Press Release #170 (9/11/13)
For immediate release
HOURS OF FREE ON DEMAND PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE IN ADVANCE OF BOXING: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO, LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS ON CABLE PAY-PER-VIEW, SEPT 14, 2013
Now On Demand are Eight Complete Previous Fights, SHOWTIME Sports' Acclaimed Behind-The-Scenes Series, ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo, Interviews and More
Three-Hour Pre-Show Precedes the Event from SHOWTIME PPV®
New York, Sept. 10 - Eight complete recent fights featuring the headliners from the upcoming Pay-Per-View event Boxing: Mayweather vs. Canelo, are now available on cable systems throughout the country* via Free On Demand. In addition to the recent fights, PPV distributor iN DEMAND delivers a wealth of other free content to cable audiences, including interviews, analysis, hometown visits, career highlights, documentaries and more. Some content is in Spanish and nearly all is presented in HD*. See below for locations of content on various cable systems.
The Super Welterweight World Championship event is Saturday, Sept 14, LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, starting with a three-hour Pre-Show, at 6PM ET/3PM PT on PPV. The cable PPV event from SHOWTIME PPV® features several action-packed undercards, culminating with Floyd Mayweather (44-0, 26 KO's) going toe-to-toe against Canelo Alvarez (42-0-1,) in the main event. Boxing: Mayweather vs. Canelo can be seen nationally on Pay-Per-View at 9PM ET/6PM PT, in both SD and HD and in Spanish via SAP. SRP for the fight is $64.99 (SD)/$74.99 (HD). Price may vary by system. For more information on where to find the fight on local systems and to view short interviews with Mayweather, go to: Mayweather vs. Canelo Boxing.
FREE ON DEMAND ON CABLE CONTENT: Below is a list of the eight recent fights now on Free On Demand (FOD), along with folder locations on systems**. Other FOD content includes profiles of both warriors, training camp footage, analysis, interviews with fight experts, the SHOWTIME Sports behind-the-scenes special ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Canelo, the press conference (beginning Sept. 12) and the weigh-in (starting Sept. 14). Content is available until Sept. 18, 2013.
Past fights on FOD: Relive full-length past fights featuring the Sept. 14 contenders, Mayweather and Canelo, plus undercard fighters Garcia and Matthysse:
Floyd Mayweather vs. Robert Guerrero 5/4/13
Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto 5/5/12
Canelo Alvarez vs. Austin Trout 4/20/13
Canelo Alvarez vs. Sugar Shane Mosley 5/5/12
Canelo Alvarez vs. Josesito Lopez 9/15/12
Danny Garcia vs. Erik Morales II 10/20/12
Lucas Matthysse vs. Lamont Peterson 5/18/13
Lucas Matthysse vs. Mike Dallas Jr. 1/26/13
Boxing: Mayweather vs. Canelo is a SHOWTIME PPV® presentation. The event is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions. Both the fight and the free content created by SHOWTIME Sports, are distributed to most U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND L.L.C.
*Content availability varies by system. HD not available on all systems.
**How to find the Free On Demand offerings on affiliated cable systems: Locations differ by system but viewers can check their Video On Demand (VOD) channels and menus. Here are the channels and category titles for some of the top providers:
Comcast - On Demand Channel:
o Sports & Fitness/UFC WWE & Boxing/Mayweather-Canelo
o Latino/Destacados/Mayweather-Canelo (Spanish)
o Latino/Deportes/Mayweather-Canelo (Spanish) ·
Time Warner Cable - Movies On Demand Channel (English & Spanish):
o Special Events/Mayweather-Canelo
Bright House Networks - Movies On Demand Channel (English & Spanish):
o Special Events/Mayweather-Canelo
Cox - On Demand Channel:
o Mayweather-Canelo/Spanish (Spanish)
Cablevision - On Demand Channel:
RCN - On Demand Channel:
About iN DEMAND 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, acquires and delivers programming through cable Pay-Per-View (PPV), Video On Demand (VOD) as well as on digital platforms. It also supplies marketing support, production services and transport for the industry. PPV programming includes movies, boxing, wrestling and mixed martial arts events and the digital out-of-market subscription professional sports packages for MLB, the NBA, the NHL and MLS. The company's VOD products include first-run and library movies, plus subscription movie and entertainment services. Content is delivered in SD, HD and 3D. 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 business.indemand.com. #