NBCU TV Networks offers local sales promotions


NBC Universal TV Networks Distribution is now offering affiliates local ad sales promotions including "Top Design" and "Shear Genius" from Bravo and "The Starter Wife" from USA Network. More than 85 markets signed up for each promotion. Participating affiliates include Bresnan Communications, Charter, Comcast Spotlight, Cox Communications, OnMedia a Division of Mediacom Communications Company, Time Warner Cable and more.

"With USA being the number one basic cable network, we are seeing strong demand for promotional elements," said Brian Hunt, SVP/Marketing and Sales Strategy, NBCU TV Networks Distribution. "Bravo is one of the fastest growing cable channels and has generated tremendous buzz, which has led to wide-pick up of the 'Top Design' and 'Shear Genius' programs."

NBCU's latest local ad sales promotion ties in season two of SCI FI Channel's "Eureka," which premieres on the network 7/10.  The first 30 systems to sign up will get a chance to win Nintendo's latest video game console, Nintendo Wii.  Affiliates can visit www.nbcunetworks.com to get more information and participation guidelines for "Eureka" as well as future local ad sales campaigns.