Thursday, April 20, 2006

Three new premium channels arrive on Sprint TV

Overland Park, Kan -- Now you don't have to wait until the weekend to see your favorite Saturday-morning shows. Sprint is making them available to customers 24-7 on Sprint TV with Saturday Morning TV on channel 40 - along with two other channels that give customers more entertainment choices than ever before. Blip TV, on channel 31, brings wacky, humorous shorts and clips, and Comedy Time, on channel 37, lets viewers pick the laughs they like best with stand-up comedy sorted by subject and funny original shows made for mobile.
Blip TV

Blip TV brings you the most popular funny and quirky cutting-edge shorts, video clips, spoofs and animations - all 30 seconds to 3 minutes in length. Ever get one of those funny video clips in an email from a friend and wish they would send you more? Now you can have those great video clips right on your mobile phone brought to you by Blip TV. Blip TV goes through a grueling selection process to pick some of the best content from all over the world. Blip TV's shorts come from some of the best established and up-and-coming directors to the young kid with a new camera and are the perfect quick entertainment for the on-the-move viewer.

Comedy Time

Comedy Time lets Sprint customers "pick their poison" with a variety of stand-up comedy in six categories and original made-for-mobile shows:
  • Urban/Hip-Hop: Enjoy the satirical voice of the street.
  • Latino: Choose your favorite Latin-related comedy on demand.
  • Relationship: See the funny side of love.
  • Observational: Watch comedians give their view of the world around them.
  • Family: See the best of family comedy from a comic's perspective.
  • Alternative: Out of the box comedy.
  • Shows: Funny original episodic programming made especially for your phone.

Comedians featured on the new Comedy Time channel include Judy Tenuta, Lisa Lampenelli, Chelsea Handler, Todd Glass, Jeff Garcia, Kyle Cease, Darren Carter, Rick Shapiro, Michael Gelbart, Morgan Murphy, Sebastian, Natasha Leggero, Bert Kreischer, Brett Ernst, Al Madrigal, Dan Levy, Shang, Nick Thune, Sam Tripoli, Maz Jabronani, Jimmy Dore, Henry Phillips and Rob Pue.

Saturday Morning TV

Remember when Saturday morning was all about eating cereal and sitting in front of the TV to watch your favorite cartoons? Join us in a mind-rewind with Saturday Morning TV -- the grooviest collection of cartoons and memories from the 1960s, 70s and 80s -- including Mr. Magoo, Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends, Dick Tracy, Casper the Friendly Ghost, Little Lulu and Roger Ramjet.

Blip TV, Comedy Time and Saturday Morning Classics are each available for $4.95 per month.



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