Pay TV Deal Includes Hit Feature Films Like Fantastic Four: Rise of the
Silver Surfer, Live Free or Die Hard, The Simpsons Movie, and Academy
Award(R)-nominated (Best Picture) Juno
LOS ANGELES, CA, Jan. 28 /CNW Telbec/ - Twentieth Century Fox Television
Distribution and Allarco Entertainment announced today the signing of a
multi-year feature film output agreement. Under this new Pay TV deal, a broad
selection of Fox feature films will air on Super Channel, Canada's only
national English-language pay television network.
The agreement was concluded by Gina Brogi, SVP Worldwide Pay Television
for Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, and Sandy Perkins, Vice
President Programming for Super Channel.
From heart-warming features like Waitress, The Namesake and Juno, to
sci-fi must see films like Alien vs. Predator: Requiem, to all-audience
mega-hits like Alvin and the Chipmunks and Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver
Surfer, a broad selection of Fox product offers something for every viewer's
This deal builds on the existing relationship between Fox and Allarco
that included Super Channel's airing of the television series Burn Notice, one
of 2007's most successful new cable dramas.
Commenting on the deal, Fox's Brogi said, "This new Fox-Allarco film
agreement is an exciting way to bring Fox movies to Canadian viewers
nationwide, and we are very pleased to continue to be a part of Super
Channel's success story."
Super Channel's Perkins said, "We are thrilled to have signed with
Twentieth Century Fox. This agreement brings Super Channel a significant
number of excellent movies and allows us to continue to offer our viewers more
Twentieth Century Fox is a subsidiary of News Corporation. News
Corporation's diversified global operations in the United States, Canada, the
United Kingdom, Australia, Latin America and the Pacific Basin include the
production and distribution of motion pictures and television programming;
television, satellite and cable broadcasting, the publication of newspapers,
magazines and books; the production and distribution of promotional and
advertising products and services; the development of digital broadcasting;
the development of conditional access and subscriber management systems.
Super Channel is Canada's only national pay television network,
consisting of two new HD channels, four new SD channels, and an SVOD platform,
giving viewers what they want, when they want. Super Channel's vision is to
reinvent Pay TV in Canada by offering viewers something new to see every
single day. Super Channel is owned by Allarco Entertainment, an Edmonton-based
For further information: Twentieth Century Fox Television Distrib.: Paul
Nichols, The Lippin Group, (323) 965-1990, firstname.lastname@example.org; Super
Channel: Sylvie Powell, MédiaLane Communications, Inc., (613) 290-1497,