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[10/11/07 - 10:57 AM]
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution Has Sold Hit NBC Primetime Series "Heroes" to Cable Networks G4 and Mojo for Initial Off-Network Run
The multi-season strip deals with G4 and MOJO debut in fall 2010, and include a repurpose window of current season episodes the week following NBC's initial airings starting in 2007.

[via press release from NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution]

NBC UNIVERSAL DOMESTIC TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION HAS SOLD HIT NBC PRIMETIME SERIES "HEROES" TO CABLE NETWORKS G4 AND MOJO FOR INITIAL OFF-NETWORK RUN

NBC UNIVERSAL DOMESTIC TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION HAS SOLD HIT NBC PRIMETIME SERIES "HEROES" TO CABLE NETWORKS G4 AND MOJO FOR INITIAL OFF-NETWORK RUN

"Heroes" To Make Syndication Debut in Fall 2010

Universal City, CA � October 11, 2007 - NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution has sold hit NBC primetime series "Heroes" to cable networks G4 and MOJO for its debut in off-network syndication, it was announced today by Frances Manfredi, Senior Vice President and General Sales Manager, NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.

The multi-season strip deals with G4 and MOJO debut in fall 2010, and include a repurpose window of current season episodes the week following NBC's initial airings starting in 2007.

"'Heroes' is a perfect show for G4 and MOJO," says Manfredi. "We are thrilled about the deal and look forward to a long and successful relationship with the two networks."

"We are excited to become part of the 'Heroes' phenomenon," said Neal Tiles, President, G4. "This extraordinary series speaks perfectly to G4's young male audience and is an excellent complement to the network's programming line-up, which includes content such as Comic-Con coverage, the live daily strip 'Attack of the Show' and videogame review series 'X-Play.'"

"'Heroes' is a series of the highest caliber which has garnered a cult-like following. It will be a perfect lead-in for MOJO's Thursday night block of original hi-def programming," said Robert D. Jacobson, President and CEO, iN DEMAND Networks (MOJO's parent company). "With its loyal young adult audience and characters who are real people with extraordinary qualities, 'Heroes' speaks to the MOJO core viewer: one who's active, who's curious and who's involved."

G4 will debut "Heroes" with all-day marathons of season one episodes on Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28. The network will begin airing episodes from the current season with a mini-marathon of the first six episodes of "Heroes" season two on Saturday, November 3 from 5:00-11:00pm et/pt. G4 will then regularly air each week's current episode of "Heroes" on Saturdays at 10:00pm et/pt.

"Heroes" will premiere on MOJO Thursday, November 1, airing the first six episodes of season two from 3- 9:00 pm et. Going forward, "Heroes" will air on MOJO every week on Wed. at 8pm pt/11:00 pm et and Thurs. at 5pm pt/8pm et. MOJO will also air a marathon of season one episodes during the Thanksgiving holiday.

"Heroes" was the #1 new series of the 2006-07 television season, averaging a 6.5 rating, 16 share in adults 18-49 and 14.5 million viewers overall. Through the opening two weeks of the 2007-08 season, "Heroes" is television's #1 second-year series and a Top 5 entertainment series overall in adults 18-49 with an average 6.4 rating 15 share. It remains television's #1 drama with Men 18-34.

From creator/writer Tim Kring (NBC's "Crossing Jordan") comes the Emmy and Golden Globe nominated "Heroes," an epic drama that chronicles the lives of ordinary people who discover they possess extraordinary abilities after a total eclipse casts its shadow across the globe. In its first season, "Heroes" was honored with a People's Choice Award, an AFI Award, a Multicultural Prism Award, the TV Land Future Classic Award and was named the TV Critics Association Outstanding Program of the Year. In addition, "Heroes" received Golden Globe Award, NAACP Image Award, WGA Award, Satellite Award and Emmy Award nominations.

Joining Kring as executive producer are Dennis Hammer (NBC's "Crossing Jordan"), Allan Arkush (NBC's "Crossing Jordan") and Greg Beeman ("Smallville"). The drama is produced by Universal Media Studios in association with Tailwind Production and distributed off-network by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.

About NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution:

NBC Universal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the domestic and international marketplaces. The NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the distribution of NBC Universal product to all forms of television within the U.S. and Canada. This includes distribution of current and library film and television product, including formats and non-scripted programming, in the pay, free, and basic markets, as well as the domestic syndication of first-run syndicated TV programs and theatrical and TV movie packages.

Current and upcoming first-run strip syndicated programming at NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution includes Access Hollywood, Blind Date, Deal or No Deal, The Jerry Springer Show, The Martha Stewart Show, Maury and The Steve Wilkos Show. Current first-run weekly syndicated programming includes The Chris Matthews Show, The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo, Your Total Health, Lyons & Bailes Reel Talk and the off-network distribution of Heroes, The Office, House, the Law & Order series and much more.

About Comcast Entertainment Group:

Based in Los Angeles, recently formed Comcast Entertainment Group operates E! Entertainment Television, the 24-hour network with programming dedicated to the world of entertainment, and E! Online; The Style Network, the destination for women 18-49 with a passion for the best in relatable and inspiring lifestyle programming; and G4 offering the last word on gaming, technology, animation, interactivity, and "Internet culture" for the male 18-34 demo. E! is currently available to nearly 92 million cable and direct broadcast satellite subscribers in the United States. In 2006, E! launched the E! Everywhere initiative underscoring the company's dedication to making E! content available on all new media platforms any time and anywhere -- from online to broadband at The Vine @E!Online to wireless to satellite radio to VOD. The Style Network currently counts 59 million cable and satellite subscribers and G4, the #1 podcasted cable network in America, is available in more than 65 million cable and satellite homes nationwide.

About MOJO:

(www.mojohd.com) MOJO was created exclusively for the discerning upscale male, with attitude, wit and style, and became the network name as of May 1, 2007. Formerly INHD, it has been a pioneer in hi-def television since 2003, and is among the most widely distributed HD networks on cable. It consistently earns high marks from HD viewers for the pristine quality of its 1080i picture and 5.1 sound and ranks as a viewer favorite. Original shows are about wide-ranging upscale men's interests including high tech, finance, comedy-reality, adventurous travel, music, cuisine and spirits. Other programming includes high profile professional and college sports, movies, concerts and big events. The network is 100% high definition and available as part of the HD offerings from Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox Communications, Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Charter Communications, Inc., Mediacom, Patriot and others. MOJO is owned by iN DEMAND Networks, whose members are Comcast iN DEMAND Holdings, Inc., Cox Communications Holdings, Inc., and Time Warner Entertainment - Advance/Newhouse Partnership. Sony Pictures Television Advertiser Sales is the exclusive sales representative for MOJO.





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· CROSSING JORDAN (NBC)
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