TVN Inks VOD Deal With Summit17 Mar, 2009 By: Chris Tribbey
TVN Entertainment and Summit Entertainment have inked a multiyear deal, giving TVN VOD access to all of Summit’s content.
TVN — a television-on-demand company — will first release Summit’s Twilight in both standard-definition and high-definition at 12:01 a.m. March 21.
“It is exciting to be working with a new studio partner, especially one with such strong titles in the pipeline,” said Jackie Rome, VP of programming for TVN Entertainment. “Summit is an impressive addition to our studio roster and underlines TVN’s commitment to providing the most exciting, comprehensive VOD service in North America.”
Added Alex Fragen, president of domestic television distribution for Summit Entertainment: “Video on demand is an increasingly important component in our overall digital distribution strategy. TVN’s powerful interactive toolset gives us the visibility and flexibility to manage and analyze our new release timing, including simultaneous VOD-DVD releases.”