Illusion On-Demand Launches
For Immediate Release
New York, NY - October 2nd, 2007 - ILLUSION ON-DEMAND, the first and only VOD channel dedicated to science fiction and fantasy, has officially launched in North America.
With an initial programming lineup of 21 shows and content blocks including series like "Strange", "Venus Rises", "Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere", "Day of the Triffids" and "Shadow Star Narutaru", Illusion hopes to attract sci-fi hungry fans to their video on demand lineup.
For Halloween Illusion is offering a special lineup which includes the anime features "Kakurenbo: Hide and Seek", "Black Jack: Infection" and "Ichi: Zero"; along with a special edition of Illusion's "Top 20" featuring Debbie Rochon (Fangoria Radio) and Arthur Suydam (Marvel Zombies). The chills continue with Troma's "Def by Temptation" (starring Samuel L. Jackson) "Night of the Living Dead" and a Halloween episode of the original comedy series "The Action Room".
Coming to Illusion in November are premieres of the updated classic "The Quatermass Experiment" (starring Jason Flemyng, Mark Gatiss and Doctor Who's David Tennant ) and a VOD airing of Mamoru Oshii's "Urusei Yatsura: Beautiful Dreamer".
More information is available on Illusion's new website www.illusiontv.com
which is home to a broadband video player, information about the entire Illusion programming lineup, event announcements, a weekly news blog and online content like Manga from Central Park Media and previews of Thomas Jane (The Punisher) and Steve Niles' (30 Days of Night) Bad Planet Comic book series.
Illusion is currently available in twenty states and is free to all digital subscribers. National expansion will continue through 2008 as more affiliates add Illusion to their VOD services. A complete list of affiliates is available online at illusiontv.com.