Comcast Taps Horror Vein

Moss, Linda
April 2006
Multichannel News;4/10/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p10
Reports on the partnership of Comcast Corp. and Sony Pictures Entertainment to provide horror movies on demand service in the U.S. on October 31, 2006. Features of the service; Several horror-and-thriller movies that will be shown via Comcast On Demand; Reason behind the launch of the service.


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