Turner Classic Movies premieres smartphone application


Cable channel Turner Classic Movies announced the introduction of a premium mobile application promising smartphone users a complete programming schedule alongside hundreds of movie clips, trailers and network promos, all presented in their original aspect ratios. According to TCM, the app will include movie schedules extending up to two months in advance, personalized for each viewer's respective time zone, as well as an optimized version of the TCM Movie Database, which includes synopses, credits, trivia, background data from the American Film Institute film catalog and fan comments. Also featured: Photo galleries comprising original lobby card sets, behind-the-scenes production stills, publicity stills and original poster art.

The TCM app is available now for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch for $2.99. Versions optimized for the Android and BlackBerry platforms are slated to roll out next month. Turner Classic Movies adds it plans to introduce more video and photos over time, ultimately offering complete access to its entire movie database.

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