Press Release #98 (11/22/11)

11/22/11

Movies On Demand on Cable Schedule Update - December 2011

December's Movies On Demand (MOD) schedule on cable includes some of the most buzzed about titles of the past few months. And for the holidays, here are some gifts that require no unwrapping! All the films listed below and many others are at viewers' fingertips through the cable remote, available instantly, no DVDs to return and no late-fee worries.

Almost every major studio premiere on the schedule comes to cable the same day as its DVD release and many before Netflix and Redbox. On the indie side, viewers can enjoy some true film premieres On Demand, with a number of titles coming to MOD before or the same day as their theatrical start. More info below.

Below is a selected listing of films premiering on cable TV's MOD* platform in December 2011. All of the major releases are offered in both standard and high-definition**, along with many indies. The industry's website, www.rentmoviesondemand.com has the most current info for movie fans, plus the innovative "List It!" app on http://www.facebook.com/moviesondemand to share with friends. Below are just a few highlights from the schedule of new titles this month, their premiere dates on MOD, ratings, genres and cast.

December 2011 MOD Major Studio Releases*:

"Friends With Benefits" - Premieres December 2, (Same day as DVD), R, Comedy, Justin Timberlake, Mila Kunis

"Cowboys & Aliens" - Premieres December 6, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix and Redbox), PG-13/Extended Edition, Action, Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig

"The Debt" - Premieres December 6, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix and Redbox), R, Drama (per website), Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington

"The Hangover Part II" - Premieres December 6, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix and Redbox), R, Comedy, Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms

"The Help" - Premieres December 6, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Drama, Viola Davis, Emma Stone

"Fright Night" - Premieres December 13, (Same day as DVD, Available in 3D**), R, Horror, Colin Farrell, Anton Yelchin

"Mr. Popper's Penguins" - Premieres December 13, (Weeks before Netflix and Redbox), PG, Comedy, Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino

"The Smurfs" - Premieres December 16, PG, Family, Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris

"Glee: The Concert" - Premieres December 20, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix and Redbox, Available in 3D**), PG, Concert, Lea Michele, Chris Colfer

"Colombiana" - Premieres December 20, (Same day as DVD), PG-13/NR, Action, Zoe Saldana, Michael Vartan

"Midnight in Paris" - Premieres December 20, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Comedy, Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams

"Dolphin Tale" - Premieres December 20, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix and Redbox, Available in 3D**), PG, Family, Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd

"Straw Dogs" - Premieres December 20, (Same day as DVD), R,Thriller, James Marsden, Kate Bosworth

"Warrior" - Premieres December 20, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Drama, Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton

"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" - Premieres December 20, (Weeks before Netflix and Redbox), PG-13, Action, James Franco, Andy Serkis

"Abduction" - Premieres December 22, (Pre-DVD, Netflix and Redbox), PG-13, Action, Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins

"Apollo 18" - Premieres December 27, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, SciFi/Horror, Warren Christie, Lloyd Owen

"Final Destination 5" - Premieres December 27, (Same day as DVD, Weeks before Netflix and Redbox, Available in 3D**), R, Horror, Nicholas D'Agosto, Tony Todd

"Kung Fu Panda 2" - Premieres December 27, (Available in 3D**), PG, Family, Jack Black, Angelina Jolie

December 2011 MOD Indie Titles*

"The Double Hour" - Premieres December 1, (Months before DVD, Netflix and Redbox), TV-MA, Suspense, Kseniya Rappoport, Filippo Tomi

"Answers to Nothing" - Premieres December 2, (Same day as theatrical release), R, Drama, Dane Cook, Elizabeth Mitchell

"A Warrior's Heart" - Premieres December 2, (Same day as theatrical release), NR, Drama, Kellan Lutz, Ashley Greene

"Knuckle" - Premieres December 2, (Months before DVD, Netlflix and Redbox), R, Documentary, James Quinn Mcdonagh, Patty "The Lurcher" Joyce

"Seven Days in Utopia" - Premieres December 2, G, Drama, Robert Duvall, Lucas Black

"Roadie"*** - Premieres December 2, (Before theatrical release), R, Drama, Ron Eldard, Lois Smith

"Life, Above All" - Premieres December 6, (Same day as DVD), PG-13, Drama, Khomotso Manyaka, Keaobaka Makanyane

"We Were Here" - Premieres December 9, (Months before DVD, Netflix and Redbox), TV-MA, Documentary, Eileen Glutzer, Paul Boneberg

"Newlyweds" - Premieres December 26, (Before theatrical release), TV-MA, Comedy, Edward Burns, Caitlin Fitzgerald

"The First Grader" - Premieres December 27, (Same day as DVD, Months before Netflix), PG-13, Drama, Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo

"The Innkeepers"*** - Premieres December 30, (Before theatrical Release), R, Horror, Sara Paxton, Kelly McGillis

NOTE: *Title dates and availability may vary by system. **HD and 3D not available in all systems. ***Not available on Cox Communications

These movies are distributed to U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND. For more information about Movies On Demand on Cable, go to www.rentmoviesondemand.com, on-screen guides or cable system websites. Listings for Cable's Movies On Demand can also be found at TVGuide.com (http://movies.tvguide.com/movies-on-demand).

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