Universal Now Playing On Playstation

Add Universal TV show and movies to list of content available on Playstation systems as studios continue to expand the platforms for their content.

Under a new deal announced Tuesday between NBC Universal and Sony Computer Entertainment, standard-definition and high-definition versions of NBC series The Office, Heroes and 30 Rock, and Sci Fi's Battlestar Galactica will be available fur purchase the day after they air. Theatricals from the studio, includingMilk and Hellboy II, also will be available for rent and purchase.

Library episodes of the TV shows and other TV titles will be added to the PlayStation lineup as well.

NBC Universal and Sony, a rival TV and movie producer, have also agreed to a joint awareness campaign to promote the HD versions of the shows.

The PlayStation video service has been up and running for about seven months.