Electus International Closes Over 100 Hours In Multi-title Deal With Sony Pictures Television Networks' AXN Black

  Electus International Closes Over 100 Hours In Multi-title Deal With Sony
                   Pictures Television Networks' AXN Black

Six shows added to the newly announced channel

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Multimedia entertainment studio
Electus, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI), today announces that its
global distribution arm, Electus International, has sold six programs to AXN
Black, a new channel from Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks, for Central
Europe. This marks the first major deal with SPT Networks for Electus
International in Central Europe.

The deal will include more than 100 hours of programming, featuring the
following titles:

  oDog and Beth: On the Hunt
  oThe Hero
  oCar Lot Rescue
  oDuck Commander
  oMeat Eater
  oUnsealed Conspiracy.

Launching in October 2013, AXN Black will offer scripted and unscripted action
series to countries across Central Europe including Poland, Romania, Hungary,
Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Slovakia.

"We are excited to partner with Sony Pictures Television Networks to provide
some of our most popular programming to viewers across Central Europe," says
Diego Piasek, Executive Director at Electus International. "AXN Black will be
an ideal partner to reach the market's audience seeking fast paced and
thrilling television programs."

Dog and Beth: On the Hunt currently airs in the USA on CMT Sundays at 8:00 PM
Eastern Time. The network recently picked up an additional 11 episodes,
bringing the reality show's freshman season to 22 episodes. Through 11
premieres, the show, starring bounty hunters 'Dog' and Beth Chapman, averaged
713,000 total viewers, currently making it CMT's top series of 2013.

The Hero, a reality competition series starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
challenges 10 competitors morally, physically and mentally to see if they have
what it takes to be heroes. Domestically airing on TNT, the show drew more
than 1.5 million viewers for its June premiere.

About Electus
Electus is the first integrated multimedia entertainment studio to unite
producers, creators, advertisers and distributors under one roof and produce
all forms of content for distribution across a variety of platforms around the
world, including: broadcast, cable, digital, OTT and various emerging
technologies. The company connects advertisers, distributors and content
creators early on in the development process, enabling marketers and
advertisers to be true partners in campaigns and content creation. Electus
International, the global distribution arm of Electus, is responsible for all
international sales and distribution for Electus' programming and its studio
partners as well as programs and formats from other well-known third party
providers. Electus is an operating business of IAC [NASDAQ: IACI]. For more
information on Electus, visitwww.electus.com

About Sony Pictures Television
Sony Pictures Television (http://www.sonypicturestelevision.com), a Sony
Pictures Entertainment company, is one of the television industry's leading
content providers.It produces and distributes programming in every genre,
around the world and for a multitude of platforms. In addition to one of the
industry's largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows
and formats, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) boasts a current program slate
that includes top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network
series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas,
comedies and telefilms. In addition to its US production business,SPT has 18
wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 14 countries and also
maintains offices in 33 countries. SPT's worldwide television networks
portfolio includes 124 channel feeds available in 159 countries, reaching more
than 840 million households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for
and manages SPE's premium video website, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns US
production company Embassy Row and is a part owner of cable channel Game Show
Network (GSN), 3D channel 3net, premier horror/thriller website and VOD
service FEARnet and national U.S media sales company ITN Networks, Inc. SPT
advertiser sales is one of the premier national advertising sales companies
and handles the commercial inventory in SPT's syndicated series as well as in
U.S. digital businesses including FEARnet, DrOz.com and PlayStation.

Media contacts

IAC
Justine Sacco
(212) 314-7326
Justine.sacco@iac.com

High10 Media
Erin Meegan
(212) 918-2047
erin@high10media.com

SOURCE Electus

Website: http://www.electus.com
 
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