DISH Network viewers will now have all things reality at their fingertips.
EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) and its DISH Network™ satellite TV service now offers Fox Reality, a channel dedicated to original unscripted programming and acquired series and specials from top U.S. and international programmers.
"Reality TV is extremely popular and has become a programming mainstay in U.S. households," said Eric Sahl, senior vice president of Programming for DISH Network. "The addition of Fox Reality to our programming line-up ensures that DISH Network will meet the high demand for reality TV."
"Reality television, just like scripted sports, news and movies, has the power to sustain its own thriving network community," said Lindsay Gardner, executive vice president, Affiliate Sales & Marketing. "We are grateful to count millions of DISH Network subscribers among them."
Fox Reality has the first-of-its-kind nightly news magazine "Reality Remix" along with the most popular unscripted series and specials to appear on U.S. and international television. The network utilizes its own "Reality Revealed" original features to enable unscripted fans with behind-the-scenes access and a fresh point of view from the participants involved. Shows like "Joe Millionaire," "Last Comic Standing," "The Swan," "Extreme Dating" and other primetime shows are accentuated with exclusive bonus outtakes, before-and-after participant and producer interviews, and never-before-seen footage, making the Fox Reality experience more immersive and completely unique.
"To be on DISH Network within the first months of launch, and just a short time after our new original series "Reality Remix" premiered, is exciting," said David Lyle, General Manager and COO, Fox Reality. "DISH Network viewers will now have all things reality at their fingertips."
Fox Reality is available on DISH Network Channel 190 at no additional cost to customers who subscribe to "America's Top 180" or "America's Everything Pak" programming packages. "America's Top 180" package includes over 180 channels of the best entertainment available plus local channels for $52.99 per month. "America's Everything Pak" includes 31 commercial-free movie channels and all of the great programming included in "America's Top 180" package and local channels for $86.99 per month.
For more information, or to subscribe to DISH Network, visit the award-winning website www.DISHNetwork.com or call 1-800-333-DISH (3474) or a local DISH Network retailer.
About EchoStar Communications Corporation
EchoStar Communications Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH) serves more than 11.71 million satellite TV customers through its DISH Network™, the fastest growing U.S. provider of advanced digital television services in the last five years. DISH Network offers hundreds of video and audio channels, Interactive TV, HDTV, sports and international programming, together with professional installation and 24-hour customer service. Visit EchoStar's DISH Network at www.dishnetwork.com or call 1-800-333-DISH (3474).
About Fox Reality
Fox Reality launched May 24, 2005, to become the first destination for lovers of unscripted programming. The channel offers major U.S. network favorites, international reality programming, and original series and specials. Fox Reality offers reality viewers more depth of information on their favorite reality programming with "Reality Revealed" – more unseen footage, more insight, more interviews and more fun. Fox Reality is currently seen in more than 18 million households, and is on pace to become one of only six new cable or satellite networks to surpass 20 million homes in its first year. To get more information on Fox Reality programs and schedules, please visit www.foxreality.com.