NEW YORK, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nick Febrizio has been named SVP, Distribution & Affiliate Marketing at Asia TV USA Ltd., where he is responsible for the distribution of the growing suite of ZEE networks including the flagship ZEE TV brand and Z Living, the English language health & wellness network. Nick began this position on February 2, 2015.
"Nick brings a blend of experience in understanding trends and building distribution which is pivotal for entrepreneurial organizations like Z Living and ZEE TV," explains Gyaneshwar Tewari, CEO of Asia TV USA Ltd.
Nick began his content distribution career at A&E Television Networks (AETN) where, in addition to building distribution for A&E Network, Nick was a member of the launch team responsible for taking History from concept to a 90-plus million home success story. Additional successful network launches include H2, FYI, Crime & Investigation, Military History and History en espanol.
Prior to joining Asia TV, Nick was SVP, Distribution at Olympusat, Inc., where he was responsible for distribution of the company's suite of Spanish Language services.
Additionally, he has held consulting roles at Univision and WWE.
About ZEE TV
ZEE TV, the flagship channel of ZEE Network was launched in October 1992. With a reach of more than 138 countries and access to more than 500 million viewers globally, ZEE TV has created strong brand equity and is the largest media franchise serving the South Asian Diaspora. With over sixteen years since its launch, ZEE TV has driven the growth of the satellite and cable industry in India.
The popularity of ZEE arises from its understanding of Indian culture and beliefs which are depicted in its programming. Realizing its strength in programming and the need for Indian entertainment in the overseas market, the company launched ZEE TV in the UK / Europe (1995), the USA (1998), Africa (1998) and today is available across five continents.
ZEE TV's programming delivers a variety of choices for all segments of the audience, including primetime drama series, television movies, theatrical films, specials and daytime dramas. ZEE has always believed in bringing innovative programming to its viewers. Since its inception the channel has introduced ground-breaking programming like Just Ek Minute, Saapseedi, the popular game shows, Tara, Banegi Apni Baat, Antakshari and blockbuster programming like Sa Re Ga Ma, Dastaan, Chattan, Hasratein and Sailaab. All these programs proved to be major successes with local audiences and were bench marks in their times. Other original programming includes ZEE Horror Show, X-Zone, Saturday Suspense, Rishtey along with dramas like Amaanat, Ashirwaad, Basera, Koshish Ek Asha and Mehendi Tere Naam Ki.
Today the channel has a multi genre offering again and is living up to its image of being a socially conscious channel. With path breaking shows like Hasne aur Hasane Ka Tonic Ladies Special, Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo, Aapki Antara, Pavitra Rishta, Shree, Maayka, Ghar ki Lakshmi Betiyann and Hero Honda Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs, the channel has established icons such as Laali, Archana, Antara, Lakshmi and Saraswati to name a few. ZEE TV also carries the proud tag of being the pioneer of the musical game show Sa Re Ga Ma.
About Z Living
Z Living (www.zliving.com) is a leading media brand devoted to showcasing healthy lifestyle and wellness programming and related content across multiple platforms. The television network offers the world's largest line-up of first-run, original wellness programming – entertaining viewers while showcasing the benefits and joys of living a healthy lifestyle. The national network – formerly Veria Living – is available to Cablevision/Optimum, DISH Network, Verizon FiOS, RCN and GCI subscribers, as well as in Chicago (Comcast Channel 389), San Diego and Atlanta. The ZLiving.com website extends the brand's philosophy through recipes and nutrition, holistic health tips and original video. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Z Living is managed and distributed in the US by Asia TV USA Ltd.
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