Dave Chalk Returns to National Television with New ¡¥Live and Interactive' Technology Show

New show demonstrates the role of technology in day-to-day life, encouraging viewer interaction through text messaging, email and live telephone calls.

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VANCOUVER, BC (PRWEB) November 15, 2003

Chalk Media announced today the launch of a new national television program titled Dave Chalk Connected Live. Utilizing the experience and knowledge of hosts Dave Chalk and Mike Agerbo, Dave Chalk Connected Live will offer more than 10 million viewers nationwide an interactive program dedicated to simplifying the world of technology.

In the new show, the nationally recognized hosts use an engaging and entertaining approach to demonstrate how to use technology in real-life situations. In addition to being the only show of its kind to feature interactive chats through email, live telephone calls, and soon-to-be-launched text messaging, Chalk and Agerbo will invite industry experts into the studio to share technological expertise and work with technology in the field.

"Dave Chalk Connected Live is more than a traditional technology program, it is a lifestyle show. It's about helping people understand and embrace technology to enjoy the maximum benefits it can afford," says Dave Chalk, Founder and Director of Chalk Media and the host of the show. "Our hands-on demonstrations, coupled with the interaction with our viewers, will provide a powerful method to reinforce these tangible benefits."

The new program airs on the Craig Media network in Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, and Calgary and on KVOS television in Vancouver. TechTV Canada will also air the program across the country. An hour-long program broadcast every Saturday, Dave Chalk Connected Live is carried on the following stations:

„X Toronto One (Toronto) -- Channel 15 -- Saturdays at 12:00 p.m. ET

„X A Channel (Winnipeg) -- Channel 13 (VHF), Cable 8 -- Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. CT

„X A Channel (Edmonton) -- Channel 51 (UHF), Cable 7 -- Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. MT

„X A Channel (Calgary) -- Channel 5 (VHF), Cable 8 -- Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. MT

„X KVOS TV (Vancouver) -- Channel 23 -- Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. PT

„X Tech TV Canada -- please check your local listings

"Despite the fact that technology plays a critical role in our lives, many viewers shy away from maximizing its potential," added Dave Chalk. "This show strives to get people to understand and embrace technology so that, in essence, it becomes part of the background and enriches their lives."

Episodes of Dave Chalk Connected Live will be archived online for on demand viewing. Viewers can go to the Dave Chalk Connected web site at http://www.chalktv.com for specific information on the show and products featured. For more information about Chalk Media please visit http://www.chalk.com.

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About Chalk Media:

Chalk Media is most recognized for educating the public with its award winning original television show, Dave Chalk Computer Life, its Air Canada in-flight program, Dave Chalk Connected, and its Delta Air Lines in-flight program, Dave Chalk Tech Talk. Chalk Media is also a provider of training and marketing solutions. Chalk Media's custom solutions help industry-leading companies communicate more effectively with their customers, channel partners and employees. With offices in Toronto, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia, Chalk Media works with global organizations such as Sony, Intrawest, TELUS Mobility, RBC Financial, HSBC, Future Shop, Hewlett-Packard, Terasen, Verizon and Microsoft.

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The following media materials are available upon request:

„X Chalk Media Backgrounder

„X Chalk Media Fact Sheet

„X B-roll footage

„X Dave Chalk Connected Live TV show profile

Media Contact:

Marcie Sayiner

IN CONTEXT Marketing and Public Relations

(604) 683-4833

(604) 812-7876

msayiner@incontextonline.com


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