[09/10/07 - 04:52 PM]
We TV Expands Paranormal Programming Slate with We Go Supernatural
The development of this new slate of programming features original and acquired series and specials anchored by an all new season of "John Edward Cross Country."

[via press release from WE: Women's Entertainment]

WE tv Expands Paranormal Programming Slate With WE Go Supernatural

Investment in Supernatural Content Builds on Success of John Edward Cross Country

New York, NY - September 10, 2007 - Building on the success of creating quality niche content genres including weddings and royals, WE tv announced today the launch of WE Go Supernatural. The development of this new slate of programming features original and acquired series and specials anchored by an all new season of John Edward Cross Country. Season one scored record breaking ratings, becoming the highest rated original series premiere in WE tv's history. Based in a custom-built New York studio setting for his highly visual and powerful group readings, John will continue to travel cross country for more detailed and intimate individual readings with those seeking comfort and answers about their departed friends or relatives.

"WE tv is continually expanding and investing in its programming in order to cater to the varied interests of our audience. With the development of specific genres, the network is appealing to a large demographic of women with compelling, quality niche programs," said Kim Martin, EVP and GM for WE tv. "From weddings, to royals to supernatural programming, WE tv is the leading destination for content that entertains, informs and inspires our viewers."

Following is more information on WE tv's new original and acquired paranormal programming:

John Edward Cross Country (12 eps; 1hr)

John Edward Cross Country marks its second season premiere this month featuring John Edward conducting readings in front of an audience. He then visits people at home, who have just been read, and tracks their compelling stories, taking a look at how this experience has affected their lives and relationships. The series is produced by JECO Productions.

Rescue Mediums (37 eps; 1/2 hr)

Rescue Mediums, produced by Rescue Mediums Inc. Productions, kicks-off this month and features two female ghosthunters who team up to conquer paranormal phenomena.

Extreme Ghost Stories (4 eps; 1hr)

Extreme Ghost Stories features the re-enactments of true stories about ghostly encounters. The series is produced by ITV Productions. The series premieres throughout September.

Haunted (1 hr block)

Haunted premieres in October 2007 and chronicles the tales of lost souls wandering the Earth. The special was produced by Turner Original Productions.

Secret World of Close Encounters (1 hr block)

Secret World of Close Encounters takes viewers behind the scenes to reveal the secrets you were never supposed to know about relating to close encounters with aliens. The special, which was produced by Film Garden Entertainment, premieres in October 2007.

Ultimate Ten Unexplained Mysteries (1 hr block)

Ultimate Ten Unexplained Mysteries, produced by Film Garden Entertainment and premiering in October 2007, features the top ten mysteries including ghosts, miracles, faith healers, alien abductions and spontaneous combustion.

The Uninvited (1 hr block)

The Uninvited, which premieres in October 2007, is a paranormal special about alien encounters. The show is produced by Bluebook Films.

Abducted by UFO's (2 hr block)

Abducted by UFO's features ordinary people abducted by aliens who recall their frightening experiences. The special premieres in November 2007 and is produced by Turner Original Productions.

Alien Abductions: True Confessions (6 eps; 1/2 hr)

Alien Abductions: True Confession features mind-boggling stories of women who claim to have had incredible experiences aboard extraterrestrial spacecraft. The series is produced by Indigo Films and premieres in January 2008.

About WE tv

WE tv is the content destination where strong, confident women connect to fun, entertaining programming focused on pop culture, personal style and relationships. With quality original programming including the hit series "Bridezillas," unique movie packages like "Cinematherapy," topical specials and its public affairs initiative WE Empowers Women, the network supports women and appeals to their interests. WE tv is a subsidiary of Rainbow Entertainment Services and is currently seen in over 64 million homes.

About Rainbow Media Holdings LLC

Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC). Rainbow Media is a leading producer of targeted, multi-platform content for global distribution, creating and managing some of the world's most compelling and dynamic entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC, WE tv, Rainbow Sports Networks managed FSN Bay Area and FSN New England, LIFESKOOL, SPORTSKOOL, and VOOM HD Networks. Through its IFC Entertainment division, Rainbow Media also owns and manages the following: IFC Films, a theatrical feature film distribution company; IFC First Take/IFC in Theaters, a day and date theatrical feature film/VOD initiative; the IFC Center in New York City; IFC Productions, a feature film production company; and IFC Entertainment, which owns and operates a film library. Rainbow Media also operates Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation, its advertising sales division, and Rainbow Network Communications, its full service network programming origination and distribution company.

  [september 2007]  


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