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For Immediate Release: January 16, 2003


Michigan Television Network proudly announces their first fundraiser with some of Detroit's best bands coming together to support local music television.
We will be shooting this show for broadcast TV Saturday, February 1st at the I-ROCK nightclub in Detroit.
Featured performers are:
THE SILLIES - "An X-rated Gong Show for the young and desperate" - DETROIT NEWS
GHETTO PUPPET - Fronted by the beautiful Carolyn Stone of WRIF
RAY STREET PARK - Hard rocking Westside band
KOYL - Rockers from Roseville
All four groups will be shot for future episodes of "Musical Renaissance."
Please join us and be a part of Michigan music TV history!
We need your support to get local music on broadcast TV and keep it there!
Doors open at 8pm
18 and over
Admission is $6
16350 Harper west of the I-94/Cadieux exit, Detroit. For directions, please call (313) 881-ROCK (7625).

For more information:

P.O. Box 765 Royal Oak, MI 48068-0765
248-376-4162
MITVNET.tripod.com
MichiganTV@hotmail.com

A Michigan Television Network production 2003

Thanks for your support.



For immediate release: May 5, 2002


Musical Renaissance - The show that Rocks Detroit was shot December 1st at The White Room studios in Detroit.
This is a music video show that recognizes the great wealth of musical talent in and from our state.
We will have videos from Bob Seger, Kid Rock, Iggy Pop, Stewart Francke and Robb Roy.
An exclusive interview with the Howling Diablos and parts of interviews from radio legend Ken Calvert and Jam Rag Magazine publisher, Tom Ness.
A brief appearance from George Clinton and a host that will make Detroit proud.
Local singer, Baywatch babe and one of Detroit's best kept secrets - NicoleTindall.

This show will be airing Friday May 17 at 8:30pm through Community Media Network and repeated for the following three weeks.

Comcast Cable, Channel 52 Wide Open West, Channel 18

Serving cable subscribers in the following cities: Auburn Hills, Berkley, Clawson, Ferndale, Huntington Woods, Oakland Township, Pleasant Ridge, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Royal Oak and Troy.

This show will also be airing on WB20 in the beginning of June, check out the site for the latest updates - MITVNET.tripod.com
If you would like to sponsor this program or contribute, please call 248-570-0863.
Please pass this information along to those who may be interested.
Thanks for your continued support.



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For immediate release: January 21, 2002

Musical Renaissance - The show that Rocks Detroit.
This is a music video show that recognizes the great wealth of musicians in our state.

Hosted by local singer, Baywatch babe and one of Detroit's best kept secrets, Nicole Tindall.

The first show was shot December 1st at White room studios in Detroit. It will include videos from Bob Seger, Kid Rock, Stewart Francke, Iggy Pop and Robb Roy.
Exclusive interviews with radio legend - Ken Calvert, Jam Rag publisher - Tom Ness, The Howling Diablos and a cameo from Mr. Funkadelic himself, George Clinton.

Expected broadcast end of March beginning of April.

Now accepting videos for our 3rd and 4th shows.

To submit a video, get involved or offer your assistance call or write:
PO Box 765 Royal Oak, MI 48068-0765
For info:
248-570-0863
MITVNET.tripod.com
Thanks for your support. Any question, please feel free to contact me. Ronnie R. Brewster President/Executive Producer Michigan Television Network 24 hour voice mail - 248-570-0863 Mitvnet.tripod.com PO BOX 765 Royal Oak, MI 48068-0765 Creating Television that recognizes the great wealth of talent in Michigan.



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For Immediate Release: November 16, 2001

Michigan Television Network announces it first Comedy show. The first show was shot May 15, 2001 at Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle in downtown Royal Oak.
Hear the next state song from, Mike Ridley and laugh with the hysterical Kevin Wheeler.
This show is now airing through Community Media Network in Troy. On Americast CH18, Comcast CH 52.

You can watch it on Tuesdays at 11pm on the following dates; November 27 and December 4.

To contact us regarding this show please email us at Michigancomedy@hotmail.com or call 248-570-0863.

It can also be seen in the following cities at the same time:

Royal Oak
Ferndale
Pleasant Ridge
Berkley
Clawson
Rochester
Rochester Hills
Auburn Hills
Oakland Township.

If your interested in seeing this show in your city contact your local cable provider and tell them you want to see The Michigan Comedy show.



For immediate release: September 4, 2001

Michigan Television Network (MTN), a non-profit corporation, has received its 501c(3) status from the IRS.
MTN is moving forward to create television shows that recognize local talent.

