Verizon improves HD profile with Cartoon Network, Adult Swim

Michelle Clancy | 26-10-2012

Verizon Communications is deepening its HD content bench with the addition of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, to the high definition tier on its FiOS TV IPTV service. Cartoon Network (broadcast from 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.) features the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for kids and families, while Adult Swim (9 p.m. - 6 a.m.) offers original and acquired animation and live-action comedy for young adults.

Currently celebrating its 20th birthday, Cartoon Network is the No.1 U.S. television network among boys ages 6-11, thanks to favourites like Adventure Time and Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Adult Swim is the top late-night destination for young adults ages 18-34.

"We are thrilled to be adding Cartoon Network and Adult Swim HD to our FiOS TV lineup," said Terry Denson, vice president of content strategy and acquisition for Verizon. "With each network's signature animated and live-action programming tailored to family and young-adult audiences, respectively, our customers will now be able to enjoy their favorite shows in high definition, with the benefit of FiOS TV's amazing picture quality."

Cartoon Network HD joins FiOS TV's broad collection of programming, which offers more than 560 all-digital channels, including more than 145 HD channels, and 40,000 monthly video-on-demand titles.