SOURCE: WGL Entertainment Holdings, Inc

September 19, 2007 11:48 ET

WGL Million Dollar Shootout Premiers on Fox Sports Net New England

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire - September 19, 2007) - WGL Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WGLT) -- The WGL Million Dollar Shootout (MDSO) premiered on Fox Sports Net New England on Sunday September 16, 2007 at 7 PM EDT. It was a perfect time slot for the MDSO, preceding the Sunday night New England - San Diego NFL showdown.

"Given the viewer response to the first of seven one hour episodes, we are certain that we will generate over one million viewers in five major markets for all upcoming episodes," said Mike Pagnano, CEO WGL Entertainment Holding's Inc. WGL Entertainment owns fourteen minutes of advertising in each of the seven episodes or ninety eight minutes across the five major markets.

The "WGL Million Dollar Shootout," shot at the Reunion Resort in Orlando, Fla. and hosted by John O'Hurley of "Seinfeld" and "Dancing With the Stars," features five teams of four golfers each. Foursomes consist of a captain, everyday golfers with a range of handicaps, along with ordinary heroes chosen by the American Red Cross.

Once every six holes, teams are allowed to call on professional lifelines to hit a shot for them. Celebrity golfers include the Golf Channel's "Big Break II" star Don Donitello, PGA Tour stars Fred Funk and Mark Calcavecchia, along with LPGA Tour stars Cristie Kerr, Carin Koch and Bernadette Luse.

The WGL Million Dollar Shootout will be broadcast on Comcast affiliates SportsNet New York (8.1 million viewers), Fox Sports Net New England (3.7 million viewers), Comcast Local (Mich., 1.6 million viewers), Comcast SportsNet West (Sacramento/Bay Area, 2.2 million viewers) and Comcast SportsNet Chicago (4.8 million viewers).

Casting for the second season of "WGL Million Dollar Shootout" is already underway. For more information, please visit

About WGL Entertainment:

WGL Entertainment Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary WGL Entertainment, is the producer of the WGL Million Dollar Shootout Reality Television Series and several other made-for-T.V. sports entertainment events scheduled to be produced in 2007 and beyond.

To the extent that statements in this press release are not strictly historical, including statements as to revenue projections, business strategy, outlook, objectives, future milestones, plans, intentions, goals, future financial conditions, future collaboration agreements, the success of the Company's development, events conditioned on stockholder or other approval, or otherwise as to future events, such statements are forward-looking, and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements contained in this release are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made.

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:

    Michael Pagnano
    WGL Entertainment Holdings, Inc.