Lifetime HD, Lifetime Movie Network HD, Lifetime on Demand and Lifetime Movie Network Espanol on Demand to Launch in Cox Communications Markets

Lifetime Television HD to Debut in June

May 14, 2008, 01:00 ET from Lifetime Networks

    NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Lifetime Networks announced today a
 wide-ranging agreement for Cox Communications to launch all of the
 company's new multi-platform channels, including Lifetime Television HD,
 Lifetime Movie Network HD, Lifetime On Demand and Lifetime Movie Network
 Espanol On Demand. Cox will begin rolling out Lifetime HD to its customers
 in June.
     Lifetime HD features programming from the most-watched women's network
 including the smash hit drama "Army Wives" (returning June 8), Lifetime's
 most successful series ever, and popular Lifetime Original Movies like "The
 Tenth Circle" (June 28), featuring Kelly Preston and Ron Eldard in an
 adaptation of Jodi Picoult's powerful best-seller.
     Far and away the #2 rated women's channel, Lifetime Movie Network
 offers entertaining films 24/7, such as the upcoming true life story,
 "Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story" (August 17), starring Judy
 Reyes, Ana Ortiz and A Martinez. The channel, which has delivered eight
 consecutive quarters of ratings growth, celebrates its 10th anniversary in
     In making this announcement, Lori Conkling, Executive Vice President,
 Distribution, Lifetime Networks, said, "This deal with Cox underscores the
 importance of offering women the products and services they want. Our
 recent research* shows that many women want to add our popular channels to
 their high-definition package, with 85 percent of women 18-54 saying they
 are interested in watching movies in high-definition. We look forward to
 working with Cox as they make our new services available throughout the
 year to their customers."
     LIFETIME is the leader in women's television and one of the top-rated
 basic cable television networks. A diverse, multi-media company, LIFETIME
 is committed to offering the highest quality entertainment and information
 programming, and advocating a wide range of issues affecting women and
 their families. LIFETIME Television, Lifetime Movie Network, Lifetime Real
 Women and Lifetime Digital (including are part of LIFETIME
 Entertainment Services, a 50/50 joint venture of Hearst Corporation and The
 Walt Disney Company.
     *2007 online survey among nationally representative sample of W18-54
     are digital cable influencers

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