DISH Network L.L.C. and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.) today announced that DISH Network customers will automatically receive free, unlimited on demand, online access to primetime content from TNT and TBS. Programs from these popular entertainment networks will be available within 24 hours after an episode airs to DISH Network subscribers who log in to DISHOnline.com, TNT.tv/tveverywhere or TBS.com/tveverywhere. Additional online programming from other Turner networks, including Cartoon Network and truTV will be made available to DISH Network customers by the end of the year.
“We are thrilled to add TNT and TBS programming to our ever-growing catalog of on demand content on our DISHOnline.com website”
“We are thrilled to add TNT and TBS programming to our ever-growing catalog of on demand content on our DISHOnline.com website,” said Bruce Eisen, vice president of Online Content Development and Strategy for DISH Network. “It is important to us to provide our customers with the ability to watch all of their favorite TV content when and where they want, and we are very pleased to work with Turner to provide some of television’s most popular entertainment to our online users.”
“The commitment of this industry leader to TV Everywhere moves us closer to the reality of television programming available on demand to consumers on the platform of their choice,” said Jeremy Legg, senior vice president of Business Development and Multi-Platform Distribution for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.).
DISH Network customers can access Turner’s online programming directly on the TBS (tbs.com/tveverywhere) and TNT (tnt.tv/tveverywhere) sites and via DISH Network’s online content portal DISHOnline.com. Turner provides next day, high quality content offerings to subscribers such as The Closer, Dark Blue, Rizzoli and Isles and Leverage on TNT, and House of Payne, Lopez Tonight and Meet the Browns on TBS. Customers can watch the programs on their personal computers or laptops – at home or away – using any broadband connection.
Access to the Turner TV Everywhere entitled content uses Adobe Systems authentication solution integrated with DISH Network’s customer billing and subscriber management systems via Synacor, Inc.’s Entitlement System, which provides authentication and authorization services.
Using DISHOnline.com and Sling technology, DISH Network customers can watch their live TV, all of their DVR recordings, and instantly view more than 150,000 selections including movies, TV shows, clips and more – all free with their paid subscription. Through a robust search engine, customers can browse for content by title, network, actor or genre.
(Source: DISH Network)