(EMAILWIRE.COM, February 12, 2009 ) CLEARWATER, FL -- ValCom, Inc. (OTCBB: VLCO) (FRANKFURT: VAM), through its subsidiary division MyFamilyTV, announced today it is entering into a joint venture with PorchLight Entertainment, one of the world's leading independent suppliers of high quality entertainment, to launch a new children's programming block called KidMango.
KidMango will feature award-winning children's programming created and acquired by PorchLight since its inception in 1995. A specialist in children's and family programming, PorchLight has produced nearly 400 episodes of high quality animation, animation, over 40 live action movies, and has a library of over 1500 episodes of children's programming, earning a reputation as one of "the most trusted names in family entertainment."
KidMango will be launching in June 2009 on MyFamilyTV as a three-hour daily block and on other national distribution platforms targeting 70% of the households in the United States. KidMango will feature well known titles such as "Jay Jay the Jet Plane," as well as older skewing programming like "Four Eyes" and "My Goldfish is Evil" and other renowned series. The programming block will be accompanied by KidMango.com, an interactive website that will feature over 1500 hours of safe, family-friendly content of animation, games, comics, music and movies.
ValCom, Inc. President, Vincent Vellardita, says, "KidMango is precisely what American families need as a safe haven for their children. The programming will be educational, enlightening and entertaining. Parents will not have to worry about what their children are being exposed to.
"Since the recent conversion of MyFamilyTV, the network has grown significantly. MyFamilyTV is carefully selecting programming content that appeals to the family audience and contributes to the theme of the network. In addition to the KidMango block, MyFamilyTV will also be airing regular prime-time specials and family films under the banner of PorchLight Family Theater. There just isn't any venue on American television where young kids can find great family movies. MyFamilyTV offers parents and kids a whole new venue for great family entertainment," added Vellardita.
"We are excited to be part of MyFamilyTV," said Bruce Johnson, PorchLight's President and CEO. "KidMango will offer high quality, empowering programming with a positive slant. And, kids will be able to immediately connect online at KidMango.com for additional interactive content."
MyFamilyTV President, Jim West, is thrilled with the new programming, saying, "It fits well with the purpose and mission of MyFamilyTV. To be working with the excellent team at PorchLight Entertainment is a dream. We share the same vision of bringing quality entertainment to America's families."
About PorchLight Entertainment
Founded as a production company by Bruce Johnson and William Baumann, PorchLight has expanded into several related businesses including Worldwide Program Distribution, DVD Distribution, Licensing & Merchandising, Digital Media and Educational Media. A frequent co-producer, PorchLight values creativity, collaboration, and high quality filmed entertainment, working closely with a large number of producers, artists, writers and creative talent from around the world. The Company also acquires numerous films and series from independent producers. PorchLight's distribution library consists of more than 1,500 episodes and 200 movies. www.porchlight.com
About ValCom, Inc.
Based in Clearwater, FL., ValCom, Inc. is a diversified, fully integrated, independent entertainment company that has been in operation since 1983. ValCom, Inc., through its operating divisions and subsidiaries, creates and operates full service facilities that accommodate film, television and commercial productions with its four divisions comprised of studio and rental, television and film, broadcasting, and live theater. ValCom, Inc. has participated in over 100 films, Broadway shows and thousands of episodes of television. ValCom's client list consists of all of the majors such as MGM, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros, Disney, CBS, Sony, NBC, Phantom of the Opera, HSN, and more. Visit us at www.valcom.tv.
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