E! Entertainment Television & Apple Announce the Debut of Hit Programs on the iTunes Music Store
Episodes of 'The Girls Next Door,' Season Two, 'The Soup,' 'The Simple
'Til Death Do Us Part' & 'Dr. 90210' Now Available on iTunes
LOS ANGELES and CUPERTINO, Calif., July 27 -- E!
Entertainment and Apple(R) today announced that hit programs from E!
Entertainment Television are now available for purchase and download on the
iTunes(R) Music Store (http://www.itunes.com ). New weekly episodes of the second
season of hit series "The Girls Next Door," which debuts July 30 on E!,
"The Soup," E!'s irreverent look at the week's biggest, best and most
bizarre moments and events in the world of pop culture, the new season of
"Dr. 90210," as well as all new episodes of "The Simple Life: 'Til Death Do
Us Part" starring Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie will be available the day
after broadcast for customers to purchase and download for just $1.99 per
"This new partnership underscores our commitment to our E! Everywhere
initiative, making E! content available to viewers on multiple platforms
and on demand," said Ted Harbert, president and CEO, E! Entertainment.
"We're delighted to pursue this new programming opportunity with iTunes,
allowing us to further expand the E! brand and reach even more
"We're thrilled to expand our growing video catalog with this original
content from E! Entertainment Television," said Eddy Cue, Apple's vice
president of iTunes. "With over 35 million videos sold, iTunes provides the
best way for fans to discover, purchase and download video online."
Season two of "The Girls Next Door" debuts on E! on July 30, taking
viewers beyond the gates and behind closed doors to reveal the world of
Hugh Hefner and his three girlfriends Holly, Bridget and Kendra, as it has
never been seen before. The premiere episode will also be available to
purchase and download on iTunes on July 31. "The Simple Life: 'Til Death Do
Us Part" follows the lives of Paris and Nicole as they undergo a crash
course in marriage and motherhood, while "Dr. 90210" takes viewers inside
the offices and homes of high profile Beverly Hills plastic surgeons. Past
season episodes of "The Simple Life," "The Girls Next Door" and "Dr. 90210"
are also immediately available for purchase and download.
With Apple's legendary ease of use, pioneering features such as
integrated video and podcasting support, iMix playlist sharing, seamless
integration with iPod(R) and groundbreaking personal use rights, the iTunes
Music Store is the best way for Mac(R) and PC users to legally discover,
purchase and download music and videos online. The iTunes Music Store
features a selection of over 9,000 music videos, Pixar and Disney short
films, a variety of hit TV shows, and more than three million songs from
the major music companies and over 1,000 independent labels.
Pricing & Availability
iTunes 6 for Mac and Windows includes the iTunes Music Store and is
available as a free download from http://www.apple.com/itunes . Purchase and
download of songs and videos from the iTunes Music Store requires a valid
credit card with a billing address in the country of purchase. Television
shows are available in the US only, and video availability varies by
country. Television shows are $1.99 (US) per episode, and music videos and
short films are $1.99 (US) each.
Based in Los Angeles, E! Networks are the world's largest producer and
distributor of entertainment news and lifestyle-related programming. The
company operates E! Entertainment Television, the 24-hour network with
programming dedicated to the world of entertainment; The Style Network, the
destination for women 18-49 with a passion for the best in relatable and
inspiring lifestyle programming, and E! Online, located at Eonline.com . E!
is currently available to 87 million cable and direct broadcast satellite
subscribers in the U.S. The Style Network currently counts 43 million
subscribers. Internationally, E! programming can be seen in more than 120
countries worldwide, reaching 600 million homes. In addition to its
ventures for locally programmed E! branded channels outside the U.S., the
company operates the E! International Network, a 24-hour English language
global entertainment channel available via satellite in Europe, Africa,
Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the
Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the
Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in innovation with
its award- winning desktop and notebook computers, OS X operating system,
and iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the
digital music revolution with its iPod portable music players and iTunes
online music store.
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