Currently in development are three shows. The first is "Michigan Television Network" – This production will be a variety entertainment program and also a launching pad for future programs.
Segments slated to be aired in the next broadcast include an exclusive interview with Michigan native Bruce Campbell, star of "The Evil Dead" series, "Jack Of All Trades", and character "Autolycus" in the "Xena the Warrior Princess" series.

Viewers will also get a chance to hear the next state song performed by Mike Ridley, Comedian/Musician, meet the up-and-coming Techno genius and blonde bombshell Nicole 11:11, and behold the dynamic high energy video from local Musician/Video Editor, Anton James.

The second show slated to air this year is "Musical Renaissance", the show that "Rocks Detroit".
This production is a music video show targeted to the local music scene, which includes interviews with various local talent. Music videos will include hometown heroes such as;
Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, and Iggy Pop with a mix of local bands that deserve the recognition, such as the Howling Diablos and Stewart Francke.

The third show slated to air is a comedy show that was shot at Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle, featuring Mike Ridley and the hilarious Kevin Wheeler.

MTN's goal is to unite the creative community in our state, to recognize the great wealth of talent, and to open the eyes of the public to the enormous potential that exists right here in Michigan.

All three shows will air on Community Media Network in Troy and when funding is secured will also air on a local television station in the Detroit Metro area.

Share your thoughts, send videos or become a sponsor by contacting us at:
MTN P.O. Box 765, Royal Oak, MI 48068-0765 or call 248.570.0863

You can also visit us on the web at mitvnet.tripod.com









FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 6, 2000 8:00pm

Michigan Television Network, a series of programs that recognize the great wealth of talent and opens people’s eyes to the enormous potential in our great state.

Their fifth show is due in March. (date & time to be released later) Watch for an exclusive interview with Michigan native Bruce Campbell, star in The Evil Dead Series, Jack of all trades, and Autolycus in Xena the Warrior Princess. Also Kathleen Thompson, photographer/writer/producer from Madonna University. Comedian/Musician Mike Ridley and a high energy video from local musician, Anton James. Also announcing an old show made new, "Musical Renaissance, The show that Rocks Detroit – a music video show that focuses on local videos, interviews, happenings and whatever else that is music related and local.
MTN is looking for video submissions, segment producers, writers, editors and others to get involved to prove that our state has just as much to offer as any other state and to help get us the recognition we deserve. Share your thoughts, send videos or segment proposals to: MTN P.O. BOX 765 Royal Oak, MI 48068-0765 or call 248-570-0863
Obviously this one never happened.





For Immediate Release: August 15, 2000
Michigan Television Network, a series of programs that recognize the great wealth of talent and opens people’s eyes to the enormous potential in our great state.

Their fourth show and BROADCAST DEBUT will be Saturday, AUGUST 26 at 1AM on WB20.
(late Friday night, early Saturday morning).
With a volunteer crew of eleven and two new host, Nicol Paige and Michelle Trudell-Oselett, they will bring you some of the best entertainment in Michigan.
This show will include informative, inspiring exclusive interviews with MARK RIDLEY - MICHIGAN’S own KING OF COMEDY.
Find out what makes him a successful businessman and he shares advice on how to get into and stay in comedy.
SUE MARX – ACADEMY AWARD WINNING PRODUCER - she explains how she got started and shares advice for those who want to get into producing.
JASEN MAGIC – one of MICHIGAN’S FAVORITE MAGICIANS – who in 1998 received national attention by attempting a death defying stunt by hanging himself over the Clinton river in a straight jacket and setting the rope on fire. Jasen proves that not only great talent comes from our state, but great people.
FABRIZIO RALLO – An ITALIAN BORN COMPOSER AND PIANIST from Venice Italy now residing in Shelby township, shares his passion for music.
THE MOTOR CITY MUSIC FOUNDATION, THE SPECS HOWARD SCHOOL of BROADCAST ARTS and Community Media Network.
Find out more about three of the organizations that are shaping the future of Michigan’s Entertainment industry.
Also a never before released video from STEWART FRANCKE from The 1999 CREATIVES FOR A CURE event taped last year at The State Theatre.
Last but not least words of wisdom from some prominent people in the entertainment industry, including motor city rocker, TED NUGENT and WB20 personality, GREG RUSSELL.
Music is provided by local artists, THE BEARD BAND, JOE BROWN and FABRIZIO RALLO.
MTN is looking for segment producers, writers, camera operators, editors and others to get involved to prove that our state has just as much to offer as any other state and to help get us the recognition we deserve.
Share your thoughts, send videos or segment proposals to MTN P.O. BOX 765 Royal Oak, MI 48068-0765 or call 248-570-0863.



 

 

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