FEARnet SIGNS NEW DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH BUCKEYE CABLESYSTEM
FEARnet Joins Buckeye’s Digital Basic Lineup Starting Mon., Jan. 6, 2014
(SANTA MONICA – Jan. 6, 2014) – FEARnet, America’s premier horror, suspense and thriller TV network, has signed a new multi-year distribution agreement with Buckeye CableSystem. Starting today, FEARnet will be available to subscribers as part of Buckeye’s Digital Basic package, in HD and SD, and through Buckeye’s TV Everywhere platform. Buckeye services customers in Toledo, OH and the surrounding areas along Lake Erie between Toledo and Cleveland.
“Ohio is home to some of the largest and most popular genre conventions in the country,” said Mike Severino, FEARnet’s vice president of affiliate sales. “We’re thrilled that Buckeye customers and fans there can now experience our network firsthand.”
FEARnet has much to offer their new audience in the month of January, presenting a loaded lineup that boasts a multitude of premieres and marathons. Highlights include the broadcast premiere of the critically-acclaimed MOON on Sunday, January 12, starring Sam Rockwell as a lonely astronaut who finds he is not alone; a MANIAC COP 2 and 3 double feature on Saturday, January 25; and a special “Castle-Vision” Marathon, packed with six of William Castle’s classic films, on Thursday, January 9.
As America’s leading television and digital programming service devoted to genre entertainment, FEARnet delivers a diverse array of original and acquired horror, thriller and suspense content as a cable TV movie network, a video-on-demand outlet and award-winning web portal. The year-round horror network features box-office hits and popular movies from major film studios, independents, and foreign producers, as the channel programs over 300-plus titles a year; many of which are world television and broadcast premieres. The Channel is often ranked as the number-one free HD VOD movie service (available in more than 28 million homes) and the website, FEARnet.com, ranks as one of the most popular sites in the genre category for its original content, TV reviews, web shorts and exclusives. FEARnet is a partnership between Sony Pictures Television, Lionsgate Entertainment and Comcast Corporation and is widely distributed to U.S. cable subscribers across various systems. For more information about the company, visit www.FEARnet.com and stay connected on Facebook and Twitter (@FEARnet).
About Buckeye CableSystem
Established in 1966 , Buckeye CableSystem operates in 40 communities in the greater Toledo Ohio area and Erie County Ohio area and offers over 400 analog and digital channels, including over 100 High definition channels, Video on demand, residential telephone service and high speed internet access with speeds up to 110 mbps.