SOURCE: The Media Group

October 16, 2006 11:01 ET

TMG's Beauty and Fashion Channel to Broadcast Highlights From Spring/Summer 2007 Fashion Weeks From Milan and New York

DENVER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 16, 2006 -- The Networks Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Media Group (TMG, formerly Turner Media Group), the leading provider of interactive, transactional media for TV advertising and programming, announced today that its Beauty & Fashion Channel is broadcasting highlights of spring/summer 2007 collections from New York and Milan fashion weeks.

Dolce and Gabbana Women Collection Spring/Summer 2007

Oct. 16-22, 2006 -- 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET -- Fashion TV will bring an hour of highlights from Milan Fashion Week for the Beauty & Fashion Channel, showing scenes from the red carpet, backstage and from the amazing Dolce & Gabbana collection.

Roberto Cavalli & Just Cavalli Women's Collections

Oct. 16-22, 2006 -- 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. ET -- Fashion TV brings you an hour of the amazing Roberto Cavalli collection and the Just Cavalli Women's Collection for the spring/summer of 2007 on the Beauty & Fashion Channel. You'll get backstage footage and scenes from the red carpet, all from Milan.

As the broadcast partner for StyleLounge New York, a high-profile entertainment event during New York City's September 2006 fashion week, the Beauty & Fashion Channel will soon bring U.S. viewers front row seats to the Spring 2007 fashion trends from young designers such as Anand Jon, the b. Michael demi couture collection, Malan Breton, and Daniel Franco from the hit TV show, Project Runway. Viewers will also see celebrity interviews with Sofia Bush, Carol Alt and Michelle Rodriquez, and take an inside look at today's celebrity fashionistas.

Beauty and Fashion Channel also plans to show news highlights from the IMG Fashion Show featuring behind-the-scene interviews with top designers, from Bill Blass to Perry Ellis to Heatherette. Visit www.beautyfashiontv.com for show times.

"Our goal is to bring the runway to main street USA and give women the opportunity to find their style," said Wendy Borow-Johnson, senior vice president of The Networks Group. "The Beauty & Fashion Channel provides extensive coverage of the best fashion shows from around the world and looks inside the most exclusive fashion and celebrity style events."

"In line with our model of transactional programming, Beauty & Fashion Channel lets viewers connect with sponsors and designers for unique offers and on-air purchase opportunities," said Marc Krigsman, president of TMG's The Networks Group.

"The Beauty & Fashion Channel is a unique interactive TV channel that provides advertisers a direct way to reach their core audience while giving viewers a transactional opportunity within a programming environment that is informative and entertaining," said Gary Turner, CEO of The Media Group.

The Beauty & Fashion Channel is broadcast to U.S. viewers through DISH Network™ satellite TV nationwide and on regional Time Warner cable TV and other cable systems.

For more information on the Beauty & Fashion Channel or programming schedules, visit www.beautyfashiontv.com.

About The Media Group (TMG)

The Media Group (TMG) provides interactive TV advertising, direct response programming and transactional TV. TMG represents advertising media in various formats on eight of TMG's targeted transactional TV channels: The Men's Channel, Men's Outdoors & Recreation, Healthy Living Channel, Beauty & Fashion Channel, Resort and Residence, iDrive, America's Preview and iShop TV. Comprised of three divisions, The Ad Group, The iTV Group and The Networks Group, TMG reaches an aggregate of more than 100 million homes nationwide through EchoStar's DISH Network satellite TV and major cable TV distributors Comcast, Time Warner and Cox on a market-by-market basis. TMG represents more than 6 million ad avails annually. TMG has offices in N.Y., L.A., Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, and Denver. Visit www.themediagroup.com.

Contact Information

  • PRESS CONTACTS:
    Marc Lumpkin
    Altitude Public Relations for The Media Group
    303-378-2366
    Email Contact