08/09/2006 8:57 PM ET
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Time Warner Cable announce Dodgers on Demand
LOS ANGELES -- Aug. 9, 2006: Time Warner Cable, a subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX), and the Los Angeles Dodgers announced today a new channel for Southern California: Dodgers On Demand. Effective immediately and only available on Time Warner Cable's digital lineup, Dodgers On Demand will house a library of Los Angeles Dodgers content on television. Dodgers On Demand is the first new On Demand Channel launched by Time Warner Cable since the company became the largest cable provider in the Los Angeles market.
"Dodgers on Demand will provide Dodgers fans with an all-access pass to Dodgers information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week," said Jamie McCourt, vice chairman and president, Los Angeles Dodgers. "It's another great way for us to be able to serve our loyal fans in the Los Angeles community.
All Dodgers fans need to do is tune into Time Warner Cable Channel No. 1 and navigate to the specific Dodgers On Demand section. To help enhance viewer experience, the channel is divided into eight major categories:
Regular season: Dodgers on Demand will feature original highlights, postgame interviews and expert analysis from each Dodgers game.
Player profiles: One-on-One interviews with current players, former Dodgers greats, coaches and executives.
Dodgers events: Reports on all Dodger events and community outreach programs. Updated regularly throughout the year.
Press conferences: Viewers will be given a birds-eye view into each Dodgers press conference from start to finish.
Special features: A variety of special Dodgers vignettes that will be updated on a weekly basis.
Original content: Dodgers On Demand will feature original series giving viewers an inside look into the Dodgers.
Dodgers en Español: In addition, Dodgers On Demand will showcase a number of features and interviews available entirely in Spanish.
"This partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers is an exciting opportunity for Time Warner Cable to show its commitment to serving the Los Angeles market," said Jeffrey Hirsch, president of Time Warner Cable. "With channels such as Dodgers On Demand, Time Warner Cable will become synonymous with quality entertainment."
On Aug. 1, Time Warner Cable and Comcast purchased Adelphia Communications to become the largest cable provider in the Los Angeles market. All former Adelphia and Comcast cable subscribers in Southern California are being transitioned to Time Warner Cable and will receive Dodgers On Demand on Channel One. For more information on Time Warner Cable, please visit our web site at www.timewarnercable.com.
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers have represented the Los Angeles community since 1958. With a cumulative attendance of more than 170 million, the Dodgers have played before more fans than any other sports franchise in history. Over the years, the team has made 23 postseason appearances and has won six world championships. Visit the Dodgers on the Internet at www.dodgers.com.
Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable owns and manages cable systems serving 14.4 million subscribers in 33 states. Passing approximately 28 million homes, Time Warner Cable includes some of the most technologically advanced and best-clustered cable systems in the country, with nearly 85 percent of the company's customers located in five geographic regions: New York, Texas, Ohio, the Carolinas and southern California. Leveraging its leadership in innovation and quality customer care, Time Warner Cable delivers advanced products and services such as video on demand, high definition television, digital video recorders, high-speed data and digital phone. Time Warner Cable is a subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX).