FANCAST TO AIR ABC FAMILY'S "LINCOLN HEIGHTS" SEASON PREMIERE EXCLUSIVELY BEFORE AIRING ON TV
Critically Acclaimed and Award Nominated Show Available Online
One Week Before Television Premiere
Philadelphia, PA and Burbank, CA (September 10th, 2008) - Fancast
(www.fancast.com), the premiere online destination that enables users to
watch, manage and find entertainment content wherever it is available, today
announced that it is streaming the ABC Family series "Lincoln Heights'"
third season premiere exclusively on the site from
Tuesday, September 9th - Monday, September 15th. The critically acclaimed
and multiple NAACP Image� and NAMIC� Award nominated family drama series
returns with ten new episodes premiering on television
Tuesday, September 16,8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT on ABC Family.
"Lincoln Heights" is one of hundreds of current TV titles streaming on
Fancast, the one-stop online entertainment destination for users to create
and manage their personal entertainment experience. On Fancast consumers get
instant access to free full-length television shows and movies, including
over 5,600 TV episodes from over 100 video providers including top networks
such as ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox. Fancast is the first online site where users
can watch, manage and locate entertainment on multiple platforms, wherever
it lives on linear TV, on demand, on Fancast, on DVDs or in the movie
"Lincoln Heights" follows the lives of the Sutton family led by Eddie, an
ambitious police officer, who moved his wife and three kids to the
inner-city neighborhood where he was raised, with hopes of cleaning it up
and making a difference. The cast includes Russell Hornsby, Nicki Micheaux,
Erica Hubbard, Mishon Ratliff, Rhyon Brown, Robert Adamson and
Michael Reilly Burke. Kathleen McGhee-Anderson is
Executive Producer/ShowRunner, David Ehrman and Dawn Urbont are
Co-Executive Producers, Dayna Lynne North is Supervising Producer and Kevin
Inch serves as a Producer.
"Lincoln Heights" is produced by ABC Family.
Fancast (www.fancast.com), created by Comcast Interactive Media, is the
first online destination that enables users to watch, manage and find
entertainment content wherever it is available - on Fancast, on television,
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 Comcast Interactive Media
Comcast Interactive Media (CIM), a division of Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:
CMCSA, CMCSK), dedicated to developing and operating online and
cross-platform entertainment and media businesses, including Comcast.net
(www.comcast.net). CIM's products include Fandango.com, a top movie and
entertainment destination, selling movie tickets at over 15,000 screens;
Fancast.com, a national online entertainment site; thePlatform, the industry
leading provider of digital media publishing solutions over broadband and
wireless networks; and Plaxo an online social networking based platform.
About ABC Family
Part of the Disney-ABC-TV Group, ABC Family, distributed in over 95 million
homes, features original movies, series and specials reflecting today's
families and entertaining and connecting with adults through relevant
stories about today's relationships, all told with diversity, dysfunction,
passion, humor and heart. ABC Family's programming is a mix of quality
acquired series and theatricals as well as original movies and scripted
dramas. ABC Family is also the destination for Holiday events with "13
Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas" branded programming events.
ABC Family. A New Kind of Family.