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Fancast to Air ABC Family's "Lincoln Heights" Season Premiere Exclusively Before Airing on TV
The show's third season premiere will stream exclusively on the site from Tuesday, September 9 to Monday, September 15.

[via press release from Fancast]


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 theater.

"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.

About Fancast

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.

  [september 2008]  


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