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Verizon Family Watching TelevisionMay 8, 2013 - News Article

Get Your TV Binge On This Memorial Day Weekend

Author: Bill Kula, APR
TV, Internet & Phone
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As you dive into the Memorial Day weekend on Friday, May 24, Verizon FiOS TV customers can get ready for a true TV watching marathon, with more than 1,700 free movies and over 50 full seasons of TV series from a variety of networks, including NBC, Chicago Fire, Smash, The Voice, Grimm, BBC America, HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel, Cooking Channel, DIY, HBO® and more.

As part of the On Demand Marathon, you’ll have the chance to catch up on the latest movies and TV series with just a click of the blue On Demand button in the middle of your remote control.

When the Memorial Day weekend arrives, head over to the FiOS TV Video on Demand menu and select the “Free Marathon” folder. (It’s not there yet.)  There, you’ll find a full list of all of the available TV shows and movies you can watch during the marathon.

Find a Nice Chair, or Beanbag, and Dive In!

We know your schedule can be absolutely nuts, so if you want to use the weekend to catch up on selected episodes from shows like Spartacus, Boss, Camelot and Da Vinci’s Demons on STARZ or the HBO® hit series Game Of Thrones® they’ll be there for you. Those are just some of the many series that will be available.

Did you want to watch The Hunger Games, but missed it earlier?  During the On Demand Marathon, you can watch it, courtesy of premium network EPIX.

As your kids are bursting at the seams for school to end, you know they’ll want to watch something. Check out Ice Age: Continental Drift  or Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted – or all of ‘em.   All of these titles are available on HBO On Demand® and n will be available as part of the free On Demand Marathon from Friday, May 24 through Tuesday, May 28.

With one-stop shopping and instant access to more than 50,000 monthly titles, FiOS TV Video on Demand puts you in control.  And during the free On Demand Marathon, we’re giving FiOS TV customers free access to many of those titles.

As temps rise in a few weeks (we can only hope!), get ready to watch as many TV shows and movies as you want – any time of day, and from your couch, deck or porch.  Follow us on Twitter @Verizon, @VerizonFiOS and @SomosFiOS and on Facebook for more details on the free On Demand Marathon.

Memorial Day weekend will be here sooner than you realize.  We wanted to give you a heads up about this fun event to help you get into the summer groove.  Later this month, we’ll provide more information about the great shows that will available.

HBO® and related channels and service marks are property of Home Box Office, Inc. ICE AGE CONTINENTAL DRIFT TM & © 2012 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted © 2012 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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