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 Topic: Q Television To Launch On Time Warner Cable of NY & NJ

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Posted: 17 Nov 2005, 12:59 am    Post subject: Q Television To Launch On Time Warner Cable of NY & NJ Reply with quote

Press Release Source: Q Television Network

Q Television Network to Launch Throughout Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey
Monday November 14, 9:05 am ET
Digital 24/7 Gay and Lesbian Channel Available November 17, 2005

BURBANK, Calif. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2005--Q Television Network (Pink Sheets:QBID - News) today announced the launch of QTN throughout Time Warner's largest cable system -- Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey. Beginning November 17, 2005, digital customers will be able to access QTN's live, original gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) programming as a 24/7 digital network, Channel 326.

Q Television joins here! and LOGO to round out a trio of unique GLBT programming choices available through Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey, one of the first systems in the nation to offer all three networks. This news is yet another victory for GLBT residents in the New York City DMA, which is the largest gay market in the nation.

The New York/New Jersey deal marks Q Television's fourth launch in a Time Warner Cable Division. The network launched on Time Warner's Rochester and Syracuse systems last month and the Maine Division in July 2005.

"We are extremely pleased to add Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey to our growing distribution roster," said Carol Hinnant, QTN's Vice President, Affiliate Sales & Marketing. "Distribution is imperative to any network's growth, and to be launching in the nation's largest DMA clearly signifies QTN's advancement in the industry. Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey has done a wonderful job of recognizing and serving the GLBT audience and is to be commended for its leadership within the cable television industry."

Q Television currently offers its customers five hours of live programming daily, kicking off its morning fare with the new hit show "Brunch," which stars Honey Labrador and Scott Withers. The day ends with QTN's signature series "On Q Live," a fun-filled adventure of news, guests, sports and entertainment. QTN also offers its customers original programs such as "QueerEdge with Jack E. Jett," a live nightly talk show that takes viewers to the farthest reaches of "Queerdom"; Q on the Move," the first-ever travel show for the GLBT community; and "Flesh and Threads," a dance show that brings fashion and the gay beat to the dance floor.

Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey serves customers in four NYC boroughs (Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and western Brooklyn), Mt. Vernon, Hudson Valley (Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and parts of Dutchess, Greene and Delaware Counties) and Bergen and Hudson Counties, N.J.

About Q Television:
This 24/7 premium television network is organized to create, develop and feature television programming for the gay and lesbian community, including live and interactive content every weeknight, plus sports, information and entertainment. While the company expects much of its subscriber base to be comprised of members of the gay and lesbian population, management also believes that quality programming about the gay and lesbian experience, designed to entertain, educate and inform, will attract many other segments of the viewing public. The company's programming is available on a subscription basis to those desiring to subscribe. The network is telecast 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Providing distribution via satellite ensures availability of the network across the United States, including Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Q Television Network is the official network of Gay Games® VII. The network is also ad supported. For further information on programming and subscriptions, please visit www.qtelevision.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
As a cautionary note to investors, certain matters discussed in this press release may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such matters involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including the following: changes in economic conditions, general competitive factors, the television network's ability to execute its business model and strategic plans, and the risks described from time to time in the company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.

Contact:
QTN Media Relations:
Priority Public Relations
Kristien Brada-Thompson, 818-338-3555
kristien@prioritypr.net
or
Investor Relations:
Equity Relations, Inc.
Richard Brown, 617-314-7379
Staff@EquityRelations.com

Source: Q Television Network

http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/051114/20051114005295.html?.v=1
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