EastLink Celebrates Launch of DUSK with Month-long Freeview Beginning 09.09.09

    HALIFAX, Sept. 8 /CNW/ - Viewers will be on the edge of their seats
during the free preview of DUSK(*) on EastLink Digital Cable, September 9 to
October 9. To celebrate the launch of DUSK (formerly SCREAM), EastLink Digital
Cable customers will be able to enjoy a month-long, spine-tingling freeview of
this specialty channel focusing on the supernatural, thriller and suspense
    "We're excited to be part of the launch of DUSK, which is sure to keep
viewers on the edge of their seats with its array of eerie and suspenseful
programming," said Owen Barnhill, Vice President, Marketing, EastLink. "In
addition to introducing our customers to new channels, free previews allow us
to showcase the many great channels and specialty programming available
through EastLink Digital Cable."
    During this freeview, DUSK will feature nine network premieres over nine
nights all beginning at 10 pm AST. Get caught up in the thrills and suspense
of Silence of the Lambs, Murder by Numbers, The Black Dahlia, Angel Eyes and
Kiss the Girls. Plus, following the freeview, on October 18, DUSK viewers can
catch the premiere of season four of the hit show Supernatural as it follows
the thrilling and terrifying journey of the Winchester Brothers.
    DUSK is available as an individual channel or as part of the Movies Plus
Theme Pak, which also includes the Independent Film Channel, Showcase Diva,
Showcase Action, Drive-in Classics and Movieola. EastLink Digital Cable
customers can access DUSK on channel 185. This freeview is available to
EastLink customers with Digital Cable.
    Customers can subscribe to EastLink Digital Cable by calling toll free
1-888-345-1111 in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island or 1-866-737-7662 in
Newfoundland and Labrador. For more information on EastLink programs and
services, including EastLink Digital Cable, customers can visit eastlink.ca.

    About EastLink

    More than 1,600 employees operating under the EastLink, Persona,
Amtelecom, Bluewater, Delta Cable and Coast Cable brands provide a wide range
of communications, entertainment, television and advertising services to
residential, business and public sector customers in Atlantic Canada, Ontario,
Quebec, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. EastLink has the distinction
of having been the first cable company in Canada to enter the telephone
market, and the first cable company in Canada to combine Cable, Internet and
Telephone in a communications and entertainment bundle. At EastLink,
creativity, ingenuity and innovation are the driving forces behind our great
products and services. EastLink has been recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best
Managed Companies for the past three years, and its parent company, the Bragg
Group, was named Canada's Family Enterprise of the Year for 2009.

    (*)Dusk is a trademark of Corus Entertainment Inc. All rights reserved.

For further information:

For further information: Jill Laing, Communications EastLink, (902)
446-1939, jill.laing@corp.eastlink.ca

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