The eScapes Network is now available in sunny Fresno, California beginning January 2012. “We are thrilled to be working with Cocola Broadcasting Companies, LLC to bring the eScapes Network to the Fresno area,” said John Baghdassarian, Vice President of Distribution and New Business Development. “Fresno and Visalia are one of the first markets on the west coast to enjoy our unique hybrid radio/television network.” Continue Reading Full News Story
The eScapes Network celebrated its 600th episode! The eScapes Network premiered at the 2011 Cable Show in Chicago. Per Robert Oklejas, Chairman of the Board of the eScapes Network, “The Cable Show was our first large scale opportunity to show the decision makers within the cable industry just how unique and appealing The eScapes Network is as a content provider.” The eScapes Network delivers programming that is different than any other cable offering. Continue Reading Full News Story
The eScapes Network announced today that it is engaging the services of veteran affiliate sales executive John Baghdassarian in its push to add to the distribution portfolio of the network. “John brings a skill set and Rolodex of contacts with him that should open some doors up for us pretty quickly,” said Jon Oswald, eScapes’ General Manager. “With over 14 years of distribution and startup success, we’re extremely pleased to have a person of John’s experience and background on board to help in our efforts.” Continue Reading Full News Story
Very few television programs ever achieve such a milestone. The classic TV series Bonanza ran from 1959 to 1973 and didn’t do it. M.A.S.H. ran for eleven years on network television and didn’t even come close to it. In fact, it took The Simpsons 25 years to accomplish what the eScapes Network has done in a little less than six months. And what is “it”? The 500th produced episode. Granted, the eScapes Network does not have the logistical burdens of scripted programming– actors, sets, script revisions, and the like– but just as its network cousins, eScapes is highly dependent on locations. In fact, that’s what the eScapes Network is all about… locations. Continue Reading Full News
The Network received some welcome and unsolicited publicity from Toledo’s WTVG ABC affiliate, channel 13, that ran this news piece on the Network’s recent launch on Buckeye CableSystem.
THE ESCAPES NETWORK PREPARES TO UNVEIL TO THE CABLE WORLD “TELEVISION YOU NEVER WANT TO TURN OFF” New Hybrid Radio/Television Network Exhibiting At The Cable Show 2011 MONROE, MICHIGAN, June 9, 2011 – Final preparations are underway at The eScapes Network headquarters in downtown Monroe for next week’s annual Cable Show in Chicago June 13– 16. “We’re very excited to be exhibiting at the show this year,” said Robert Oklejas, Chairman of the Board of the eScapes Network. “The Cable Show is our first large-scale opportunity to show the decision makers within the cable industry just how unique and appealing the eScapes Network is as a content provider.” Since going live on Buckeye Cable System in
Hybrid Radio/TV Network “eScapes” to run March 24, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. MONROE, MICHIGAN, March 17, 2011 – Detroit Public Television Channel 56 will air select Great Lakes region segments from the eScapes Television Network on March 24th 2011 from 7:30 to 8 p.m. as part of the March pledge drive, according to Fred Nahhat, Vice President Local Production and Pledge. “We are very excited to be the first TV station in the country to air the eScapes Network content,” said Nahhat. “We believe their unique programming achieves the high quality artistic level that our viewers expect from Detroit Public Television.” Fifteen-minute themed episodes shot by video artists around the globe include minimal edits, slow zooms,
NEW TELEVISION NETWORK eSCAPES COMBINES HD IMAGES WITH RADIO AND A PROMISE TO CHANGE THE WAY PEOPLE USE TV Hybrid Radio/TV Network “eScapes” goes live February 2011 MONROE, MICHIGAN, January 7, 2011 – When your favorite radio station is on TV and your TV becomes an HD window to the world with a soundtrack you never want to turn off, you’re experiencing eScapes. Available in February 2011 to cable operators and HD broadcast stations across North America, eScapes is an HD satellite network already drawing considerable attention from the travel, music and broadcasting industries. “I think this is a game changer,” said Chuck Kratz, travel expert and WJR radio host, after viewing eScapes. “When you see