"Sleeper Cell," "Weeds" and "Fat Actress" are the initial programs included in the deal, which was announced Tuesday by Apple Computer and the CBS Corp.-owned channel. Viewers will be able to choose any or all episodes from the first episode in each series.Each of these TV episodes costs $1.99 and can be viewed on computers or Apple's iPod video. More info over at Washington Post.
There was no magic formula behind selecting those current and previous-season programs, Showtime Networks chairman Matthew Blank said. "We decided based on rights issues, a mix of programing types and things we thought people would be interested in," he said. "This is the grand experiment, really."
Apple makes deal with Showtime Networks
Posted on Wednesday, Feb 08 2006 @ 16:45 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Apple made a deal with Showtime Networks to launch its premium cable content on iTunes: