SOURCE: Fisher Communications, Inc.

Fisher Communications, Inc.

August 21, 2012 16:30 ET

Fisher Communications Adds MundoFox in Seattle and Portland

KUNS-TV and KUNP-LP to Launch Fox's New Spanish Television Network

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Aug 21, 2012) - Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, announced today that it has signed affiliation agreements with MundoFox to add its new Spanish-language television network in Seattle and Portland. 

MundoFox, which officially launched on August 13, 2012, will air on the multicast tier of KUNS-TV in Seattle and KUNP-LP in Portland.

"We are excited to work with MundoFox on this project. We have been developing the Spanish-language television market in Seattle and Portland for a number of years and joining the MundoFox network adds tremendous depth and breadth for Hispanic viewers and advertisers," said Rob Dunlop, Executive Vice President of Fisher Communications. 

"Fisher is a tremendous partner in the Pacific Northwest and with their proven expertise in Spanish-language broadcasting we are delighted to have them join the MundoFox affiliate team," said Emiliano Saccone, President of MundoFox. 

MundoFox is a partnership between Fox International Channels and Colombia's RCN Televisión SA. The new network will air action-oriented teleseries such as El Capo and Corazones Blindados, along with weekly series like Kdabra and Tiempo Final. The network will also air movies and Fox series dubbed into Spanish. 

Fisher expects to begin airing MundoFox on KUNS-TV and KUNP-LP by the end of September 2012.

About Fisher Communications
Fisher Communications (FSCI) is an innovative local media company with television, radio, internet and mobile operations throughout the western United States. Fisher owns or operates 13 full power and seven low power television stations, which include network affiliations with ABC, CBS, FOX, Univision and The CW that reach 3.5% of U.S. television households, and three radio stations targeting a full range of audience demographics. Fisher Interactive produces more than 120 local and hyper-local websites and delivers comprehensive multiplatform advertising solutions to local businesses. The Company is headquartered at Fisher Plaza in Seattle, WA. More information about Fisher Communications, Inc. is available at

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    Robert I. Dunlop
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