Mens Channel To Broadcast Concert

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MEN’S CHANNEL TO BROADCAST MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND CLASSIC HITS CONCERT LIVE FROM SMOKY MOUNTAINS

Denver, Colo., May 9, 2006 - The Networks Group (TNG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Turner Media Group (TMG), the leading provider of interactive, transactional media for TV advertising and programming, announced today it is partnering with BlueHighways TV to broadcast on The Men’s Channel “Live From The Smokies: A Musical Tribute to the 50’s and 60’s. This two-hour concert features a live performance stage show of rock n’ roll and country music hits on Saturday, May 13 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. EDT.

The concert is available via The Men’s Channel at no additional charge to more than 20 million U.S. viewers through DISH Network satellite TV nationwide and on select regional Comcast, Time Warner and Cox cable TV systems.

“The Men’s Channel is delivering to millions of viewers a perfect gift in time for Mother’s Day,” said Marc Krigsman, president of TMG’s The Networks Group, which programs and broadcasts the Men’s Channel. “We are pleased to bring Men’s Channel viewers a concert that reflects on American history, especially on Mother’s Day weekend. This program perfectly compliments the transactional nature of our enthusiast networks, where our viewers can connect with products and services that directly relate to the programming they are watching.”

The concert -- hosted by Stan Hitchcock, CEO of BlueHighways TV, brings memories to music through the live performances of the ensemble cast at the American Jukebox Theater in scenic Pigeon Forge, Tenn., nestled at the foot of the beautiful Smoky Mountains. In addition to the music, the live show will feature a tour of a classic car show outside the performance hall and visits with the renowned fine arts craftsmen of this mountain area.

As part of the transactional feature of the Men’s Channel and in conjunction with BlueHighways TV, viewers can order a CD/DVD combo (15 songs each) featuring the best performances from “Live From The Smokies.” Orders will be taken after the concert by calling (877) 357-2474 or by visiting www.bluehighwaystv.com.

The Men's Channel is a unique interactive TV channel that provides advertisers a direct way to reach their core audience while giving viewers a transactional opportunity within a programming environment that is informative and enjoyable. The Men’s Channel delivers 24 hours of transactional programming with popular outdoor enthusiast shows such as Trophy Quest, Simply Fishing, Divas in the Outdoors, Steve's Outdoor Adventures, The American Outdoorsman, and Sport Truck Connection. For more information on Men’s Channel or programming schedules, visit www.menschanneltv.com.

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About Turner Media Group
Turner Media Group (TMG) is a full-service, turn-key provider of interactive TV advertising, direct response programming and transactional TV. TMG represents advertising media in various formats on eight of TMG’s targeted transactional TV channels: The Men's Channel, Healthy Living Channel, Beauty & Fashion Channel, Resort and Residence, iDrive, Men's Outdoors and iShop TV. Comprised of two divisions, Turner Advertising Group and Turner Networks Group, TMG reaches an aggregate of more than 100 million homes nationwide through EchoStar's DISH Network satellite TV and major cable TV distributors Comcast, Time Warner and Cox on a market-by-market basis. TMG represents more than 6 million ad avails annually. TMG has offices in N.Y., L.A., Chicago, San Francisco, and Denver. Gary Turner Companies are not affiliated with Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc. Visit www.turnermediagroup.com.

About BlueHighways TV

BlueHighways TV offers syndicated television programming, On Demand video offerings and broadband distribution of programming which grew out of the great interest that audiences have in exploring and re-freshing the folklore, music, traditions, destinations, festivals and artistry of America. Conceived and created by Network Creative Group, LLC, BlueHighways TV captures that welcoming, down-home spirit that Americans are known for, and are increasingly seeking on television, delivered with an interesting, honest and exploratory voice. For more information, visit www.bluehighwaystv.com.
 
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Imagine a home shopping network AT NO ADDITIONAL COST to E* subs what will they think up next!!!
 
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The only thing I have ever seen on THE MENS CHANNEL is infomercials. Admittedly I don't check it very often but that is because of past experiences. "John"
 
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jahost said:
The only thing I have ever seen on THE MENS CHANNEL is infomercials. Admittedly I don't check it very often but that is because of past experiences. "John"
The mens channel also has lots of Hunting and Fishing
 
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Schedule of the Men's Channel for the next 24 hours:
Times Eastern
12am Infomercials
8:30am Quaker Boys Born to Hunt
9am The Fever (Hunting)
9:30 Doc's Team Extreme Big... (Hunting)
10am Trophy Quest Outdoors
10:30 Double Bull Outdoors (Bow Hunting)
11am Infomercials
1pm Carolina Outdoors (Hunting)
1:30 Outdoor Quest
2pm Outdoor Persuits
2:30 Across America's The Outfitter (Hunting)
3pm Outdoor Expeditions
3:30 Infomercial
4pm Know the Cause (Looks like an infomercial under cover of a real title)
4:30 Know the cause
5pm Infomercials
5:30 Freedom Outdoors
6pm Campbell Outdoor Challenge (Photo-hunting--hunting with cameras and not guns)
6:30 Charlie West Back Country (news magazine about hunting/fishing, etc)
7pm Closing the distance (Bow Hunting)
7:30 Bighorn Outdoors
8pm A-Way Outdoors
8:30 American Ourdoorsman
9pm Limbsavers Outdoor American
9:30 The Best of the West
10pm The World of Hunting
10:30 V8TV (Automotive)
11pm Sport Compact TV (Automotive)
11:30 Sport Truck Connection

Some pretty interesting shows here. This channel is really a leased access channel with a theme!

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Tony
 

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