National Lampoon Production “Eye for an Eye” Adds Eleven New Markets; Slated to Move to a Strip in 2005

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AmericaÂ?s Hottest New Reality Courtroom Program to Announce Major Group and Station Deals at NATPE 2005

National Lampoon®, Inc. (OTCBB: NLPN) and Atlas Worldwide Syndications & Distributions announced today that their co-produced reality courtroom television series “Eye for an Eye,” has cleared eleven new markets, becoming the must-have syndicated show for 2005 from program directors and general managers across the country. “Eye for an Eye,” which stars "Extreme Akim" and Kato Kaelin and is slated to become a strip in September of 2005, last week cleared Chicago, Phoenix, Milwaukee, Greenville, Jacksonville, Little Rock, Springfield, Spokane, South Bend, Burlington, and the Tri-Cities.

“Eye for an Eye” captures the essence of justice and puts punishment front and center. A non-traditional, no-nonsense, no-holds-barred spectacle of trial and punishment, the syndicated reality courtroom show, breaks ground and takes small claims court to places unseen since the Spanish Inquisition. Unlike any other courtroom television program, “Eye for an Eye” features the powerful and enigmatic Judge “Extreme Akim” sentencing his litigants to “paybacks” with signature punishment episodes. Akim, a former State Prosecutor for South Carolina, appears alongside America’s favorite houseguest, host Kato Kaelin, and Sugar Ray Phillips (former middleweight boxing champion of the world) as bailiff. “Eye for an Eye” delivers a gavel crack unheard of in the canon of American courtroom television.

“Demand for ‘Eye for an Eye’ continues to be overwhelming,” said Michelle Swain, Vice President of Sales & Marketing with Atlas Worldwide Syndications & Distributions. “The show was a rating success as a weekly, and the new production is expected to bring in even bigger ratings as a daily. There will be major group and station announcements for the show at NATPE and in the next couple of weeks.”

“Eye for an Eye” is currently airing nationwide on FOX, The WB, UPN, ABC and CBS affiliates. For more information on the series or for show times in your area visit “Eye for an Eye” will be present at the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Conference and Exhibition, Booth 601, January 25-27, 2005 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.

About National Lampoon

National Lampoon (OTCBB: NLPN) is and has been one of the leading brands in comedy for more than 30 years. National Lampoon is active in a broad array of entertainment activities, including feature films, television programming, interactive entertainment, home video, audio CDs and book publishing. The company also owns interests in all major National Lampoon properties, including "National Lampoon's Animal House," the National Lampoon "Vacation" series and "National Lampoon's Van Wilder." The National Lampoon Network is the fastest growing independent college television network in the country, serving over 610 colleges and universities throughout the United States and reaching nearly 5 million students -- just about one quarter of all 18-to-24-year-old college students in the country today -- where they live. In the 1970s and '80s, National Lampoon was the most widely read publication on college campuses, while today the Web site,, is one of the most popular humor sites on the Internet.

About Atlas Worldwide Syndications & Distributions

Atlas Worldwide is a dedicated company that offers an all-encompassing service to our clients. The television distribution market is defined in terms of revenues generated by distributors of television programming. We are in a time when media channels have resulted in the distribution of too much content for too few avenues. We take advantage of the smallest opportunities in what has become a buyer's market. We pride ourselves on understanding the needs of both the producer and the programmer. We are known for having an established and well-received reputation within the marketplace. Here at Atlas Worldwide, we are committed to providing an all-inclusive service to our clients, handling advertising, sales, worldwide distribution, and public relations. For more information on Atlas Worldwide Syndications & Distributions visit

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Brian McWilliams

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