Fuel TV Signs Affiliation Agreement With Comcast
Fox Cable Networks announced that it has reached an
agreement with Comcast and add
FUEL TV to its digital lineup. FUEL TV now has distribution agreements with all
top ten cable providers, and launched in July 2003 with ongoing satellite
partner DIRECTV. By year-end, FUEL TV will be available to more than 50 million
cable and satellite homes.
Comcast is a tremendous new partner for FUEL TV, and one
that truly recognizes the enormous influence of digitally savvy teens and young
adults who have embraced our network as a preferred entertainment destination,
says David Sternberg, executive vice president of emerging networks for Fox
Cable Networks and FUEL TV general manager. We look forward to working together
with Comcast to drive digital subscriptions in the many crucial markets they
Action sports and the action sports lifestyle continue to
surge in popularity throughout the
State. More than 26
million people nationwide now say they participate in action sports, ranking
action sports activities second only to basketball.(1)”More than 90
percent of all people watching FUEL TV say they spend at least five days a week
with the network, and more than 92 percent of those describe it as one of their
FUEL TV is building upon its programming offerings with
the new comedy film Blackballed, featuring Rob Corddry (The Winner, The Daily
Show with Jon Stewart), Rob Riggle (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Rob
Huebel (Arrested Development), Ed Helms (The Office) and Dannah Feinglass (MADtv).
Previously only available through video-on-demand, Blackballed makes its FUEL
TV network premiere later this summer. FUEL TV will premiere the new
docu-series The 808 in July, focusing on
Shore and a group of local surfers who
call themselves the Wolfpak. FUEL TV will also return its original series American
Misfits for a second season. Also in July, The Daily Habit, FUEL TVs original
daily dose of art, culture, music, gaming, action sports athletes and
celebrities premieres its 450th episode.
Other returning series include Drive presented by Jeep,
featuring professional skateboarder Mike Vallely and M80 showcasing top
motocross riders, their daredevil riding and the ladies who love them, and The
Captain and Casey Show returns with all-new guests, skateboarding and mischief.
FUEL TV remains the official home of the
Association of Surf Professionals (ASP) World Tour, featuring the sport’s elite
men and women competing in some of the most dangerous waves in the world.