According to The Hollywood Reporter, Aeon Digital on Tuesday confirmed a licensing agreement with NBC Universal that will make movies and television events available on-demand over the Internet. Titles will be available for a 24-hour period after they are selected, but pricing has yet to be finalized.
Aeon Digital CEO Giovanni D'Andrea said the deal includes recent movies such as Ray and The 40-Year-Old Virgin along with selections from Universal's library. Among the covered television events are Jerry Springer: Uncensored, the Blind Date franchise and The Land Before Time.
"NBC Universal is continually looking for alternative ways for consumers to enjoy our content," said Jean-Briac Perrette, NBC Universal Cable senior vp new media and chief financial officer. "Our agreement with Aeon Digital demonstrates our commitment to being a leader in digital distribution in addition to helping our partners drive their businesses."