Knightscove Media Corp. announces the DVD release of new CBC hit "Little Mosque on the Praire" and concert DVD of hit band, Barenaked Ladies



    TORONTO, Oct. 3 /CNW/ - KNIGHTSCOVE MEDIA CORP (TSXV: KC / OTCQX: KCMDF)
("Knightscove" www.knightscove.com ) is pleased to announce that its wholly
owned subsidiary, Morningstar Entertainment, ("Morningstar"
www.morningstarent.com ), has acquired exclusive Canadian DVD distribution
rights to the first season of "Little Mosque on the Prairie" ("Little
Mosque"), the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's ("CBC") groundbreaking
series and "Talk to the Hand - Live in Michigan", the first ever live concert
DVD from the contemporary band, the Barenaked Ladies.
    Nearly four million prime time network viewers tuned into Little Mosque's
debut week in January 2007, one of the largest openings for a Canadian series.
The half hour comedy from the CBC was broadcast to stellar reviews and very
strong ratings which continued through its inaugural television season with an
average of 1.3 million viewers per episode. The series has become one of the
CBC's hit comedies and boasts an outstanding cast including renowned actors
Sheila McCarthy (Road To Avonlea, Being Julia, I've Heard the Mermaids
Singing) and Carlo Rota (24, Queer As Folk, At the Hotel).
    "Our Morningstar division has had a long standing and positive
relationship with the CBC, working collaboratively to bring some of the finest
in Canadian programming to the DVD market. We are delighted to bring Little
Mosque to the retail market place on DVD", says Leif Bristow, Knightscove
President and CEO.
    The story revolves around a small Muslim community in the prairie town of
Mercy and takes a gently funny look at the congregation of this rural mosque
and their attempt to live in harmony with often skeptical, even down right
suspicious, residents of their prairie town. The sit-com reveals that,
although different, we are all surprisingly similar when it comes to family,
love, the generation gap and our attempts to balance our secular and religious
lives.
    The series has been sold internationally to great acclaim and interest,
being broadcast in both Gaza and Israel among other territories. Little
Mosque's DVD release date is in mid November and Morningstar has already
received strong indication of pre-orders from its buyers. "We're thrilled with
the response to Little Mosque, not only in Canada where millions of Canadians
have made it part of their lives, but increasingly throughout the world", says
Kirstine Layfield, executive director, network programming, CBC television.
    Over the past 18 years, the Barenaked Ladies ("the Ladies") have
developed a fanatical fan base that's second to none in contemporary music
today. They have sold over 10,000,000 albums world wide and reached Number 1
on Billboard with "One Week" and hit the Top 40 with "Old Apartment". The band
has appeared on Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan O'Brien, Regis & Kelly and
Saturday Night Live. They are one of the top touring artists in North America
and have a MySpace fan club consisting of 11,000 members. The Ladies' Podcasts
are No. 1 on iTunes in the US and Canada in the music category.
    "Talk to the Hand - Live in Michigan" is the Ladies first-ever live DVD
and features performances of all the band's favourite songs along with
hilarious audience engaging antics. Recorded in June 2007 at DTE Energy Music
Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan, songs include: One Week, Old Apartment, Sound
of Your Voice, Bank Job, Too Little Too Late, Adrift, Get In Line, For You
(acoustic), Be My Yoko Ono (acoustic), Wind It Up, Angry People, Pinch Me,
Powder Blue, Brian Wilson, Easy, If I Had $1,000,000. The Ladies' penchant for
the road combined with their ability to completely engage an audience make the
Barenaked Ladies one of North America's best-loved live acts.
    Morningstar's other recent releases include "King of Kensington" ("the
King"), one of Canada's most popular and longest running sitcoms with 17 early
episodes dating from 1975. The King stars Canadian Icon Al Waxman (Cagney &
Lacey), Fiona Reid (my Big Fat Greek Wedding), Helen Winston (Sanford & Sons,
Police Woman, Hill Street Blues) and guest stars, among others, Mike Meyers,
John Candy, Andrea Martin, Eugene Levy, Dave Thomas, Joe Flaherty and Maury
Chakin.
    At the corporate level, Knightscove is conducting due diligence and
negotiating a definitive agreement with Studio 4 Networks pursuant to its
previously announced letter of intent. Studio4 is a Los-Angeles-based
broadband and video-on-demand ("VOD") broadcaster operating three cable VOD
channels (Studio4 Learning, Fitness and Kids) and two internet video sites,
(www.studio4kids.tv and www.studio4fitness.tv). Studio 4 offers family
friendly programming complementary to Knightscove's core product across
multiple platforms including cable, satellite and broadband. Additionally,
Studio 4 has entered into strategic partnerships with leading print publishers
such as Parenting, Babytalk & Self magazines to create multiplatform ad
packages in the magazine print pages and on their respective web properties.

    About Knightscove and Morningstar:

    Knightscove Media Corp. along with its wholly owned subsidiaries,
Morningstar Entertainment Inc. ("Morningstar") and Knightscove Family Films
Inc., is an integrated Canadian entertainment company specializing in the
distribution, acquisition and creation of high quality live-action feature
films and television productions for the whole family. With the acquisition of
Morningstar , one of Canada's leading independent home entertainment
distribution companies in the home video and DVD markets, Knightscove has
executed the first step in its strategy to distribute family film product to
the theatrical, home video/DVD, pay, specialty and free television markets in
North America and internationally. Established 15 years ago, Morningstar has
over 1,400 titles in its DVD library.
    Additional information regarding the business of Knightscove may be found
on www.knightscove.com on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on www.OTCQX.com . The
TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or
accuracy of this release.





For further information:

For further information: Knightscove Media Corp., Leif Bristow,
President and CEO, (416) 691-6655 ext 267; Porter, Levay & Rose, Michael
Porter, President or Linda Decker, (212) 564-4700

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