RCN Launches Boomerang's Classic Cartoons on Its New Digital Vision Line Up In New York City and Philadelphia, PA Areas; Adds Cartoon Classics to RCN's Family Friendly Programming.
HERNDON, Va. -- RCN Corporation (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. (RCN RCN n abbr (= Royal Canadian Navy) → kanadische Marine Channel 186) and Philadelphia, PA (RCN Channel 147) new digital line-ups. These additional launches complete RCN's roll out of the network in all of RCN's markets.
Boomerang offers classic cartoons like The Jetsons, Jabberjaw, Snagglepuss, Tom & Jerry, the Smurfs and more than 4,000 episodic half-hours of classic cartoons, primarily by Hanna-Barbera.
"We are thrilled to offer our subscribers their favorite classic cartoons from Boomerang and the legendary Hanna-Barbera animation library," stated Tim Dunne, RCN's EVP EVP Executive Vice President
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Dunne added that the family-friendly programming that Boomerang provides gives parents the opportunity to introduce their favorite cartoon stars and programs to their own young children. "It's an ideal network for families to enjoy timeless cartoon entertainment together," he said.
About RCN Corporation
RCN Corporation, http://www.rcn.com, is one of the largest facilities-based competitive providers of bundled cable, high-speed internet and phone services delivered over its own fiber-optic local network to residential customers in the most densely populated markets in the U.S. RCN Business Solutions is a growing business that also provides bulk video, high-capacity and voice services to business customers. RCN provides service in the Boston, New York Boston is a town in Erie County, New York, United States. The population was 7,897 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Boston, Massachusetts.
The Town of Boston is an interior town of the county and one of the county's "Southtowns. , Eastern Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles metropolitan markets. RCN recently announced the pending sale of its 49% interests in Megacable, one of the largest cable companies in Mexico, and MCM (MultiChip Module or MicroChip Module) A chip package that contains several bare chips mounted close together on a substrate (base) of some kind. , a provider of local voice and high-speed data services in Mexico City. (RCNI-G)
Boomerang is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s (TBS, Inc.) 24-hour cable/satellite network offering the best in classic animated entertainment. Drawing from the world's largest library of more than 7,500 cartoons, Boomerang showcases Hanna-Barbera, MGM MGM
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U.S. corporation and film studio. It was formed when the film distributor Marcus Loew, who bought Metro Pictures in 1920, merged it with the Goldwyn production company in 1924 and with Louis B. Mayer Pictures in 1925. and Warner Bros. classic characters with stylized styl·ize
tr.v. styl·ized, styl·iz·ing, styl·iz·es
1. To restrict or make conform to a particular style.
2. To represent conventionally; conventionalize. sensibility tailored to their standing in television's pop culture. Famed characters among the stable of stars presented in unique daily and weekend franchises include Scooby-Doo, Tom and Jerry Tom and Jerry
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A hot drink consisting of rum or another liquor, a beaten egg, milk or water, sugar, and spices. , The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Yogi Bear and The immortal Looney Tunes-Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Sylvester and Tweety, Roadrunner and many more. In partnership with Cartoon Network, the service boasts 75% unduplicated programming and is available to cable/satellite operators and their customers in Spanish. Boomerang's official Web site is located at http://Boomerang.CartoonNetwork.com.
Cartoon Network, currently seen in more than 88 million U.S. homes and 160 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s 24-hour, ad-supported cable service offering the best in animated entertainment.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry.