SOURCE: Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.

December 07, 2007 11:22 ET

Peace Arch Entertainment Announces Series Premier of Brazen Television Series 'Bulging Brides'

Company's The Eyes Television Division Continues to Capitalize on Record Setting Production Schedule

TORONTO--(Marketwire - December 7, 2007) - Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc. (AMEX: PAE) (TSX: PAE), an integrated global entertainment company creating critically acclaimed television, film and DVD content for worldwide distribution, today announced that the brazen new weight loss show "Bulging Brides" will premier on SLICE Network in Canada on January, 10, 2008. The premier is the latest success story for the Company's The Eyes division, which recently announced a record setting production schedule with 47 new television episodes and three new pilots during 2007.

"Bulging Brides" is a fast-paced television series that chronicles a bride-to-be's desperate struggle to drop unwanted inches so that she can look picture perfect on her wedding day. The series is co-hosted by every bride's "Dream Team": personal trainer Tommy Europe and nutrition specialist Nadeen Boman.

"The Eyes continues to attract significant audiences and provide predictable revenues with low-cost, high-quality television content," said John Flock, President and Chief Operating Officer of Peace Arch Entertainment. "We feel confident that The Eyes will continue to have success in Canada and in licensing its original content to other international markets."

Peace Arch recently signed an exclusive international distribution agreement for several of the Company's television formats, including "Bulging Brides," to Distraction Formats, a leading independent format distributor whose operations include the redesign of successful television programming for use in new language and cultural markets around the globe.

Peace Arch also recently announced the second season premier of "The Last 10 Pounds Bootcamp," an entertaining and fast-paced series that propels people through an intense fitness and nutrition regimen, dramatically resizing them in record time. Motivated by a special event (an upcoming anniversary, vacation, or reunion), participants strive to transform themselves physically and mentally in just four weeks, getting rid of those nagging last ten pounds.

Peace Arch continues to execute its high-growth business model focused on the production of an increasing volume of highly commercial film and television content while mitigating risk through the utilization of certain financing strategies such Canadian tax credits and non-recourse bank financing.

About Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.

Peace Arch Entertainment produces and acquires feature films, television and home entertainment content for distribution to worldwide markets. Peace Arch owns one of the largest libraries of top quality independent feature films in the world, featuring more than 500 classic and contemporary titles. Through its subsidiary, Peace Arch Home Entertainment, Peace Arch is also one of the leading distributors of DVDs and related products in Canada. For additional information, please visit Peace Arch recently acquired Dufferin Gate Productions, one of Toronto's foremost providers of production services and facilities, and Trinity Home Entertainment, a leading distributor of independent features films in the United States.

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