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are among 30 shows that will initially be available online free-of-charge through a new broadband network called In2TV. When it debuts next year, the newtork will also include games, polls, and other interactive features. The deal is being finalized by America Online and Warner Bros.
In2TV plans on offering more than 100 TV series and at least 300 episodes per month during its first year. At the time of its launch, the programs will be available exclusively on AOL and will not be in syndication on TV.
"With In2TV, we are enabling Web users to experience and interact with television programming in an entirely new way, and creating a new distribution platform for TV content," said Kevin Conroy, Executive Vice President, AOL Media Networks. "This is an exciting new way to experience these shows, allowing Web users to enjoy what they want, when they want it.