SOURCE: Blackout Media Corp.

June 23, 2006 11:34 ET

Blackout Media Corp. Announces The Fight Network Wins GOLD!

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 23, 2006 -- Blackout Media Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BKMP) is pleased to announce that The Fight Network's channel on air network ID has won GOLD at the 2006 BDA North American Design Awards.

"Congratulations to Dennis Tan and his entire team at Systematic Design for bringing home the GOLD," said Mike Garrow President of The Fight Network. "We are delighted that our on air network ID received a GOLD award form the BDA's in our first year of operations, we look forward to working again with Dennis and his crew to create more compelling and innovative work in the months and years to come," he added.

The BDA North American Design Awards were held in New York City on June 22 and was part of the Promax & BDA International Conference.

Promax International is the association for promotion and marketing executives in electronic media.

(BDA) Broadcast Designers' Association is the organization for professionals who work in motion graphics.

See http://www.promax.tv/awards_bda06_winners.asp for more details.

More about The Fight Network:

The Fight Network is a cross-platform media company with interest in television, pay-per view, radio, mobile and online content offerings. The Fight Network is the first and only all combatant sports and entertainment channel that delivers the very best in boxing, pro wrestling, mixed martial arts, and other combatant styles, along with top-notch "fight theme" movies, documentaries and news 24 hours a day. For more details on The Fight Network please visit: www.thefightnetwork.com

More about Systematic Design:

Systematic Design is an award-winning studio specializing in broadcast design.

From concept development to final on-air implementation, we're involved with each stage of design on every project. We create a full spectrum of broadcast design products such as network branding, station IDs, show openings, promos and commercials.

Systematic Design clients include such media networks as ABC Sports, CBS, ESPN, NBA, Global TV, The Fight Network and The Wall Street Journal. For more company details go to: www.systematicdesign.net

About Blackout Media Corp.:

Blackout Media Corp. is a holding company with an interest in Blackout Communications who is a diversified media and entertainment company conducting operations in digital television, VOD, PPV, radio, the Internet and print under the brand name "The Fight Network." The activities of Blackout Media Corp. are conducted principally in Canada and the United States.

Safe Harbor

Certain statements in this news release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential future plans and objectives of the company, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Technical complications that may arise could prevent the prompt implementation of any strategically significant plan(s) outlined above. The company cautions that these forward-looking statements are further qualified by other factors. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any statements in this release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact Information

  • Investor Relations:
    CONTACT:
    Blackout Media Corp.
    Telephone 416-987.2133
    Fax 416 348.9418
    E-mail ir@blackoutmedia.com

    For More Information contact:
    Stephen Murdoch
    OEB International C/O The Fight Network Inc.
    (905) 682-7203 ex 22
    Fax: (905) 682-7481
    E-mail: smurdoch@oeb.com