Channel 4 International and Superchannel announce pay TV agreement



    EDMONTON, Oct. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Superchannel is pleased to announce an
agreement with Channel 4 International to offer cutting-edge programming on
Canada's new national pay television network set to launch this fall.
    As part of this agreement, SuperChannel will offer a range of iconic
Channel 4 drama and comedy series, contemporary TV Movies and high end
documentaries. The package will also contain a number of programs for
Superchannel's HD services.
    "Superchannel is proud to offer Canadians the best programming from
around the world and with Channel 4 International they'll have a wealth of
award-winning offerings to choose from," said Sandy Perkins, Superchannel,
Vice-president Programming. "We are thrilled they are joining us in our bid to
bring Canadians more entertainment than they've ever had access to before."
    Among the first titles offered will be Teachers, No Angels, Wedding
Belles, The Yellow House, Mr Miss Pageant, Hypochondriacs Holiday and Thanks
for the Memories.
    Patrick Roberts, C4I's Senior Sales Executive said "Channel 4
International's programming appeals to a young, upscale audience and perfectly
fits Superchannel's brand. We are delighted to be associated with this
exciting new venture from its launch".

    About Superchannel

    Superchannel is Canada's only national pay television network, consisting
of two new HD channels, four new SD channels, and an SVOD platform, giving
viewers what they want, when they want. Superchannel's vision is to reinvent
Pay TV in Canada by offering viewers something new to see every single day.
Superchannel is owned by Allarco Entertainment, an Edmonton-based media
company.

    About Channel 4 International

    Channel 4 International is a fully integrated rights exploitation service
dedicated to working with the best independent program making talent around.
We work on programs transmitted on Channel 4, BBC, Five and ITV - and other
networks around the world. C4I provides in-house program development,
co-production, deficit finance, marketing, servicing, rights clearance and a
legal and business affairs service.




For further information:

For further information: For Superchannel: Sylvie Powell, (613)
290-1497, spowell@medialanecom.com; For Channel 4 International: Sylvia
Jaeger-Blyth, +44 20 7306 6194, sjaeger@channel4.co.uk

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