June 21, 2013 at 15:29 PM EDT
Charter customers in North Texas have a killer opportunity to catch up on SHOWTIME® favorites such as Dexter®
Network upgrade enables improved On Demand experience

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone's favorite serial killer, Dexter, is back for his eighth and final season on SHOWTIME – and Charter's SHOWTIME subscribers in Fort Worth and surrounding communities now have the means, motive and opportunity to catch up on the entire series thanks to a North Texas network upgrade that is to die for.

The three-month, $40 million project has more than doubled Charter's high definition (HD) channel lineup for Fort Worth-area customers and boosted its Video On Demand (VOD) offering to more than 12,000 VOD options – including enhanced SHOWTIME ON DEMAND® access.

When it comes to providing five times more SHOWTIME titles to North Texas customers, Charter is guilty as charged. Plus, SHOWTIME subscribers can witness more arresting entertainment with all-seasons access to the award-winning SHOWTIME Original Series Homeland, House of Lies, Californication, Nurse Jackie and more – all delivered in HD via Charter's new all-digital network.

It would be a crime for Charter customers to miss this chance to see all previous episodes of Dexter before the show's June 30 season premiere. A repeat offender with critical acclaim, Dexter was the recipient of the prestigious Peabody Award, as well as 25 Emmy® and 10 Golden Globe® Award nominations.

Charter and SHOWTIME – there ought to be a law against this much entertainment.

Customers may visit charter.com or call 1-888-GET CHARTER (1-888-438-2427) for more information.

About Charter

Charter (NASDAQ: CHTR) is a leading broadband communications company and the fourth-largest cable operator in the United States. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter TV® video entertainment programming, Charter Internet® access, and Charter Phone®. Charter Business® similarly provides scalable, tailored, and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to business organizations, such as business-to-business Internet access, data networking, business telephone, video and music entertainment services, and wireless backhaul. Charter's advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at charter.com.

About Showtime Networks Inc.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, as well as the multiplex channels SHOWTIME 2™, SHOWTIME® SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME®, SHOWTIME BEYOND®, SHOWTIME NEXT®, SHOWTIME WOMEN®, SHOWTIME FAMILYZONE® and THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ XTRA. SNI also offers SHOWTIME HD™, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ HD, SHOWTIME ON DEMAND® and THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™. All SNI feeds provide enhanced sound using Dolby Digital 5.1. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV®.

SOURCE Charter

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