Press Release #19 (12/23/08)
HOWARD TV ON DEMAND INVITES FANS TO JUMP START THE 2009 NEW YEAR WITH THE BEST MONTH EVER: EXCLUSIVE NEW ORIGINAL SHOWS AND EYE-POPPING, HYSTERICAL BEST-OF MOMENTS FROM 2008
Highlights Of Jam-Packed January Include Premiere Of Creative New Programming; "Show In The Hallway" Series and "Artie's Wild 2008" Special
New York, December 22 - The New Year's resolution from the staff at Howard Stern's Howard TV On Demand is to keep Howard TV as the best and only place to see hysterical and original programming from Stern and his gang of wacky sidekicks. So they will pop the cork on the New Year with several newly created specials, outrageous comedies, shocking celebrity interviews and unabashed sexiness. They will keep providing the only televised access to the daily "Howard Stern Show" radio program and scour the vaults for fan-favorite encores.
New programming for January 2009 includes Show in the Hallway, an all-original dramedy featuring celebrity guests and the cast and crew of the "Howard Stern Show;" Artie's Wild 2008; Howard TV's Sexiest Moments 2008; Howard TV's Most Outrageous 2008 and Howard TV's Shocking Celebrity Moments 2008.
"Our subscribers are requesting more original programming that is not available on the radio show," said Doug Z. Goodstein, Executive Producer for Howard TV On Demand. "And to that, we say we hear you! Fans of Howard TV get to see their favorite cast members in wild, funny and all-exclusive new shows."
Here's a look at the original programming starting to air on Howard TV On Demand in January 2009:
Show in the Hallway: An all-original dramedy featuring fictional stories by "Howard Stern Show" staff members playing themselves, plus celebrity guest stars including Howard's wife Beth Stern, comedienne Lisa Lampanelli and John Stamos. Entertaining plot lines with surprise endings are inspired by real on-air and behind-the-scenes events and the eccentric personalities that make up the Howard Stern cast of characters. Episode stars include Stern regulars Gary Dell'Abate, Sal Governale, Richard Christy, JD Harmeyer, Ronnie "The Limo Driver" Mund and others. New episodes: Jan 1, 15, 22.
Artie's Wild 2008: Artie Lange has had high points, low points and hilarious moments that will be revisited in this special, including his on-air fight with his assistant; on-air resignation and falling asleep during the show. Of course, beautiful, sometimes naked women will feature prominently and celebrities will weigh in on Artie's hi-jinks. Hosted by Lisa Lampanelli. Premieres Jan. 6.
Howard TV's Sexiest Moments in 2008: The hottest moments of the year featuring beautiful young women, lesbian make-out sessions, naked Penthouse Pets, Naked Miss Howard TV's, mother/daughter porn stars and guests riding the celebrated Stern erotic "Sybian" chair. Hosted by Jillian Barberie Reynolds. Premieres Jan.13.
Howard TV's Most Outrageous 2008: Every interview with Howard Stern has the potential to be outrageous but when Amy Fisher storms out of Howard ‘s studio, George Takei celebrates his bachelor party or Richard Christy plays the drums on a guy's butt, there are no other television destinations with that kind surprise factor. Hosted by Bam Margera. Premieres Jan. 20.
Howard TV's Shocking Celebrity Moments 2008: Howard Stern interviews are always revealing. This special showcases the most shocking and entertaining moments in the studio with stars like Chris Rock, Chevy Chase, Maureen McCormick, Seth Rogen, Carly Simon, Tracy Morgan, Christian Slater, Alanis Morissette, Neil Patrick Harris and more. Hosted by Chris Booker. Premieres Jan. 27.
Also in January, the service brings back special encores of Howard TV On Demand classics "Bowling Beauties," "Wack Pack Bowling," and the "Miss Howard Stern Show" (season one).
Doug Z. Goodstein is the Executive Producer for Howard TV On Demand's original series and Mike Gange is Supervising Producer.
About Howard TV On Demand
Stern fans get an uncensored window into Howard's freedom on satellite radio with digital cable's premium video-on-demand (SVOD) service Howard TV On Demand. The service allows digital cable subscribers to bring Howard Stern and his colorful cast of characters right into their living rooms 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. As the only place to see Stern, the "all-Stern-all-the-time" channel offers opportunities to exclusively view the daily Sirius shows as well as original programming conceptualized by Howard Stern and the Howard TV On Demand producers.
Fans are able to get these brand new shows at the touch of a button as well as access an archive of some of the best shows from Howard's expansive television library. The Howard TV On Demand channel is currently available to 32 million digital cable subscribers through Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications, Cablevision, Charter Communications, Bright House and Rogers cable systems for $13.99 per month (SRP).
About iN DEMAND Networks
iN DEMAND Networks is the pioneer and world leader in providing exciting entertainment delivered through television's most innovative technologies. iN DEMAND creates and delivers programming through three distinct areas of business: Pay-Per-View (PPV), Video-On-Demand (VOD) and high definition (HD) programming. PPV programming includes movies, mega boxing and mixed martial arts events and the digital out-of-market subscription sports packages for MLB, the NBA, the NHL and MLS. The company also offers a range of VOD products including first-run movies, original HD VOD content, and serves as the exclusive TV home of Howard Stern, via its Howard TV On Demand offering. 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 www.indemand.com.
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Contact: Press Office, iN DEMAND Networks