HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IC Punch Media, Inc. (OTCQB: PNCH) announced today it has signed Amy Castle, the YouTube star of "What's Amy Eating?" to the new VU Television Network. Amy will host a weekly half hour "TV" version of "What's Amy Eating?" on VU Television, which launches on September 23rd 2013.
Amy Castle, an American actress and Internet personality, is known for her role as Viki Vanderheusen on the popular soap "Passions," has starred in numerous TV series including "Lizzie McGuire," "Malcolm In The Middle," "Ally McBeal," and "General Hospital" as well as being the renown original "Cuppycake Girl." She is a YouTube Partner under the channel, SandCastleInc. Amy's YouTube show, "What's Amy Eating" caught the eye of newly appointed President, Gayle Dickie.
"Amy is a talented actress, phenomenal cook and marketer, and I believe the next Rachel Ray for the younger set. She's funny, informative and Uber creative. We are very excited about this new entertaining series," states Dickie.
Also premiering on the launch date is "Safecracker." A half-hour weekly series that follows a real life master safecracker. Dave Richardson can open any safe, and we mean any safe or vault made. Each week, Dave and his crew will take us on their wild and chaotic 'ride-a-long' to open safes for homeowners, businesses, banks and even secret government clients. A big man with a big personality, Dave, also known as "The Beast," will use his 30 year skill set and no-nonsense personality to crack the toughest and intricate safes in the world.
"Dave Richardson is a true man's man and a gentleman all rolled into one. His safecracker abilities are entertaining because of his big personality but also fascinating to watch," commented Gayle Dickie. "We think he's going to be a break-out hit."
VU Television Network is currently developing multiple reality series, as well as programming and content consisting of launch related specials, comedy, local entertainment news, drama and family friendly movies along with children's programming for morning weekday and weekend time periods.
"What's Amy Eating?" will be a weekly 30-minute program for VU Television. The company will expand the show's reach by offering it across multiple media platforms. Amy Castle and her show, "What's Amy Eating?" will share her ideas for delicious healthy foods whether they are purchased from a restaurant, grocery store, or made at home! A full-time foodie with a wealth of healthy products and restaurant knowledge for the average consumer, Amy's favorite celebrity chef is Alton Brown, the "Bill Nuy, The Science Guy" of food.
VU Television is launching September of 2013 in 30% of the domestic broadcast market, national cable, and the Out-Of-Home Distribution (OOHD) markets. Amy's show will also offer some interstitial spots, 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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