Vudu Catalog Tops 10,500 Titles


Santa Clara, Calif. - The Walmart-owned


streaming movie service said its assortment of movie and TV show titles available to rent or purchase will have expanded to more than 10,500 by the end of October.

New content is being added continuously from Bravo, BBC America, Comedy Central, MTV, National Geographic, Nickelodeon, NBC, Oxygen, Showtime, Spike TV, Starz, Syfy, TLC, USA and others, the company said

Vudu now offers a "next-day air" to stream more than 60 popular TV series the day after the run on network broadcasts, as well as limited-time free premiere episodes from select NBC and cable pilots, including Whitney and Prime Suspect, premiering this week on network television.

Popular television shows that joined service's catalog this month include "30 Rock," "Breaking Bad," "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena," "Shark Week," "Suits" and "The Kennedys," among others.

The aforementioned "next-day air" service is offered on returning and new fall shows, including "The Office Season 8," "Doctor Who Season 6," "Top Gear UK Season 17," "The Closer Season 7," "Law and Order: SVU Season 13," "Pan Am Season 1," "Parenthood Season 3," "Parks and Recreation Season 4," "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Season 2," "The Rachel Zoe Project Season 4" and "The Walking Dead Season 2."

All episodes are available for purchase only with pricing ranging from $1.99 to $2.99 per episode depending on purchased content is in SD, HD or HDX formats.

Vudu also offers limited-time free premiere episodes from some of the fall's new TV shows.

In addition to Whitney and Prime Suspect, select NBC and cable pilots will be available on Vudu for approximately two weeks following the original premiere dates, including "Free Agents" (NBC), "Up All Night" (NBC), "Bachelorette Party" (Oxygen), "Fashion Hunters" (Bravo) and "Mad Fashion" (Bravo).

Vudu's expanded TV content assortment is available on, or on more than 300 Vudu-enabled CE devices, including the iPad, Internet-capable HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc players and PlayStation3.


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