Rainbow Media creates and manages some of the country's most compelling and dynamic programming, including popular national television channels:
AMC is a 24-hour, movie-based network dedicated to the American movie fan. AMC offers a comprehensive library of popular movies and a critically-acclaimed slate of original programming that is a diverse, movie-based mix of original series, documentaries and specials.
use is the nation's only viewer-influenced, music television network, featuring music videos, exclusive artist interviews, live concerts, series and specials.
IFC Companies has established itself as the future of independent film with a national television network, The Independent Film Channel (IFC); its IFC Entertainment division, which is comprised of IFC Films, a leading theatrical film distribution company bringing the best of independent and specialized films to theaters; IFC In Theaters, a theatrical and on-demand day and date distribution service; IFC Productions, a feature film production company that provides financing for select independent film projects; InDigEnt, a unit that has paved the way for established filmmakers to shoot productions on digital video; and the IFC Center, a state-of-the-art facility in NYC; as well as a video-on-demand service, IFC Films On Demand.
The VOOM HD Networks are the largest and most diverse suite of high definition channels available anywhere. Produced exclusively in true high definition and 5.1 Dolby digital surround sound for distribution in the U.S. through satellite and cable operators, the 15 VOOM HD Networks carry programming in categories as diverse as sports, movies, fashion, music and art.
WE: Women's Entertainment is the only cable network dedicated to helping women connect to one another and the world around them. With quality original programming including the hit series "Bridezillas," unique movie packages like "Three Men and A Chick Flick," topical specials and its public affairs initiative WE Empowers Women, the network supports women and appeals to their interests in pop culture, relationships and personal style.
Rainbow Media has been at the forefront of on-demand programming, using its extensive experience in creating compelling programming for its targeted entertainment brands to deliver innovative on-demand services that are specifically designed to drive digital cable subscriber growth and on-demand usage.
Rainbow Media offers cable subscribers an exciting and broad array of new viewing options. Rainbow Media was the first to define the original and exclusive video-on-demand category in 2001 with the launch of Mag Rack, the first service designed only for on-demand television. Over the past five years, Rainbow Media has continued to develop a wide range of on-demand services designed for specific consumer audiences. These services are effective in helping operators acquire, retain and sell digital services to their customers.
Mag Rack ignites viewers' interests and establishes on-demand television as an entertainment destination. The premier on-demand television network, Mag Rack helps viewers get into the things they love-from cars to guitars, motorcycles to fitness, kids shows to video games, relationships to pets-by showcasing expert on-air personalities and dynamic programs that inspire them to go even further. Mag Rack is the first television network to produce original entertainment created exclusively for on-demand. With shows such as "Katie Brown @ home," "24seven gamer," "Guitar Xpress," "The Pet Shop with Marc Morrone" and "John Lithgow's Paloozaville," Mag Rack's "TV for Whatever Turns You On" puts the viewer in control of their own potential by providing 24/7 "always on" programming that is truly exciting and that cannot be found elsewhere on television. Mag Rack is available to 10 million on-demand customers in over 50 U.S. markets.
sportskool is the first television network dedicated to delivering in-depth sports expert instruction and coaching for a wide range of sports and athletic activities. sportskool helps athletes of all ages take their game to the next level by offering guidance and insider tips from the world's best athletes. The network - featuring exclusive and original programming custom-built for on-demand - boasts some of the most recognizable names in sports, including Mia Hamm, Bode Miller, Tony Gwynn, Bill Walton, Mike Vallely (Mike V.), tennis coach Brad Gilbert and renowned training and performance expert, Mark Verstegen. sportskool is currently available to 20 million on-demand customers. Cable systems carrying sportskool include: Comcast, Time Warner, Cablevision, Charter, Mediacom, Insight, Mid-Hudson, Shrewsbury and Blue Ridge. U.S. Airways offer select sportskool programs as part of their in-seat business class programming.
fuse On Demand, fuse network's video-on-demand (VOD) service, is the first on-demand music program service for digital cable subscribers featuring hit music videos and ratings-proven programming. Viewers can watch up to 75 full-length videos from the industry's top recording artists in addition to artist interviews, concert footage, "What's New on fuse," along with original programming and exclusives, series and specials. fuse On Demand is currently available in 10 million homes.
IFC Films On Demand offers the best in critically acclaimed independent films, with the added ease and convenience of on-demand functionality. IFC Films On Demand titles are new films, fresh from their theatrical runs. IFC Films On Demand titles are ideal for the on-demand environment, as IFC Films fans are affluent, tech-savvy and early adopters of technologies such as video-on-demand.
IFC In Theaters is IFC Entertainment's day and date distribution service. The new initiative brings audiences the critically acclaimed independent films that are often film fest favorites but lost within the marketplace each year. These films will be distributed theatrically and simultaneously on-demand, via the IFC In Theaters on-demand service, ensuring that these films find their audience. CSA: The Confederate States of America, executive produced by Spike Lee; I Am a Sex Addict, 2005s Gotham Award winner for Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You; Three Times, named as 2005s Best Undistributed Film by the Village Voice's National Critics Poll; American Gun, starring Donald Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Marcia Gay Harden; Russian Dolls, starring Audrey Tautou; and Sorry,Haters, starring Robin Wright Penn and Sandra Oh, are the first films to be distributed Day and Date.
WE On Demand gives women more of what they want: WE original series and specials in three compelling categories--Relationships, Celebrity Scene, and Fashion. WE On Demand reaches affluent, tech-savvy women with busy lives and limited time to watch their favorite shows.