Press Release #187 (4/29/14)

4/29/14

SPORTS PROGRAM HIGHLIGHT

 

MANY HOURS OF FREE ON DEMAND PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE

IN ADVANCE OF THE MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA BOXING EVENT,

LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS ON CABLE PAY-PER-VIEW, MAY 3, 2014

 

Now On Demand are Eight Complete Previous Fights, SHOWTIME Sports’ Acclaimed

Behind-The-Scenes Series, ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Maidana, Interviews and More

 

Two-Hour Countdown Show Precedes the Event from SHOWTIME PPV®

 

New York, April 29 – Eight complete recent boxing matches featuring the headliners from the upcoming Pay-Per-View (PPV) event Mayweather vs. Maidana, 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, the weigh-in 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 unification of the WBC and WBA Welterweight World Championship event is Saturday, May 3, LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, starting with a two-hour Countdown Show, at 7PM ET/4PM PT on PPV.  The event from SHOWTIME PPV® features several action-packed fights on the undercard, culminating with the great champion Floyd Mayweather (45-0, 26 KO’s) going toe-to-toe against rising star Marcos Maidana (35-3-31 KOs) in the main event. Mayweather vs. Maidana can be seen nationally on Pay-Per-View at 9PM ET/6PM PT, in both SD and HD and in Spanish via SAP.  The SRP** for the telecast is $64.99 (SD).  Pricing may vary by system. For more information on where to find the event on local systems and to view original video features about Mayweather and Maidana, go to: Boxing: Mayweather vs. Maidana

 

Several fights on the undercard will also be part of the telecast, including a welterweight contest between Amir Kahn vs. Luis Collazo. Adrien Broner, who lost his title to Maidana last December, will battle Carlos Molina.

 

FREE ON DEMAND ON CABLE CONTENT:

Below is a list of the eight recent matches 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. Maidana and the weigh-in (starting May 3). Content is available until May 7, 2014. 

 

See past fights on Free On Demand (see below for locations of this content on cable systems):

Relive eight full-length past contests featuring the May 3 contenders, Mayweather and Maidana plus undercard fighters Broner and Kahn:

 

Mayweather vs. Canelo             9/14/13          

Mayweather vs. Guerrero           5/4/13

Mayweather vs. Cotto                 5/5/12

Broner vs. Maidana                  12/14/13

Maidana vs. Lopez                      6/8/13

Maidana vs. Soto Karass            9/15/12

Broner vs. Malignaggi                 6/22/13

Khan vs. Maidana                      12/11/10

 

The Moment: Mayweather vs. Maidana 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.

 

NOTES:

*Content availability varies by system.  HD not available on all systems.

 

**Suggested Retail Price

 

***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:

Mayweather-Maidana

Sports & Fitness/Mayweather-Maidana

Sports & Fitness/UFC WWE & Boxing/Mayweather-Maidana

Latino/Deportes/Mayweather-Maidana

Latino/Mayweather-Maidana

 

·         Time Warner Cable – Movies On Demand Channel (English & Spanish):

Special Events/Mayweather-Maidana

 

·         Bright House Networks – Movies On Demand Channel (English & Spanish):

Special Events/Mayweather-Maidana

 

·         Cox - On Demand Channel (English & Spanish):

Mayweather-Maidana 

 

·         Cablevision - On Demand Channel:

English assets:

On Demand/Events & Specials/Pay Per View Events/Event Previews

On Demand/Events & Specials/Pay Per View Events/Mayweather-Maidana

Spanish assets:

On Demand/Events & Specials/Events en Espanol

On Demand/Events & Specials/Pay Per View Events/Mayweather-Maidana

 

·         RCN – On Demand Channel:

Events/Free Extras

 

About iN DEMAND

iN DEMAND L.L.C. is a 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 content 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.

 

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