Industry Press Release



Portland, ME (April 3, 2008) — RSN announces another new video product, Splyced. Developed by Brian Emerson, executive producer of RSN’s Extreme Scene and Movie Nights series, Splyced is designed to give both user-generated and professionally produced outdoor videos a showcase on RSN TV and on The episodes will be updated regularly with fresh and timely content; episode one features a sneak peek at “Reason” by Poor Boyz Productions and episode two features a clip from “Livin’ Free,” a longboard skate film from up and coming filmmakers Orangefiist.

The Splyced episodes are three minutes each, airing throughout RSN’s broadcast day, and available 24/7 at The television episodes premiere in May on RSN TV and are available now at the Splyced page on as well as a Splyced pocast available on iTunes and by RSS feed.

RSN is excited about this new endeavor. RSN’s President, Jeff Dumais, comments, “With the accessibility today of high quality, low cost video production equipment we are seeing a burgeoning number of great looking shows from both professionals and amateurs. Splyced will provide an introduction to RSN’s audiences for many of these exciting new productions.”

RSN has had a big year under new ownership. The company has launched three new shows “Women of Winter with Picabo Street” in which Olympic Gold Medalist Picabo Street skis and rides with renowned female athletes, profiles resort women of note, and explores resort town dining, nightlife, and shopping, “Resort Chefs” which features well-known resort chefs whipping up their favorite dishes., and “Splyced.”

New shows are not the only advances RSN has made this year. Last week RSN announced the industry-leading winter sports apparel brands, Descente and DNA, have been named the Premiere Apparel Providers of RSN.

The momentum doesn’t stop there. RSN plans to relaunch its website this summer capitalizing on its strengths of resort cams, reviews, and conditions and adding new features such as a full digital library of RSN programming, user generated photos and videos, and podcasting.

“”We are thrilled about all the momentum we have built up in our first year of ownership. There are so many new exciting things happening at the company. We couldn’t be happier with how things have gone,” said Mark Burchill, CEO of RSN.

For additional information on RSN programming, the Descente DNA apparel sponsorship, or the upcoming relaunch of RSN’s website, please contact Michele McMahon or go to

RSN is a national television network that specializes in creating and distributing outdoor content for America’s premier resorts. RSN serves more than 100 resort destinations across the US reaching over 59 million unique viewers each year and is known for its unique ability to localize content to meet the specific needs of resort communities.

RSN works with Nielsen Media Research to collect ratings data and Management Science Associates, Inc. of Pittsburgh, PA, to report ad impression delivery. RSN is also a member of the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau (CAB).

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