SOURCE: Salon City, Inc.

June 30, 2008 12:10 ET

Salon City's Web Series, Hollywood CeleBeauty, Wins Telly Award

BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - June 30, 2008) - Salon City, Inc. (OTCBB: SLON) announced today that its first original web series, Hollywood CeleBeauty, has won the top honor in the Film/Video Category of the 2008 Telly Awards. With 13,500 entries from all 50 states and around the world, this year's competition was one of the most competitive and successful in the long history of the Telly Awards.

Hollywood CeleBeauty was launched in November 2007 and is hosted by E! Online personality Christina Gibson. It is produced for SCI by matrixx, a Hollywood-based production company, and is now playing at

"We're proud to have achieved another first -- an award-winning web series," said SCI president and CEO Steven Casciola. "Our web show is the star of our new media lineup and provides sponsors with a beauty entertainment framework that showcases their brands to Salon City's expanding global audience of online customers. We're all winners."

Added matrixx producer Kyle Wiebalk, "By winning the coveted Telly in only its first season, Hollywood CeleBeauty clearly demonstrates a bright future as we integrate more advertisers and their products inside future webisodes."

Other 2008 Telly Award winners include Warner Brothers, NBA Entertainment, PBS, SCI FI Channel, TV Guide Network, Time Life, NASA Television, Chicago Tribune and Harpo Studios (Oprah).


Salon City, Inc., the leading media company for beauty entertainment and the first to brand the genre, publishes Salon City magazine, where Life is Beautiful(SM). For information about SCI, visit or e-mail


matrixx is a multi award-winning production company with extensive expertise in using web series, viral videos and social networking/word of mouth marketing to connect with consumers and drive sales. The company is privately held and venture backed by noted producer and entrepreneur Van Vandegrift. For information , visit or email


Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs, the finest film and video productions, and groundbreaking web commercials, videos and films. For information, visit

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Contact Information

    Salon City, Inc.

    Steven G. Casciola
    President and CEO

    Terry Roberts