ABC Extends Content with Wireless, Net

ABC News will offer content on Internet downloading service CinemaNow (, while excerpts from ABC TV shows will appear on Verizon Communications' new third-generation “V Cast” video-clip cellular-phone service.

ABC News will offer 25 clips per week on CinemaNow, including segments from Good Morning America, World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, Nightline, Primetime Live and 20/20. The content will be part of CinemaNow's “Premium Pass” $9.95-per-month subscription service.

For V Cast, ABC will offer clips from its primetime, daytime and late-night lineup, including material from Desperate Housewives, Lost, Alias, Extreme Makeover, America's Funniest Home Videos, The Jimmy Kimmel Show, One Life to Live, All My Children and GeneralHospital. The network said clips from specials, such as ABC's coverage of the Academy Awards, will also be included.