VANCOUVER, British Columbia, January 24, 2013 - Network Entertainment Inc. ("Network"), a subsidiary of Network Media Group Inc (TSX-V: NTE), is pleased to announce a partnership with legendary musician and entertainment icon Gene Simmons to develop a dramatic television series based upon an original character created by Simmons. The property is an action thriller featuring a lead character with a mysterious past who is thrust into a life of international espionage and high flying adventures.
The series will be co-produced by Network Entertainment and Gene Simmons Company, the rock star's production banner.
"This is a character that could only have come from the fertile mind of Gene Simmons, and the opportunity to help bring Gene's vision to life is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity", states Network President and COO Paul Gertz, "We are thrilled to be in business with not only one of the industry's most diverse creative talents, but a man who has architected a portfolio of the music world's most successful merchandising and licensing initiatives that have supported and showcased the KISS global brand since its inception."
About Gene Simmons Company. Gene Simmons Company, the production arm of legendary performer and entrepreneur Gene Simmons, co-produced GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS on A&E (9 Seasons), created MY DAD THE ROCK STAR animated series (Nelvana/Nickelodeon), ROCK SCHOOL (VH1), and is currently in pre-production on the feature film ICARUS (Scott Films).
About Network Entertainment Inc. Network Entertainment Inc. is an established television and film production company with an award-winning international reputation. Network's recent productions include the Academy Award shortlisted feature documentary "Facing Ali", and the feature documentary "I Am Bruce Lee", which set all time ratings records for Viacom. Network's programming has been showcased at marquee film festivals and by broadcasters throughout North America.
Network's past projects and current productions can be viewed at www.networkentertainment.ca
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Derik A. Murray
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