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[05/10/10 - 12:47 PM]
Ion Life Announces Expanded Programming Line-Up with the Launch of a New Slate of Programming
The network's latest additions include GADGET GIRLZ, BODY FUEL and SMART COOKIES.

[via press release from ION Media Networks]

ION LIFE ANNOUNCES EXPANDED PROGRAMMING LINE-UP WITH THE LAUNCH OF A NEW SLATE OF PROGRAMMING

ORIGINAL U.S. PREMIERES TO INCLUDE "GADGET GIRLZ," "BODY FUEL" AND "SMART COOKIES"

ALSO JOINING FALL LINEUP: "MY WORKOUT" AND "ADRIENNE REED'S POWER YOGA"

WEST PALM BEACH - May 10, 2010 - ION Life, the country's first television network dedicated to the celebration of a healthy, active and empowered life, has expanded its schedule of new programming with five new half-hour shows that are set to premiere this summer. The dynamic programming line-up will include the U.S premieres of three new daily half-hour series, "Gadget Girlz," "Body Fuel" and "Smart Cookies." Also joining the network are the daily half-hour fitness series "My Workout" and "Adrienne Reed's Power Yoga." The announcement was made today by Marc Zand, Executive Vice President, Digital Networks, ION Media Networks.

"These new series perfectly illustrate why ION Life connects so strongly with its passionate audience," said Zand. "Whether it's getting in shape, mastering the latest technology or achieving financial goals, these positive, fun and inspiring shows will encourage viewers to lead an empowered life."

The following are descriptions of the five new series joining ION Life's fall programming line-up:

GADGET GIRLZ : Who said girls aren't into technology? It sure wasn't anyone on the all female hosting crew of "Gadget Girlz" aims to educate viewers on the latest technological advances set to break loose in the consumer market. Guiding viewers are the show's hosts and four resident Gadget Girlz: Carolyn, Sasha, Ethel and Janelle. These girlz are the full package - beauty and brains! Each Gadget Girl is educated and specializes in her own area of technological expertise! Engineering, IT, Telecommunications, Biosciences and more. "Gadget Girlz" is produced by Positive Living Documentaries, Inc. and distributed by Kelen Content.

BODY FUEL: "Body Fuel" focuses on maximizing fitness results through the use of food and supplements. With an award-winning executive chef, professional sports trainer, nutritionist and bio-scientist, the series provides simple, workable solutions to diet and exercise. "Body Fuel" looks at the role foods, liquids and supplements have on building strength. Not only does the series feature healthy, delicious, and easy to make meals but it also looks at the science behind the food and the efficiency of how we combine foods and supplements to build strength. "Body Fuel" is also produced by Positive Living Documentaries, Inc. and distributed by Kelen Content.

SMART COOKIES: Live fabulous - get richer. The Smart Cookies say it's time for women to take control of their financial lives and get what's coming to them, whether it be a dream vacation, a condo or a pair of Seven jeans. These five young, dynamic women won't talk about what's wrong with your bank account. Instead, they'll focus on how to attract more money into your life, how to have fun doing it and how to afford what you really want. "Smart Cookies" is produced and distributed by Omni Film Production/Picture Box.

MY WORKOUT: This hip, cutting edge fitness program combines fun and exercise. Hollywood's top celebrity trainers have joined together for a workout that is engaging, entertaining and energizing. Follow along with the trainers to the stars, whose clients include Brad Pitt, Demi Moore, Jennifer Garner, Hugh Jackman, Eva Mendes and more. "My Workout" is produced and distributed by Shankly Productions.

ADRIENNE REED'S POWER YOGA: Hosted by superstar yoga instructor Adrienne Reed, each episode in this high energy series features a specific power yoga theme, including hiops, legs, core, upper body, flow and more. Each segment highlights a collection of students of varying skill levels - so you can watch and work to the level of your ability. "Adrienne Reed's Power Yoga" is produced and distributed by Bluewater Media.

About ION Life:

Launched in February 2007, ION Life is the country's first multiple platform network with programming dedicated to the celebration of positive living, which will entertain, inform and inspire viewers to live up to their personal best. ION Life features acclaimed content by leading providers, covering topics such as fitness, diet & nutrition, pro-social and community engagement, travel & adventure, design & d�cor, and all categories promoting personal growth and achievement. Parent company, ION Media Networks, Inc. owns and operates the nation's largest broadcast television station group and ION Television, which reaches over 97 million U.S. television households via its nationwide broadcast television, cable and satellite distribution systems. It features popular TV series and movies from the award-winning libraries of CBS Television, NBC Universal, Sony Pictures Television, Twentieth Television and Warner Bros., among others. Using its DTV spectrum capacity, the Company has launched new digital TV brands, including Qubo, the nation's only nationwide over-the-air kids network, and ION Life, a channel dedicated to active living and personal growth. It also has launched Open Mobile Ventures Corporation, a unit focused on the development of portable, mobile and out-of-home transmission technology using over-the-air digital television spectrum. For more information, visit www.ionmedia.com.





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