Denver, CO, October 26, 2009 – Beginning November 14 and running through February 2010, WE tv and Wedding Central will be a featured vendor during Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia’s first-ever virtual Luxury Wedding Expo at www.luxuryweddingexpo.com. The expo is hosted by Martha Stewart Weddings magazine and will give brides the opportunity to learn about wedding planning and bridal trends right from their computer. As part of the networks’ participation, WE tv and Wedding Central will host online "booths" featuring: a live daytime chat on November 14 with celebrity party planner, David Tutera of WE tv’s hit original series "My Fair Wedding with David Tutera"; clips from popular WE tv and Wedding Central series such as Bridezillas, My Fair Wedding with David Tutera, Amazing Wedding Cakes and Platinum Weddings; and downloadable program and network information about WE tv and Wedding Central.
WHO: Jennifer Robertson, VP, Digital & Emerging Media, WE tv & Wedding Central
WHAT: Panel: "Advanced Advertising and Interactive TV: What’s Real – What’s Not!"
WHERE: Colorado Convention Center – Room TBD
WHEN: Monday, October 26, 2009, 12:45 – 2:30 pm
Industry leaders from MSOs, Networks, Agencies/Brands and Technology providers discuss and debate how brands and networks are driving results with iTV solutions. The panel will explore the challenges – scale, client fatigue, technology hurdles and business models – and hear from experts on the near term prospects for key constituents.
- Jen Soch, Vice President, Activation Director of Advanced TV, MediaVest USA
- Lisa Meier, SVP of Sales, Time Warner Cable
- Kevin Smith, Vice President, Digital Media, Comcast Spotlight
- Jen Robertson, VP, Digital & Emerging Media, WE tv & Wedding Central
- Andy Addis, SVP Marketing and Business Development, Ensequence, Inc.
About WE tv
WE tv (http://www.wetv.com), a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, is the premier source for women looking to satisfy their curiosity with fascinating, original stories and entertaining, fresh content that is relevant to key stages of their lives. Available in more than 74 million homes, WE tv’s programming offers viewers compelling perspectives on women’s lives ranging from the ordinary to the extraordinary, presented in a non-judgmental voice. The network’s originals such as the provocative signature series Bridezillas; and critically acclaimed, viewer favorites The Locator – the network’s most watched series ever, Secret Lives of Women, Amazing Wedding Cakes and My Fair Wedding with David Tutera, allow viewers to observe and become emotionally involved in the real-life stories of everyday women. WE tv is available in HD and WE tv On Demand is available in more than 30 million homes.
WE tv’s public affairs initiative, WE Empowers Women, is dedicated to creating programs that foster and celebrate women’s strength, confidence and diversity. The network’s newest initiative, WE Volunteer (http://www.wevolunteer.tv), motivates women to become more involved in their communities by connecting them with local causes that they are passionate about and encouraging them to volunteer. One day of community service can make a difference in someone else’s life.
About Wedding Central
Wedding Central (www.WedCentral.com) is the first and only 24/7 destination where women, who are fascinated by all things wedding related, can go to get engaged in and entertained by the aspiration and drama of weddings. The network features channel-specific series, specials and movies all focusing on dating, relationships, and weddings. Wedding Central, a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings, LLC, is available on Cablevision’s iO digital cable service.
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, multiplatform content for global distribution, creating and managing some of the world’s most compelling and dynamic entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC (The Independent Film Channel), WE tv, Sundance Channel, IFC Entertainment and VOOM HD Networks. Through IFC Entertainment, Rainbow Media also owns and manages the following: IFC Films, a leading U.S. distributor of independent and foreign film with a unique day and date distribution model, "IFC In Theaters," that makes films available to a national audience by releasing them simultaneously in theaters as well as on cable’s On Demand platform; IFC Festival Direct features titles acquired from major international film festivals and initially offers them exclusively through On Demand; IFC Productions, a feature film production company; and IFC Center, a state-of-the-art cinema in the heart of NYC’s Greenwich Village. Rainbow Media also operates Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation, an advertising sales company; Rainbow Network Communications, a full service network programming origination and distribution company; and 11 Penn TV, a company that manages Rainbow Media’s NYC studios and post-production facilities.