Press Release #109 (2/16/12)


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Outstanding Monologues, Memorable Acceptance Speeches and Show Highlights Will Get Fans Ready for Upcoming Oscars on February 26

New York, February 16, 2012 - This season, movie fans can relive quintessential Academy Award® highlights on cable's Movies On Demand (MOD) and on system websites through a new promotional content partnership between the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® (AMPAS) and leading Movies On Demand (MOD) distributor iN DEMAND.  In advance of the 84th Academy Awards, live, February 26th on ABC, viewers can look back on Great Oscar Moments free-of-charge. 

Highlights of this entertaining footage include 83rd Academy Awards Highlights, 82nd Academy Awards Highlights, Ellen Degeneres Opening Monologue from 79th Academy Awards, Jon Stewart Opening Monologue from 80th Academy Awards, Roberto Benigni Best Actor Acceptance Speech for "Life Is Beautiful" - 71st Academy Awards, Julia Roberts Best Actress Acceptance Speech for "Erin Brockovich" - 73rd Academy Awards, Russell Crowe Best Actor Acceptance Speech for "Gladiator" - 73rd Academy Awards, Halle Berry Best Actress Acceptance Speech for "Monster's Ball" - 74th Academy Awards, Adrian Brody Best Actor Acceptance Speech for "The Pianist" - 75th Academy Awards and Kate Winslet Best Actress Acceptance Speech for "The Reader" - 81st Academy Awards.  Plus, the content includes a preview for the 84th Academy Awards starring Billy Crystal. 

Great Oscar Moments can be found free-of-charge for all digital cable subscribers in the Movies On Demand channels on Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications and Bright House Network systems*. Viewers should check their On Demand program guides for location. Content is available starting immediately, playing until March 1, 2012.  *Content varies by system.  

Great Oscar Moments can also be found online at:  and on many cable system websites. 

Cable's Movies On Demand is now playing many of the 2012 Oscar-nominated titles so viewers can catch up in advance of the big night. The cable industry's Movies On Demand website, and its Facebook page both provide a wealth of information about these titles, the many previous Oscar winners now playing on MOD, plus contests and movie trivia games. Great Oscar Moments is a new addition to the online destination's compelling content.


iN DEMAND L.L.C. is the pioneer® and world leader in providing exciting transactional entertainment delivered through television's most innovative technologies. iN DEMAND creates and delivers programming through cable Pay-Per-View (PPV), Video-On-Demand (VOD) as well as on digital platforms.  iN DEMAND's owners are Comcast iN DEMAND Holdings, Inc., Cox Communications Holdings, Inc., and Time Warner Entertainment - Advance/Newhouse Partnership. Further information about the company can be found at

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