Time Warner Providing Immediate On Demand for New Shows

Posted Tue Nov 9, 2010 at 09:00 AM PST by Dick Ward

Don't have a DVR? Don't worry. Time Warner's new service lets you access your shows on demand for up to three days immediately after they air.

You've almost certainly had an experience in the past where you've forgotten to set your DVR. Maybe your power went out, or the show you wanted to see got pushed back due to a scheduling conflict. In the past, you've had to wait until a rerun came on or – more likely – catch up on Hulu.

Time Warner's new Look Back service aims to solve that problem and give people some of the convenience provided by internet streaming alternatives. Immediately after a show airs, you'll be able to access Look Back and watch it on demand.

There are limitations of course, and only 48 channels (24 in SD, 24 in HD) are being offered right off the bat and the Look Back service isn't hitting all of Time Warner's subscribers yet. You also don't get the ability to fast forward.

Source: Engadget

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