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Monday, November 26, 2012

Canamedia Acquires Canadian Distribution Rights to CABLEready Catalogue

Toronto, November 26, 2012 – Canamedia, Canada’s longest established broadcast distribution and production company has acquired the exclusive Canadian distribution rights to the successful CABLEready catalogue.

“CABLEready has established itself as one of the foremost international television program distribution and development companies” says Mike Lolato, Managing Director, Worldwide Sales and Development for Canamedia,”and we are thrilled to represent their extensive program catalogue to our Canadian content buyers”.

“We've known, respected and been inspired by the guys at Canamedia over the years, so it's a pleasure to partner with them. As Canada becomes a tougher place to do business, we believe Canamedia can guide our producers and programs through the maze” Gary Lico, President and CEO of CABLEready

CABLEready has over 1100 hours of programming in a wide range of genres such as factual, lifestyle, crime, entertainment and includes titles from successful producers such as TV GUIDE, LMNO Productions, REELZ and SnagFilms.

Some of the CABLEready titles include:

TV GUIDE Specials – including TV’s Sexiest, Favourite TV Weddings, 100 Hollywood Crimes, and 25 Most Heart-warming Holiday TV Moments.

Inside the Actors Studio- the most successful and in-depth interview series known worldwide (French versions only)

Wilson Philips: Still Holding On – Follow Wilson Philips, one of the most successful all-girl groups in music history, as they relaunch their career.

Lost Treasure Hunters – A team of highly skilled extreme prospectors attempt to rediscover the long lost source of the great diamonds of Golconda, India. Using a mix of ancient maps and modern geology, the team races to find untold riches in diamonds before the monsoons arrive.

Hollywood Girls Night – Alison Sweeney & Ali Landry host exclusive, private potluck dinners for their famous friends.

Standup in Stillettos – Today’s best female comedians perform stand-up comedy routines.

SNAG Films – incredible independent films including the popular titles “Splinters” and “We Made This Movie”

About Canamedia: Established in 1978, Canamedia is one of the longest established distribution and production companies in Canada, representing quality programming internationally to broadcasters and all content providers. Acquired by Magic Lantern Inc., Canamedia is now part of a growing enterprise that offers all aspects of worldwide distribution, original production and production services. As one of the industry’s leading distributors, the company has an extensive catalogue of lifestyle, factual, entertainment, travel, adventure, outdoor and documentary programming in both 2D and 3D, in addition to a vast library of educational content, available on multiple platforms. www.canamedia.com

About CABLEready Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, CABLEready was launched in 1992 as a single entity licensing programming to cable television networks in the U.S. Today the company distributes programming globally and leads the field in cable programming research and analysis through CableU.tv, and delireadyduplication services through CABLEready Productions. As well, the company is fast-becoming the source for independent producers worldwide looking to ramp-up their development, increase sales and grow their businesses.



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