March 20, 2006 08:00 ET

ROO Partners With Fashion TV Channel to Offer On-Demand Viewing of Fashion Shows, Models, Parties and Style News Worldwide

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 20, 2006 -- ROO (OTC BB: RGRP), one of the world's largest online broadcast networks and a global leader in online video solutions, today announced that Fashion TV Channel (FTV), a leading worldwide news and entertainment source for fashion and glamour lifestyle, will provide its couture programming and trend-setting videos to ROO. Fashion TV will offer on-demand video clips that showcase the best in the world of fashion including the top designers and leading models, and the most glamorous parties and fashion shows on the planet.

Fashion TV is a top global media vehicle that delivers the latest fashion trends, models, events, news and gossip. Fashion TV is one of the four most distributed channels worldwide, reaching more than 300 million households. Fashion TV content will be available across the ROO global network of affiliate websites, including Verizon, iWon, Excite, Bulldog Broadband (a Cable and Wireless company) and News Interactive in Australia.

"Fashion TV is a key lifestyle media outlet for upscale consumers, fashionistas, store buyers and globe-trotters in search of the next big trend. By adding FTV, ROO is working with the acknowledged leader in the industry and can bring our users cutting-edge fashion from the catwalks of Milan, Paris and New York," said ROO CEO Robert Petty.

"Fashion TV is very excited about this relationship with ROO, as it enables us to access a new IP platform and ROO's rapidly growing portfolio of affiliate websites around the world," says Orna Etkovich, Vice President, North America, Fashion TV.

ROO will feature video clips from many of FTV's most popular programs including Vogue, Gorgeous Girls, FTV Men and Midnight Hot.

Fashion TV joins ROO's high-profile group of entertainment content providers, which includes major record labels, film studios, cable networks as well as a wide range of niche oriented lifestyle content.

About ROO

ROO Group Inc. (OTC BB: RGRP) ("ROO") is a global provider of online video broadcasting solutions that enables the activation, marketing and distribution of video content over the Internet and emerging broadcasting platforms such as set top boxes and wireless. ROO ( offers turn-key video solutions for businesses seeking to improve their web presence with video broadcasts or broadcast their own latest video clips. ROO helps business advertise their latest offering with interactive advertising solutions, 15-30 second video commercials with a linked call to action and played simultaneously with topical video content such as news and entertainment in a television style format over the Internet.

About Fashion TV

Fashion TV is the only 24-hour fashion, beauty and style television station worldwide and is broadcast in 202 countries to 300 million households. Based in Paris, France, since 1997, Fashion TV is broadcasted on 38 satellites and thousands of cable operators. Most major mobile phone companies, IPTV's and DTH operators broadcast FTV.

Fashion TV content is focused on fashion shows, backstage, photographers, models and celebrities. FTV broadcasts many of the major fashion events from around the world live. Programming is also available on VOD. For more information, visit

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