Jörn Krieger ©RapidTVNews | 12-09-2011

Austria's largest cable operator UPC Austria will expand its video-on-demand (VOD) service: From the second half September 2011, the customers will be able to access various TV formats from Red Bull Media House free-of-charge.

The multimedia subsidiary of Austrian energy drink manufacturer Red Bull will offer content from six categories including feature films, series, portraits, entertainment and reports. The portfolio includes, for example, "The Felix Baumgartner Story", "Volvo Ocean Race" and "Air Race".

Another addition to the VOD line-up are US series which UPC customers can watch one week after their US TV debut in the original English-language version with German subtitles. The offering comprises the latest episodes of "Grey's Anatomy (US premiere 22.9.), "Desperate Housewives (25.9.) and "Private Practice (29.9.). Each episode costs around €1 with a "season pass" being available for €20.