SOURCE: Blackout Media Corp.

March 30, 2007 09:00 ET

The LAW Comes to...The TEAM 1040 (Vancouver)

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 30, 2007 -- Blackout Media Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BKMP) -- The Fight Network Inc., parent company to Fight Network Radio, announced today that it has signed an affiliation agreement with Vancouver's premier sports radio station The TEAM 1040 to broadcast its highly popular weekly talk show, Live Audio Wrestling ("The LAW") in the Vancouver marketplace beginning Sunday, April 1st.

The deal calls for a dedicated time slot for the weekly two-hour show to air on Sunday night's beginning at 12am PT. Both The TEAM 1040 and The Fight Network will work in partnership to cross promote the radio property the LAW via its various media outlets, television, radio, web and mobile.

"The TEAM 1040 is definitely the right home for our show The LAW, in the Vancouver marketplace," said Mike Garrow President of The Fight Network. "We look forward to delivering The TEAM 1040 listeners, premium talk radio from the worlds of pro wrestling and mixed martial arts each and every week," he added.

"The LAW is a welcome addition to our programming roster," said Robert Gray, Program Manager for The TEAM 1040. "The LAW show is a proven radio brand covering sports and entertainment from pro wrestling to mixed martial arts. We are 'very pumped' to deliver this show to our listeners every Sunday night," he added.

More about The TEAM 1040:

TEAM 1040 is Vancouver's first and only all-sports radio station. TEAM 1040 is owned by CHUM Limited, one of Canada's oldest and most successful media companies, owning radio, television and specialty TV channels across the country. CHUM also owns and operates Vancouver radio stations CFUN 1410 am and QM/FM 103.5 and television station CityTV.

More about Live Audio Wrestling ("The LAW"):

The LAW will celebrate its tenth anniversary on May 6th of being on both the airwaves and internet reporting on the latest happenings in the worlds of pro wrestling and mixed martial arts. The show specializes in conducting weekly interviews with star performers and athletes from all fighting areas. Especially popular with listeners are the "shoot style" interviews with wrestlers who discuss their careers and issues "out of character." The LAW has conducted thousands of interviews over the years with the who's who of pro wrestling, such as: Ric Flair, Steve Austin, Lou Thesz, Mick Foley, Kurt Angle, and Bret "The Hitman" Hart along with mixed martial arts superstars such as Ken Shamrock, Randy Couture, Chuck Liddell, and Tito Ortiz to name but a few. Additional information on the company can be found at www.liveaudiowrestling.com

About The Fight Network:

The Fight Network is a cross-platform media company with brand interest in television, pay-per-view, radio, mobile and web. All five of these media offerings are seamlessly integrated to offer fans of combatant sports and related entertainment a true convergence experience. The Fight Network Inc. corporate headquarters is located in Toronto, Canada. Additional information on the company can be found at www.thefightnetwork.com.

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.

URL: www.thefightnetwork.com / www.liveaudiowrestling.com

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:

    Stephen Murdoch
    OEB International c/o The Fight Network Inc.
    Public Relations/Public Affairs
    Tel: (905) 682-7203 extension 22
    Fax: (905) 682-7481
    E-mail: smurdoch@oeb.com