TVN Entertainment Brings Science Fiction to On Demand With Illusion TV

Mon Dec 17, 2007 1:53pm EST

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  BURBANK, CA, Dec 17 (MARKET WIRE) -- 
 TVN Entertainment Corp., the world's largest television on demand company, and
Illusion TV, the first dedicated on-demand science fiction channel, today
announced
a multiyear multiplatform partnership under which the parties will launch and
distribute Illusion On-Demand. TVN has secured distribution of the free VOD-only
network to 22 partners including AT&T U-verse(SM), RCN and Verizon.

    Illusion On-Demand features action series, news, talk, anime and premiere
movies
from the science fiction, fantasy and comic book categories. The network
provides in-depth, targeted content for avid genre-specific fans like the
monster movie series Troma Creature Features which includes monthly classics
"The
Toxic Avenger" and "Class of Nuke 'Em High." "Central Park Media," "Analog's
Science of Fiction" and "Newsarama" are just a few iconic brands featured on the
network.

    "Illusion On-Demand adds tremendous diversity and value to affiliates
seeking fresh
and exciting content for digital customers," said Matt Cohen, senior vice
president of strategy and business development at TVN Entertainment. "Our
ability to service, consult, lend sales support and develop a comprehensive
launch strategy uniquely positions TVN as the perfect partner for niche
channels whose content is perfect for on-demand."

    "We created this network specifically for the true science fiction fan whose
interests cross over into fantasy and horror," said Dekker Dreyer, president of
Illusion TV.  "Our viewers are typically college-educated, professional males
who
perfectly fit the VOD user profile.  The platform allows 24/7 access, which is
ideal since Illusion fans require flexibility."

    Illusion On-Demand joins a host of other VOD-only networks launched by TVN
that include ResearchChannel On Demand, a research and technology channel
providing audiences with the latest research developments and scientific
thinking. 
In addition to creating and maintaining VOD networks, TVN packages,
distributes and manages over 3000 hours of programming from more than 150
content providers including every major movie studio.

    About TVN Entertainment Corporation

    TVN Entertainment Corporation, the leading television on-demand company,
works
with every major studio, network, and telecommunications video provider in
North America.  TVN is the preferred provider of original on-demand programs and
networks.  TVN supports an open, advanced technology platform, and offers the
most
comprehensive, end-to-end solution for licensing, managing, distributing and
marketing on-demand content to virtually any platform.  For more information
about TVN's products and services, please visit www.TVN.com.

    About Illusion Television

    Based in New York, New York, Illusion Television LLC is a privately held
media
production and aggregation company. Illusion works closely with niche content
producers to deliver compelling programming to next generation platforms.
Illusion
currently serves on-demand television, broadband and mobile video affiliates.
For more information visit www.ILLUSIONTV.com.

    

For more information about TVN Entertainment, contact:
Dwayna A. Haley
Bob Gold & Associates
310-784-1040
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