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April 28, 2008 10:32 ET

Web TV Worth Watching: Canoe.tv Launches Exclusive New Series

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 28, 2008) - Canoe.tv, Canada's first web broadcaster, is introducing an exclusive series of new videos available 24/7 to entertain audiences.

Since its launch last November, Canoe.tv has assembled more than 20 shows in English. The entire Canoe.tv site delivers more than 2.5 million minutes of video a month.

In English, Canoe.tv presents three exclusive series: StreetSeen, The Untitled Underground Sports News Web Show, Naugh-T & Nyce, The Art of Building Bodies and Who's Coming for Dinner. Naugh-T & Nyce features two women whose investigations penetrate the world to get the goods on bad deeds. The Art of Building Bodies is a practical, lifestyle TV show that explores and demystifies the world of getting and staying fit. How about pillow fighting and thumb wresting - some of the wacky Sports Not On TV? StreetSeen profiles the fashion industry, particularly inspirations and innovations on the street. Who's Coming for Dinner? explores the food dilemmas of combining an active lifestyle with a healthy appetite, building on nutritional advice from a registered dietician.

"Canoe.tv is an integral part of the new-media era where consumers watch what they want whenever is convenient for them," said Ray Ostor, General Manager, Video Portal, at Canoe.ca. "Whether it's episodes from television series or content made for the web, television fans have a great option with Canoe.tv online programming that is rich, diversified and exclusive."

Canoe.tv offers ethnic programming including Sahara Filmy (India), RTP Internacional (Portugal), CVM TV (Jamaica), MBC1 (UAE) and AAJ TV (Pakistan) both live and on demand. Before the end of this year Canoe.tv will have some 400 programs on the web, eventually available too for mobile devices.

Canoe.tv also offers an extensive selection of French-language content, including live access to news programming on the TVA network and the LCN and Argent information networks.

About Canoe.ca

A subsidiary of Quebecor Media, Canoe.ca is a leading local and national interactive media provider of news, entertainment and services, helping to inform and connect Canadians. The Canoe Network attracts over 8.8 million monthly visitors and includes Canoe.ca, top information verticals like Cnews, Slam!, Jam! and Lifewise, as well as the Sun Media newspaper sites. Canoe.ca also offers online services in the fields of employment and continuing education (jobboom.com), housing (micasa.ca), automobiles (autonet.ca), personals (reseaucontact.com), social networks (space.canoe.ca), classified ads (classifiedextra.ca) and advertising solutions (canoeklix.ca).

Shows description

StreetSeen

Program hosted by renowned producer and author Len D. Henry, who scours the Canadian underground scene in search of talent (music, fashion, art, etc.) roaming the streets of Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver.

The Untitled Underground Sports News Web Show

Everyone sees hockey and baseball on tv, but where do fans of pillow fighting and thumb wrestling go? This show brings viewers full coverage of these wacky and too-often-ignored events!

Naugh-T & Nyce

In the world of revenge, sometimes the dirt you need is too private for a private investigator. That's when you call Naugh-T & Nyce, Sex Scene Investigators!

Together, these two girls will penetrate any fortress to get the goods on the bad deeds!

The Art of Building Bodies

Among the first of its kind in Canadian television, The Art of Building Bodies is a practical, lifestyle TV show that explores and demystifies the world of getting - and staying - fit. Each half-hour episode focuses on the secrets of building sculpted, natural and defined muscles.

The Art of Building Bodies offers constructive insight and a unique perspective by demonstrating simple and innovative strategies to help viewers reach their goals. The show is designed for both seasoned workout fanatics and couch potatoes needing a push to hit the gym.

Who's Coming For Dinner?

Who's Coming For Dinner? explores the food dilemmas we face everyday; combined with an active lifestyle and a healthy appetite. In each episode host Jeff Suddaby, Chef/owner of 3 Guys And A Stove, prepares for his audience an eye-appealing, mouth-watering nutritious and healthy meal.

Who's Coming For Dinner? promotes healthy eating utilizing quick food preparation methods in a way that is natural, informative and above all else, entertaining. Every episode includes a segment with a registered dietitian who breaks down the nutritional elements of the meal for the viewer.

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