Broadcaster Magazine

The Movie Network OnDemand Now Available on Shaw Cable and Shaw Direct

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  • 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.