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Movies are fantastic. Not all movies, per se – but the idea of movies. They can transport us into other worlds, get to visit places we may never otherwise see, have the chance to relive world-changing events, and so much more all from the comfort of a seat. With that – have you seen Texas Chainsaw 3D? It's definitely worth watching.

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But I digress. This isn't about my obsession with the TCM series, oh no – it's about AT&T. Not quite as interesting, I know. So here it is: Big Blue is offering a new service to U-verse subscribers that will bring a whole slew of on-demand movies to their TVs, computers, and – of course – tablets and smartphones through the U-verse app.

The service, dubbed U-verse Screen Pack, will cost $5 a month and offer up "movies from major studios, with more titles added on an ongoing basis." You can subscribe to Screen Pack now by either heading to U-verse channel 9910 or hitting up AT&T's SP landing page.

Now, go watch some TV. On your tablet. Or phone. Or computer. Or even on your TV.

DALLAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* is offering U-verse® TV customers a new way to watch movies across screens with AT&T U-verse Screen Pack. Available for $5 a month, U-verse TV Screen Pack customers get unlimited, instant playback of an extensive library of movies on U-verse TV, Uverse.com and on the U-verse app for tablets and smartphones – all without having to rent DVDs.

At launch, the AT&T U-verse Screen Pack will include movies from major studios, with more titles added on an ongoing basis. AT&T is offering customers a free preview of Screen Pack today through Sunday, Jan. 13. To access the free preview, customers can select "On Demand" on their U-verse remote and scroll to Screen Pack, or they can search "Screen Pack" on Uverse.com and on the U-verse app.

"We know customers have more options than ever before to watch their favorite movies, and U‑verse Screen Pack gives them a convenient and valuable way to access a large variety of movie titles, whether it's on the device in their hand or on their big screen TV," said Jeff Weber , President of Content and Advertising Sales, AT&T Home Solutions. "Our customers have told us they want subscription on demand services and we're delivering. Screen Pack, along with our On Demand library, gives customers a flexible and more compelling movie experience, where and when they want it."   

Customers can order Screen Pack on U-verse TV channel 9910. The new U-verse Screen Pack, together with U-verse On Demand, offers customers an extensive collection of new release hit movies, classic movies, TV programs and premium programs for free, via subscription or a la carte.

More information on U-verse On Demand and U-verse Screen Pack, along with a sample list of titles available to U-verse customers can be found at www.Uverse.com/OnDemand and www.att.com/screenpack.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

Cameron Summerson
Cameron is a self-made geek, Android enthusiast, horror movie fanatic, musician, and cyclist. When he's not pounding keys here at AP, you can find him spending time with his wife and kids, plucking away on the 6-string, spinning on the streets, or watching The Texas Chainsaw Massacre on repeat.

  • http://www.facebook.com/snrsuave Leo Herrera

    Do the "tablets and smart phones" mentioned mean IOS devices? I wouldn't be surprised if it did...

  • http://twitter.com/salpairodice SalParadise

    I imagine this is why the on-demand choices for HBO/cinemax/showtime have been heavily reduced the last few months.

    Should've known they were about to wring another nickle out of subscribers.

  • http://www.facebook.com/Towerr Christian Wagner Jr

    I hope the preview gets better..98% of the stuff listed on there is garbage!

  • Ryan Wick

    It's all 80s movies or the ones you see in the $3 DVD bin :(

  • http://bitshift.tumblr.com/ esjay

    They listened to customers about the on-demand part, but seem to have missed that the customers who were asking for that are not subscribing to their TV service.

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