
subscribers through Shaw Exo On Demand and Shaw Direct On Demand," said 
Domenic Vivolo, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Astral Television 
Networks. "More and more consumers are choosing to view content on demand and 
we are excited to bring our unique and unparalleled program offering - which 
includes first-run Hollywood and Canadian movies and acclaimed series from 
HBO, Showtime and Cinemax - to Shaw subscribers in eastern Canada." 
As of today, Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct subscribers can access full seasons of 
hit series on Shaw Exo On Demand and Shaw Direct On Demand, including HBO 
titles such as Boardwalk Empire, True Blood and The Wire, and Showtime series 
such as Dexter and Episodes. Customers will also have access to Hollywood 
movies from TMN, including 21 Jump Street, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 
and War Horse and classics from every era from TMN Encore, including Twelve 
Angry Men, Reality Bites and Vertigo. 
The Movie Network is a pay television service available in eastern Canada. 
With premiere access to Hollywood hit movies, new and exclusive HBO content, 
critically acclaimed Showtime series and first-rate Canadian programming, this 
pay-television service presents Canadians with some of the best television 
entertainment available. The Movie Network service includes five 24-hour 
multiplex channels - The Movie Network, HBO Canada, MExcess, MFun! and MFest - 
which deliver diverse and entertaining programs in an uncut and 
commercial-free television environment. All five multiplex channels are also 
simulcast in High Definition and are joined by The Movie Network OnDemand, a 
Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) service, available in select areas across 
eastern Canada; and, TMN OnLine an Internet-based content streaming service 
available to BellTV, Rogers and Videotron subscribers. For more information, 
please visit www.themovienetwork.ca. 
The Movie Network is a member of the Astral family. Astral Media Inc. (TSX: 
ACM.A/ACM.B) is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several 
of the country's most popular pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home 
advertising and interactive media properties. Astral plays a central role in 
community life across the country by offering diverse, rich and vibrant 
programming that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and advertisers. To 
learn more about Astral, visit astral.com. 
Scott Campbell at 416-956-8648 orscampbell@astral.com 
SOURCE: THE MOVIE NETWORK 
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