The Most Accessible Fashion Brand in the World - Surpasses One Million Podcast Downloads in One Month

    TORONTO, April 16 /CNW/ - CHUM Interactive announced today that has reinforced its position as the premiere broadband
fashion portal by surpassing one million daily podcast downloads during the
month of March.
    "No other fashion portal in the world offers the quality and quantity of
podcast content that does," said Stephan Argent,
Director of Interactive, CHUM Television. "Since we launched the portal this
past December, we've seen a 50% increase in the number of monthly downloads,
with 30% of that growth coming from our audiences in Asia and Europe. The
numbers reflect our global commitment to being the premiere online destination
for the fashion-forward community."
    Updated daily, the podcasts feature the latest content from the site's
12 video channels. Each channel features an ever-expanding exclusive video
catalogue of fashion, photography and architecture news, unedited designer
interviews, the latest runways from the fashion capitals of the world, and
entertaining profiles on the people who make this world turn.
    Daily podcasts are available for download by RSS Feed or can be
automatically added to your itunes. Visit for more information.

    FT-FashionTelevision Fast Facts:

    -   Launched in 1985, FT is the world's first television show devoted to
        the world of fashion
    -   FT is syndicated in more than 120 countries around the world, with an
        audience reach of 14 million in Canada
    -   Fashion icon Jeanne Beker, the face of FT, has hosted the show since
        its launch

    Sexy, stylish and spectacular, the legendary FT-FashionTelevision
uncovers the brains and the beauty shaking the world of fashion and design.
Currently available in over 120 countries throughout North America, the Middle
East, Europe and Asia, multi-award winning FT-FashionTelevision remains the
world leader in fashion innovation.

    CHUM Television is a division of CHUM Limited (, one
of Canada's leading media companies and content providers which owns and
operates 34 radio stations, 12 local television stations and 21 specialty
channels. CHUM's original content is seen in over 120 countries worldwide and
is distributed via new media platforms, including interactive television,
wireless services and exclusive CHUM-branded Internet properties.

For further information:

For further information: Marsha Mowers, CHUM Limited, (416) 591-7400

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