Knightscove Media Corp.

Knightscove Media Corp.

May 03, 2010 16:20 ET

Knightscove's VOD Network Knight TV Signs With Mercier Films for North American Distribution of "MY HOMETOWN"

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 3, 2010) - KNIGHTSCOVE MEDIA CORP. (TSX VENTURE:KC.A)(TSX VENTURE:KC.B) is pleased to announce that it's VOD network division, KNIGHT TV has signed a multi-year distribution deal with Mercier Films for their hallmark television series MY HOMETOWN, a family friendly live action series from Montreal based creator, writer-director and producer, Jean Mercier.

MY HOMETOWN's creator, Canadian poet Jean Mercier ( is proud to be associated with Knight TV. "This television environment promises to be a sure and safe haven for kids of all ages and I am extremely excited to be sharing my classic series with over 10 million homes across North America. Additionally, I really look forward to developing new original productions for KNIGHT TV in the future!"

"We are absolutely thrilled to showcase MY HOMETOWN. It is a terrific series, thoughtfully written, creatively directed and lovingly produced in the beautiful setting of the Eastern Townships in Quebec", says Dale E. Taylor, President of KNIGHT TV. "We know that our audiences want and deserve great content options that are positive and entertaining while being both safe and family friendly. This top quality series reinforces and reflects KNIGHT TV's strong focus and ongoing commitment to provide the best in youth-centric and family entertainment.

MY HOMETOWN is a series about small town living – where the police wave hello and the trees have names, where the mayor cuts your hair and runs the movie house, where ethnic diversity lives in perfect harmony. It is a collection of 40 stories set to entertain children and their families. It has values and lessons for all to enjoy and pass along. It is charmingly Rockwellian Disneyesque that promotes the underlying message that "It's okay to be a good kid!" Jay Baruchel (TROPIC THUNDER, THE SORCERER'S APPRENTICE)

Currently available in 10+million homes across North America, KNIGHT TV's children's block KiDMAZiNG will launch the series in May 2010.

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