Smithsonian Networks(TM) and Time Warner Cable Sign Programming Distribution Deal
In addition to the high definition linear service, Smithsonian Channel will be making certain of its content available in a variety of formats to TWC customers including Road Runner High Speed Online and HD on Demand as well as TWC’s popular Enhanced TV services Start Over and Look Back.
“We’re thrilled to be a part of the Time Warner Cable family,” said Hayden. “This gives us the opportunity to bring the award winning, original, family-friendly, HD programming that Smithsonian Channel has been producing to a much wider audience through TWC’s multiple platforms.”
Smithsonian Channel programming celebrates the American experience with content inspired by the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum and research complex. Broadcast exclusively in high definition, Smithsonian Channel HD(TM) features original documentaries, short-subject explorations and groundbreaking programs highlighting America’s historical, cultural and scientific heritage. In 2008, Smithsonian Channel became the youngest channel to ever win an Emmy(R) – Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft – Cinematography – Nature Documentaries/Dramatic Recreations for “The Magic of Motion,” an episode of its popular series, NATURE TECH.
About Smithsonian Networks
Smithsonian Networks (SNI/SI Networks L.L.C.) is a joint venture between Showtime Networks Inc. and the Smithsonian Institution. It was formed to create new channels to showcase programming based largely upon the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum complex. Visit Smithsonian Networks on the internet at www.smithsonianchannel.com.
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