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FDR Media Group Channels to Launch on Bell Fibe TV(October 24, 2011)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/24/11 -- KNIGHTSCOVE MEDIA CORP. (TSX VENTURE:KC.A)(TSX VENTURE:KC.B) (www.knightscove.com) ("Knightscove"), is pleased to report that FDR Media Group Inc. ("FDR Media") today announced that it has signed an agreement with Bell Fibe TV to distribute its high definition channels Mehndi TV and Bollywood Times. Pursuant to the announcement dated August 2, 2011 outlining the signing of an LOI for the acquisition of 51% of FDR Media by Knightscove, the acquisition remains subject to final approval by both the TSXV and the CRTC.
Mehndi TV HD is a channel focused on showcasing intelligent and entertaining programming catered to Canadian women of South Asian heritage. Bollywood Times HD is an all-action all-the-time channel. Mehndi TV and Bollywood Times are among the first South Asian High Definition channels to be offered in North America.
"Viewers have been asking for high definition South Asian channels with programming in Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and English and we are extremely excited that Bell Fibe TV will be one of the first carriers in Canada to offer exactly this," said FDR Media Group's President & COO Mr. David Martin. "Our Mehndi TV and Bollywood Times channels showcase in spectacular HD - and at an affordable price - the best programming from around the world that is also socially relevant for our Canadian viewers."
"Bell Fibe TV is a truly amazing next-generation television service that offers customers a wide range of innovative service features as well as the most popular programming with stunning sound and picture quality," said Geoff Wright, Vice President of Content and Business Planning at Bell TV. "We are proud to make Bell Fibe TV even better by offering Mehndi TV HD and Bollywood Times HD to our customers."
Beginning in November, Bell Fibe TV customers can tune in to Mehndi TV HD on channel 786 and Bollywood Times HD on channel 787.
About Knightscove Media Corp.
Knightscove is a fully integrated entertainment company specializing in the distribution, creation and financing of live action feature films and television productions. The Canadian company offers family-friendly third party and proprietary film and television content through its Knightscove Family Films brand.
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release or the information contained herein.
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