Fancast Grows Its Family with TLC's "Jon & Kate Plus Eight" Exclusive Catch-Up Package
Fancast (www.fancast.com), the ultimate, next generation entertainment site where users can watch premium entertainment for free and create and manage their personal entertainment experience, is growing its brood by welcoming TLC's Jon and Kate Gosselin and their eight children to the Fancast lineup of over 6,000 free full length TV episodes from over 100 video providers.
Starting today, fans can see the Gosselins through the years with an exclusive package of full-length episodes spanning the series' four seasons. The package will wrap-up with the ultimate family affair as Jon and Kate renew their wedding vows in Hawaii available on Fancast beginning Tuesday, November 18 following its network premiere Monday, November 17 at 9 PM ET.
"We're thrilled to bring Fancast's broad fan base strong compelling content like TLC's Jon & Kate Plus Eight,'" said Karin Gilford, Senior Vice President of Fancast and Online Entertainment for Comcast Interactive Media. "Fancast is the perfect online destination for fans to get the best TV content packaged in a way that's important to them."
• Jon & Kate Plus Eight: Surviving Sextuplets and Twins (Special, aired prior to season 1)
• 10 Little Pumpkins (Season 1&2)
• Kate's Wardrobe Makeover (Season 3)
• Embarrassing Favorite Moments (Season 4)
• How We Got Here (Season 4)
• For Better or Worse (Season 4)
"The Fancast opportunity furthers Discovery's commitment to provide multi-platform ways for viewers to enjoy our quality nonfiction content," said Rebecca Glashow, Vice President, Digital Media Distribution for Discovery Communications. "Building on the tremendous following of Jon & Kate Plus 8,' the Fancast package will introduce new viewers to the Gosselins and let loyal fans relive some of the family's most memorable moments, all leading up to Jon and Kate's vow renewal special."
Fancast (www.fancast.com), created by Comcast Interactive Media, is the first and only place where users can watch, manage and find their entertainment wherever it lives, on TV, On Demand, online, on DVD or in theaters. On Fancast, users can view an expanding free library of full episodes and clips from movie partners and top networks including ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Comedy Central, MTV, and The WB, find the content they are looking for across multiple platforms and create a personalized entertainment experience. Fancast's technology and deep entertainment database tells users where specific shows and movies are playing and helps them access the content they want in any location including the Fancast Store. The site's interactive features let users set preferences to receive email reminders about what they should tune-in to based selections of their favorite shows. Soon, Fancast will enable certain users to set their DVR from their computer and interact via the web with their video on demand preferences.
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries. Discovery empowers people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity through 100-plus worldwide networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Planet Green, Investigation Discovery and HD Theater, as well as leading consumer and educational products and services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services including HowStuffWorks.com. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.