Hollywood, CA, June 14, 2013 -- IC Punch Media, Inc. (PNCH) announces today the start of the children’s programming lineup. “Nanalan” is an award winning Best Performance and Best Writing for a Pre-School Series out of Canada, designed to foster children’s curiosity and love of learning to carry with them as they grow. With 44 half-hour episodes produced, the show’s main protagonist, 3 year-old Mona spends her weekdays with her Grandmother aka “Nana” with frequent visits to next door neighbor, Mr. Wooka, and his dog, Russell, learning, playing and exploring.
Also in the new children’s lineup is Jurassic Cubs, a highly successful kids series from Animundi! Italy, and top rated in more than 10 countries worldwide. Jurassic Cubs is a half-hour 2D action-edutainment animated series that features five dinosaur cubs, Bronto, Ranu, Saro, Stego and Nunzy. With the help of Saùro an old and learned shaman, capable of visualizing past and future in the Magic Fountain, the cubs discover their true powers within. And, after having found their parents, the Jurassic Cubs face a new threat: T-3000, a most dangerous robot coming from the future. The protagonists, Black Meteorites and Dr. Tauras pursue the secret of time traveling while the Jurassic Cubs extraordinary adventures struggle and persevere with the two true super-villains.
“We are very pleased to announce the beginning of our young children’s programming block, specifically for the 2-6 year olds.” VU TV Network President Gayle Dickie commented, “Both “Nanalan” and “Jurassic Cubs” are highly entertaining and educational shows for our youngest viewers which will help kick off our launch in September.” Steve Samblis, CEO of IC Punch Media states, “We are very aware of our obligation to provide quality family programming and with Nanalan and Jurassic Cubs as our first offering, I’m very happy that we have these shows to jump start our VU Television Kids Block in September.”
VU Television Network is currently developing multiple reality series and one-hour dramas as well as programming and content consisting of launch related specials, comedy, local entertainment news, and family friendly movies along with children's programming for morning weekday and weekend time periods.
VU Television is launching late September of 2013 in 30% of the domestic broadcast market, national cable, and the Out-Of-Home Distribution (OOHD) markets. “Nanlan” and “Jurassic Cubs” shows will also offer some interstitial spots and cross platform promotion, which will air on the www.icplaces.com websites, which are currently in over 350 cities across the U.S. The company aims to enhance viewership of the show by capitalizing on its multi-media platform.
About IC Punch Media, Inc.
IC Punch Media, Inc. is a trans media entertainment complex that produces entertainment content for distribution across multiple mediums. The company trades on the OTCQB: Symbol PNCH. (http://www.icplaces.com)
Through multiple long-term partnerships, clips and full episodes of the company's shows are available to people outside the traditional set top box. This exposure serves as both a profit center and marketing component promoting the TV Network, its line up and the company's new media specific programming across multiple platforms.
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