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Splash News And Shankly International Distribution Join To Launch

All-New Weekly Series Covers The Latest Celebrity News Through The Exclusive Lens Of Splash News' Army Of Video Paparazzi

LOS ANGELES (September 13, 2011)- (Virtual Press Office) – Splash News and Shankly International Distribution have joined forces to launch SPLASH TV, a weekly half-hour television magazine series that features the latest in celebrity news with exclusive footage captured by Splash News' army of Hollywood digital paparazzi.

SPLASH TV is produced by Splash News with Shankly handling worldwide distribution for the weekly celebrity news series which will make its distribution debut at MIPCOM 2011.

Recognized worldwide as the preeminent leader in Hollywood celebrity newsgathering, Splash News makes its entry into original entertainment news production with SPLASH TV. The content-rich weekly half-hour will be a fun and information-filled showcase of the latest happenings in the lives of today's most renowned trendsetting celebrities.

"The stories and footage audiences clamor to see are crammed into each and every episode of SPLASH TV – all presented in a witty, engaging and irreverent style. SPLASH TV is everything viewers ever need to know about the world's best-known celebrities and more," said David E. Brenner, CEO of Shankly International Distribution.

"Splash News has built a singular reputation for gathering and delivering content, footage and stills that have helped create a new level in celebrity news coverage. For the first time, SPLASH TV brings the skills and talents of our photojournalists, writers and producers to craft the ultimate weekly entertainment news program specifically for broadcast television. We look forward to joining with David Brenner and his team at Shankly Productions to launching SPLASH TV at MIPCOM," said Gary Morgan, CEO of Splash News.

About Shankly Productions
Based in London and West Hollywood, Shankly Productions is a subsidiary of the Libra Group (http://www.libra.com), a privately-owned global conglomerate with 18 offices across four continents. The group's businesses are primarily focused on shipping, aviation, hospitality, renewable energy and real estate. Shankly Productions has created TV programming for Sky Channel, National Geographic, Travel Channel, Fox Reality, ABC Family and others. The company's international distribution wing is a respected presence in the foreign TV marketplace and represents 2000+ hours of Award-winning TV programming, including long-running series on Spike, Lifetime, Fuel, Fox, Discovery, Versus, Speed, National Geographic and many more. For more information, please visit: http://www.shanklyproductions.com.

About Splash News
Splash News is the world's leading independent entertainment news and picture agency delivering the hottest, most up-to-date Hollywood stories and photos to millions of people around the world through national broadcast and cable networks, local television stations, websites newspapers, magazines and mobile devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Splash news maintains full-service operations in London, Los Angeles, New York, Florida, Rome, Milan and Tokyo where experienced entertainment journalists and media professionals gather, assemble and disseminate the most current A-list celebrity and show business news from entertainment capitals around the world. For more than 20-years, Splash News has served as the preeminent global media supplier of still and video images from its entertainment-gathering force of over 3,000 content producers worldwide. Professionals can search Splash's vast library at: http://www.splashnews.com. Read Splash's blog at: http://www.splashnewsonline.com.

Splash News is a Corbis Images company.
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