Media and Entertainment Luminary Joins ON Networks Board of Directors: Allan Grafman, Former Exec of Tribune Co., Cap Cities/ABC and Hallmark Entertainment to Help Bring Original HD Video to Multiple Screens

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ON Networks, Inc. (ON), a new media company offering original shows produced in high-definition (HD) and available for multiple digital platforms, today announced that Allan I. Grafman was appointed to the company's board of directors. With more than 30 years of entertainment industry experience, Mr. Grafman will assist ON Networks in delivering next-generation video content to any device and any user around the world.

We're honored to have an expert of his caliber join our board of directors as we forge new paths in the delivery of video content in today's emerging multi-screen media age.

    "During the past three decades, Allan has shown major media companies how to transform the programming, distribution and licensing of TV, print, movies and other kinds of content for the benefit of consumers, creators and distributors alike," said Kip McClanahan, CEO of ON Networks. "We're honored to have an expert of his caliber join our board of directors as we forge new paths in the delivery of video content in today's emerging multi-screen media age."

Mr. Grafman is president of All Media Ventures and an operating partner of Mercury Capital Partners, a private equity fund investing in media, entertainment and internet ventures. Previously he held several high-profile executive positions at leading companies, including serving as executive vice president and CFO of Hallmark Entertainment; CEO of Modelwire, a VC financed digital media company delivering model picture portfolios to advertising agencies; and as managing director of the Tribune Company, a media company with operations in entertainment, broadcasting and print. Early in his career, Mr. Grafman helped Capital Cities Cable/ABC create and operate the cable systems that brought two-way multi-channel television to consumers. He also co-founded Archie Comics Entertainment.

The shows available through ON Networks are created by hundreds of budding producers who leverage the company's patent-pending ProSourcer(TM) Studio to streamline the management, creation and distribution of new HD content. Innovative shows include Austin Connoisseur, Budget Health Nut, Cocktails on the Fly, Dinner with the Band, Golf Tips, ON Dating, Stump the Chef and Zen Living. The programming offered by ON Networks is unique in that it can be accessed and watched on any screen -- from an iPhone to a computer or 50 inch plasma. For more information about ON Networks, visit

About ON Networks, Inc.

ON Networks is changing the way traditional TV programs are created, distributed, consumed and monetized. It's a new media company delivering original, high-definition shows on-demand across multiple digital platforms, including the Internet, digital cable, IPTV, and various mobile and gaming devices. Offering lifestyle programs for a variety of pastimes and pursuits, ON's short-form, weekly shows satisfy the growing demand for relevant, smart and entertaining programming that is available when, where and how viewers want to watch it. Based in Austin, TX, ON Networks is a privately held company with funding from Austin Ventures and AT&T. See tomorrow's television programming today at

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