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Las Vegas, NV, United States, 2008/01/22 - United Multi-Media Investments Holdings, LLC (UMMI Holdings, LLC) announced today that it has created and will launch a new all-sports television network called FANZ-TV - FanzTVNetwork.com.
The new network will primarily focus its programming on professional minor league sports. The announcement was made today at a press conference in Burbank, CA by Rod Myers, President and Chief Executive Officer, UMMI Holdings, LLC
Scheduled to launch at 12:00 midnight EST on Monday, January 28, 2008, FANZ-TV will provide fans all over the country access to the best coverage in minor league sports. The network will also carry a certain level of professional sports and other related programming. FANZ-TV will offer special league packages to local broadcasting stations to carry games in their area as part of an affiliation agreement.
President/CEO Rod Myers stated, "FANZ-TV has been in the works for over 14 months, and has become the focal point of what UMMI Holdings LLC represents and how it wishes to portray itself. We are proud to enter the world of broadcast television with this network, one we feel will take us right to the forefront as a major player in sports broadcasting. Never before has there been a specialty network like this, and we intend to put our best foot forward in the business”.
“FANZ-TV intends to bring national exposure to many minor league teams and their leagues that would otherwise not have any TV coverage” stated Myers. FANZ-TV recognizes the fact that a lot of great talent goes unseen or unheard of in these leagues and we want to help grow the awareness of these tremendous players who are trying to make it to the next level”.
FANZ-TV will also offer programming for MMA, Wrestling Boxing, Auto Racing, Outdoor Hunting & Fishing, Extreme Sports, Pool and women’s sports.
The network will be offering powerful branding and in-game marketing opportunities that allows for national tie-ins within its programming. The network will feature full-time sports ticker across the screen with live in-game scoring, updates, final scores, breaking news and other related items.
About United Multi-Media Investments
United Multi-Media Investments (umminvest.com) is principally engaged in the development, production and distribution of sports programming for television broadcasting and cable network syndication. Also, through its subsidiaries, the company is engaged in television ownership, management and program syndication services. The company currently has a professional wrestling organization under development and is exploring its options in the ownership of professional minor league sports teams. The company’s corporate offices are located in Burbank, California.
About FANZ Television Network
FANZ-TV (fanztvnetwork.com) is a Major League Network for Minor League Sports. The network covers and features all minor leagues and focuses on Div II & Div III colleges. The company’s corporate offices are located in Burbank, California.
For Investor Relations:
Rod Myers, President
United Multi-Media Investments Holdings, LLC