PENTHOUSE HD Channels Scheduled to Launch on October 5th, 2009

Launch date coincides with the first day of MIPCOM 2009

Oct 03, 2009, 09:45 ET from Penthouse Magazine

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Penthouse, a leader in adult entertainment and publisher for over 40 years of the famous Penthouse Magazine, is bringing its PENTHOUSE HD adult channels to Europe via its authorized sales agent NOA Productions, managed by Jacky Wauters. As a leader in adult HD, Penthouse has leveraged HD technology that provides the viewer with state-of-the-art clarity of images depicting the erotic beauty that adult entertainment has to offer. Penthouse announces:

PENTHOUSE HD: On October 5th, 2009, the first day of MIPCOM 2009, Penthouse is scheduled to launch Penthouse HD, the 3 first adult HD linear channels in Europe. Together with its technological partner General Satellite, the 3 HD channels (available in full native HD) are all accessible from the Satellite Eutelsat Eurobird 9A at 9 degrees East.

PENTHOUSE HD is delivered in 3 distinct linear HD channels (full native HD): PENTHOUSE HD, the soft core (erotic) channel, PENTHOUSE HD1, the first hard core (adult) channel, and PENTHOUSE HD2, the second HD hard core (adult) channel, with offset programming from PENTHOUSE HD1.

Major distribution carriage agreements, targeting the majority of European platforms including cable, satellite, IPTV and hotels, are expected to be finalized by the end of 2010.

Mr. Jacky Wauters, CEO of NOA Productions, who is marketing the 3 Penthouse HD channels in Europe says, "Sales of HD hardware including HD televisions and HD enabled set-top boxes have been on the rise for quite some time in Europe resulting in high consumer demand for top quality HD programming. The Penthouse brand, known by everyone everywhere, is perfectly positioned to capitalize on this critical market share."

About Penthouse:

Globally recognized as a premier adult entertainment and lifestyle brand, Penthouse is part of FriendFinder Networks Inc. (, a leading internet-based social networking and multimedia entertainment company operating several of the most heavily visited social networking websites in the world, particularly with respect to its adult-oriented websites. In addition, the FriendFinder Networks family of companies produces and distributes original pictorial and video content, licenses the Penthouse brand to a variety of consumer companies and entertainment venues, and publishes branded men's lifestyle magazines.

About NOA Productions:

NOA Productions is the European Leader in Channel placement.

    Media Contact for NOA Productions:
    Mr. Jacky Wauters
    Tel: +32.2.375.99.01 or Email:

    Media Contact for Penthouse:
    Lindsay Trivento
    Tel: +1 561 912 7010 or Email:

SOURCE Penthouse Magazine