REELZCHANNEL Tells Movie Fans - If You Don't Like "True Grit" - It's On Us

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The REELZCHANNEL Risk-Free Movie Offer is Back With “True Grit” Available on Pay-Per-View and On Demand Beginning Today, Tuesday, June 7, 2011

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At REELZCHANNEL we love movies and with so many available on Pay-Per-View and On Demand, some viewers might be afraid to purchase something they might not like, which makes the Risk-Free promotion so attractive as an entertainment option.

REELZCHANNEL—TV About Movies® today announced True Grit is the latest REELZCHANNEL Risk-Free Movie. The Risk-Free Movie promotion is the network’s way of sharing its enthusiasm for movies to viewers who seldom or never watch Video On Demand (VOD) or Pay-Per-View (PPV) movies by offering them a reimbursement if they don’t like movie. The REELZCHANNEL True Grit promotion runs from Tuesday, June 7, 2011-Monday, July 4, 2011.

“At REELZCHANNEL we love movies and with so many available on Pay-Per-View and On Demand, some viewers might be afraid to purchase something they might not like, which makes the Risk-Free promotion so attractive as an entertainment option,” said Bob Bedford, SVP of Marketing. “With True Grit as our Risk-Free Movie, the entertainment value is sky high given the movie’s stellar cast, 10 Academy Award® nominations and glowing reviews from REELZCHANNEL movie reviewers Leonard Maltin and Richard Roeper.”

To participate, movie fans simply need to purchase True Grit on VOD or PPV through their cable or satellite provider between June 7, 2011 and July 4, 2011 and if they don’t like the movie, they visit http://www.reelz.com/riskfree to start their reimbursement process. Reimbursement is fulfilled by completing the claim form received via email after the registration and submitting it with proof of purchase during the promotional timeframe.

As part of showing our commitment to TV About Movies® we’re building a True Grit theme into REELZCHANNEL original programming all week long.

-On Hollywood Dailies today, Tuesday, June 7 at 11pm PT/ 2am ET, viewers will hear from Barry Pepper, discussing his role as a scene-stealing snaggletoothed bandit in True Grit. REELZCHANNEL viewers will remember Pepper from his portrayal of Bobby Kennedy in “The Kennedys” mini-series. Viewers have another chance to watch Pepper’s interview with and encore presentation of this episode on Wednesday, June 8 at 12pm ET/ 9am ET.

-Hollywood’s Top Ten on Wednesday, June 8 at 12:30pm ET/ 9:30am PT and 11:30pm PT features a countdown of the top ten modern westerns as chosen by moviegoers. Find out if the fans chose Tombstone over No Country For Old Men. The encore presentation of Hollywood’s Top Ten modern westerns airs Thursday, June 9 at 2:30 ET.

-Naked Trailers brings full-length, uncut trailers into your living room every Thursday at 5:30pm ET/ 2:30pm PT and this week’s episode features the action-packed, star-studded trailer for True Grit.

-Maltin on Movies on Friday, June 10 at 5:30pm ET/ 2:30pm PT, host Leonard Maltin shares his full review of True Grit as well as movies hitting theaters this weekend.

About True Grit
True Grit is a powerful story of vengeance and valor set in an unforgiving and unpredictable frontier where justice is simple and mercy is rare. Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld), is determined to avenge her father’s blood by capturing Tom Chaney (Josh Brolin), the man who shot and killed him for two pieces of gold. Just 14, she enlists the help of Rooster Cogburn (Academy Award-winner Jeff Bridges), a one-eyed, trigger-happy U.S. Marshall with an affinity for drinking and hardened Texas Ranger LaBoeuf (Academy Award-winner Matt Damon) to track the fleeing Chaney. Despite their differences, their ruthless determination leads them on a perilous adventure that can only have one outcome: retribution.

About REELZCHANNEL
REELZCHANNEL—TV About Movies® is the only cable and satellite network devoted to delivering entertaining and informative programming that is all about movies, including the celebrities, fashion, music and stories behind the stories. With shows featuring movie and entertainment experts, including Leonard Maltin, Richard Roeper, Sam Rubin and John Salley, viewers get trusted insight into movies wherever they’re playing, whether in theaters or at home.

REELZCHANNEL reaches more than 58 million homes on DIRECTV channel 238, Dish Network channel 299, Verizon FiOS TV channel 233, AT&T U-verse channels 799/1799HD and cable systems nationwide. Find REELZCHANNEL in your area by entering your zip code at http://www.reelz.com/watch. Owned by Hubbard Media Group, REELZCHANNEL is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM with an entertainment bureau in Los Angeles.

For more information, please contact the REELZCHANNEL Media Line
877- REELZTV (733-5988) / pr(at)reelz(dot)com

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