Avail-TVN Secures Long-Term Industry-Wide Deal for Knightscove’s Family-Oriented Programming and Oasis TV’s Body-Mind-Spirit Content
SHERMAN OAKS, CA–(Marketwire – January 12, 2010) – Avail-TVN, the largest independent digital media services company in North America, continues to complement its extensive offering of studio and network VOD content with targeted programming that helps service providers deliver value to their subscribers. The company today announced long-term, industry-wide deals to deliver VOD content from Oasis TV and Knightscove Media Corp. (TSXV: KC / OTCQX: KCMDF). The agreements with Avail-TVN will ensure the delivery of VOD content from Oasis TV and Knightscove to more than 48 million households across North America.
Knightscove recently completed the acquisition of the KIDMAZING network, which specializes in pre-k and children’s programming, and will soon launch Knight TV to provide full VOD packages of pre-k, big kids and tween programming. Oasis TV provides Body-Mind-Spirit programming in the personal growth, spirituality, metaphysics, natural health, current affairs, earth and science, and love and relationship categories.
“Kids and family programming is one of the most popular content categories for VOD and Body-Mind-Spirit programming is particularly topical and of extremely high interest to consumers,” said Jim Riley, chief revenue officer of Avail-TVN. “We are excited to enter into these new agreements with both Oasis TV and Knightscove that provide just the type of content our affiliates and their customers are looking for.”
Avail-TVN offers over 8,000 hours of VOD content at any one time with over 3,000 hours of new content added every month. The company works with more than 200 content providers, including every major Hollywood studio, broadcast, cable and premium network, as well as exclusive On Demand-only networks, offering niche, specialty and longtail content. With the addition of Knightscove’s family-oriented titles, and Oasis TV’s wellness programming, Avail-TVN provides its affiliates with sought-after content that helps to drive subscriber loyalty.