Vancouver, British Columbia, August 13, 2013- Network Entertainment Inc. ("Network"), a subsidiary of Network Media Group Inc (TSX-V: NTE), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a development agreement with Alert Disaster Control (ALERT), one of the world's leading emergency response and integrated risk management solutions services companies. With offices in Canada, the United States, the United Arab Emirates, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Singapore, ALERT is strategically positioned to serve the global oil and gas exploration and production, petroleum refining, petrochemical, chemical, marine and industrial, and transportation / supply chain logistics industries, worldwide.
Under the agreement, Network will develop a new unscripted television series featuring ALERT and its teams, currently entitled HellFighters, which will follow the global exploits of the company's elite disaster response teams as they face a spectrum of incidents including oil and gas well blowouts, relief well operations, marine and industrial fires, and hazardous material control incidents, worldwide. ALERT and its teams of specialists / engineers have successfully responded to global emergencies from the West Texas Panhandle to the Canadian Arctic, the Sahara Desert to the tropical rain forests of Sumatra, the North Atlantic, South Atlantic, Arabian / Persian Gulf and the South China Sea.
"We welcome the opportunity to work together with Network to provide the worldwide television audience with a first-hand look at the specialized work undertaken by our personnel. Of equal, if not greater importance, is the opportunity afforded us in presenting the audience with an understanding of the continual commitment and corresponding achievements made by the petroleum industry while meeting increasing global energy demands in ever more hostile and challenging environments", said ALERT CEO Mike Allcorn. "The world-class quality of Network's productions convinced us that we could trust them to convey the intricacies of what we do on a daily basis while serving global industries and their related operations around the world in a competent manner."
"The dedication of Mike and his crew in the face of extreme dangers from a multitude of sources truly inspired us", added Derik Murray, CEO of Network. "We are committed to depicting their adventures in an authentic and entertaining fashion that will give viewers a never before seen look into this critical and compelling profession."
About Alert Disaster Control (ALERT)
ALERT is an international Emergency Response and Integrated Risk Management Solutions Service Company. The Company's operations encompass the provision of oil well firefighting and blowout control; well control / relief well engineering and project management; marine and industrial firefighting; hazardous material control; integrated risk management; safety, survival and technical training; toxic environment protection; firefighting equipment manufacturing, high performance foam and safety products sales. The Company serves the aeronautical, aviation, chemical, construction, marine, medical, military, mining, offshore, petroleum exploration and production, petrochemical, power and transportation industries, worldwide.
About Network Entertainment
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", the feature documentary "I Am Bruce Lee", which set all time ratings records for Viacom, and "Stanley's Game Seven", the company's first 3D film. 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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NETWORK MEDIA GROUP INC.
"Derik A. Murray"
Derik A. Murray
Chief Executive Officer and Director
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