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Press Release -- January 6th, 2012
Source: Frontier Communications
Tags: Video Offers Three Sweepstakes Tied to Popular Showtime TV Series

Watch free episodes of Shameless, Californication and House of Lies at and win prizes from your favorite shows

STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 6, 2012– TumTiki (, the largest online video library of TV Episodes, Movies, Local Content, Clips and Original Web Series, announces a special contest around free episodes from popular Showtime series. Beginning January 6th, viewers who log into TumTiki and watch free episodes of the SHOWTIME series CALIFORNICATION, SHAMELESS and HOUSE OF LIES can unlock special badges featuring Showtime stars and be entered into a sweepstakes drawing to win great prizes.

As part of the TumTiki sweepstakes, three winners (one for each episode) will be chosen at random and receive a suitcase filled with premium items valued at $500 and centered around one of the featured shows. Items will include, but are not limited to, full season DVD sets and apparel and novelty items. Viewers must watch free episodes by January 23rd and winners will be announced by February 1,2012.

The premiere episode of Season 2 of SHAMELESS, the hit show about a dysfunctional Chicago family and the premiere episode of Season 5 of CALIFORNICATION, Showtime’s comedy-drama about a troubled novelist and his many personal dramas, will be available at beginning on January 6th and will run through January 23rd. The premiere episode of the new SHOWTIME dark comedy HOUSE OF LIES, starring Academy Award nominee Don Cheadle, is already available at The series, based on the hit tell-all book from best-selling author Martin Kihn (House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Then Tell You the Time), peels back the bull to reveal a world few know exists and fewer still have experienced.

After the premiere, all new episodes of these three critically-acclaimed series can be seen on SHOWTIME on Sundays beginning with SHAMELESS (9 p.m. ET/PT); followed by HOUSE OF LIES (10 p.m. ET/PT) and CALIFORNICATION (10:30 p.m. ET/PT).

TumTiki launched November 7, 2011 and was created and is operated by Frontier Communications (NYSE:FTR, news, filings), the nation’s largest provider of telecommunications services focused on rural America, offering local and long-distance voice service, broadband Internet, digital television service and digital fraud and identity theft protection.

“TumTiki is committed to continually growing our library of content through partnerships and distribution agreements with premium content producers. Showtime is an established leader in premium television and we’re excited to promote these shows with our viewers,” said Melinda White, Executive Vice President, Revenue Development at Frontier Communications, “Our partnership with Showtime demonstrates our commitment to having not only the most free online videos of any single destination site, but also the highest caliber of original programming.”

These premium episodes are part of TumTiki’s more than 700,000 free TV episodes, movies, original web series, professionally-produced clips and local programming – more than any other destination site. This content is available directly at without redirecting to another site. And additional premium movies and episodes are available for rental through TumTiki’s partnership with

About TumTiki

TumTiki is an online video site from Frontier Communications featuring more than 700,000 free TV episodes, movies, original web series, professionally-produced clips and local programming directly within, without redirecting to another site; and premium movies and episodes for rental. TumTiki partners with online video services like Hulu and, and the library includes videos from major networks, including ABC, NBC, Fox, Bravo, FX, Syfy, AMC, National Geographic, Oxygen, Comedy Central and TBS; and, in some markets, news and content from local TV affiliate stations. More information is available at

About Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: FTR) offers voice, High-Speed Internet, satellite video, wireless Internet data access, data security solutions, bundled offerings, specialized bundles for small businesses and home offices, and advanced business communications for medium and large businesses in 27 states and with approximately 15,250 employees. Frontier is included in the S&P 500 Index and is the largest provider of communications services focused on rural America. It has a 100 percent U.S.-based workforce. Frontier’s landline service is reliable, safe and accessible. More information is available at and

Source: Frontier Communications Corporation

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