Los Angeles, CA, April 20, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- IC Punch Media, Inc. (QTCQB: PNCH). Punch TV, presented their primetime schedule for the 2013-2014 television season at their 2nd annual Upfront programming presentation on Sunday, April 14, 2013 at The John Lovitz Club on Universal City Walk.
It was a spectacular evening with hundreds of advertisers, shareholders, celebrities, media and the general public joining Punch TV for a special event to see the network’s hot new show lineup.
The Red Carpet was saturated with media and the lights flashed again and again as a host of A-List celebrities such as Primetime Emmy Award Winner Glynn Thurman (Super 8), Primetime Emmy Award Nominee Obba Babatunde’ (The Silence of the Lambs), Image Award Winner Dorien Wilson (Dream On, The Parkers), as well as, De’aundre Bonds (Get On The Bus) Shar Jackson (Moesha), Floyd Mayweather, Sr. (World’s top Boxing Trainer), Tammi Mac (KJLH Radio Personality), and Tiffany Pollard (New York), Millena Gay and Andrea Anderson (Young and the Restless) to name a few, who graced the walk way until it was time for the presentation.
The show was hosted by the very funny comedian Black Casper, who set the tone for a very successful evening and warmed up the audience for The Voice’s Jesse Campbell, who opened the show and brought the house down with his amazing vocal performance. That performance led to the powerful and inspiring speech delivered by Punch TV’s CEO, Joseph Collins about Punch TV’s amazing growth to 38 U.S. Affiliates and viewers in over 60 million homes within a two-year span and the launch of its newest Affiliate in Jackson Mississippi on Comcast Cable.
The highlight of the evening was the presentation of Punch TV’s new, hot urban shows: Life With The Binghams, Taste of Hunney, Welcome To Mayweather’s House, Meet The Sanchez, Step Up 2 The Mic, a live show by Filberts Big Bash, Hollywood Fast Lane, Go Beyond The Lens, News Brief, Horse Talk, Battlefest, Writerz, Rumble, Who Mag?, 12 Steps To Recovery, Make Love Not War, Get Thee Behind Me, and EROS, that left the audience thirsty for Punch TV.
The excitement continued to build when Klymaxx, the hot all-girl Band hit the stage with a high energy, show stopping performance and a dynamic solo by original Band Member “Cheryl Cooley” that brought the audience to their feet and ultimately left them screaming for more. Closing the show was none other than former NFL player, songwriter and producer, Steele who crooned the audience with his silky, smooth voice and hot tunes from his new CD. The night ended with sounds by DJ Dubb who rocked the house for the rest of the evening.
About Punch TV
PUNCH TV is one of the fastest growing networks among urban viewers 18-54 reaching 60 million U.S. homes. Through more than 38 affiliates, as well as a contract for Direct to Homes broadcasting, PUNCH TV has acquired affiliates in major urban Markets such as New York, Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and others. PUNCH TV is accessible in cities such as Atlanta, Dallas, Austin, Houston, Miami, El Paso, San Antonio, and Tampa. Residents of large Western cities such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Denver, Phoenix and Seattle, can also view PUNCH TV Citizens of smaller cities such as Alexandra, Shreveport, and Monroe, LA and communities such as, Bemidji, Minnesota; Dothan, Alabama; Lufkin, Texas; Beaumont, TX; and Andalusia, AL are among those enjoying the PUNCH TV experience; while residents in San Juan, PR, eagerly watch the genres of PUNCH TV entertainment on a full-time basis. More information about Punch TV will be available on www.punchtv.net.
About IC Punch Media, Inc.
IC Punch Media, Inc. is a transmedia entertainment complex that produces entertainment content for distribution across multiple mediums. The company trades on the OTCQB: Symbol PNCH (www.icplaces.com and www.punchtv.net).
On August 11th 2012, IC Punch Media purchased Punch TV Network. Punch TV Network has a roster of original programming which includes 50 new dramas, comedies, variety shows, talk shows, children's shows, and inspirational entertainment.
Through multiple long term partnerships, clips and full episodes of the company's shows are available to people outside the traditional set top box. This exposure serves as both a profit center and marketing component promoting the TV Network, its line up and the company's new media specific programming across multiple platforms.
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