‘Amanda O’ now sold to 22 countries following its entry into the Far East through sales to Vietnam and Philippines

09-May-2009 Intellasia | Business Wire | 8:01 AM Print This Post

Dori Media Group, the international media company active in the field of television, with a focus on production, distribution, broadcasting and merchandising of Telenovela, today announced that “Amanda O”, the first multiplatform Telenovela, has been sold to Vietnam and Philippines. This increases the number of countries that have acquired the series to 22.

“Amanda O” has also received two nominations in the upcoming 2009 Martin Fierro Awards. The show has been nominated in the Best Comedy Series category and for Natalia Oreiro as Best Actress in a Comedy Series.

“Amanda O”, produced by Dori Media Contenidos, also recently won a Merit Award for Internet Site Streaming from The Accolade Competition. The Accolade Awards recognise film, television and videography professionals who demonstrate exceptional achievement in craft and creativity, and those who produce standout entertainment shows or contribute to profound social change.

Recent figures released by Novebox.com, the first global social community website dedicated to Telenovelas, indicate that “Amanda O” has been viewed 800,000 times by users from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay since its launch.

Jose Escalante, President and general manager of Dori Media Distribution commented: “We are delighted with the success of “Amanda O” since its launch. “Amanda O” has now been sold to countries across Asia, Europe and Latin America. The show’s unique and entertaining storyline breaks many boundaries and its talented and much celebrated cast delivers universal appeal. The recent Accolade Award and Martin Fierro nominations confirm that “Amanda O” is a high quality production and we continue to have great expectations for this Telenovela as it breaks into more markets”.

About “Amanda O”

Amanda O (Natalia Oreiro) is an acclaimed diva who is a favourite of the paparazzi. She is used to receiving attention from the media until a damaging accusation by the press causes her to run away. Soon after that, she wakes up bruised and in an unfamiliar place only to find out that somebody else has taken over her identity. Alongside Dante (Luciano Castro), her newfound love, Amanda must dedicate herself to gaining back her life and her status as a superstar.

For further information on Dori Media Group, please visit our website on www.dorimedia.com

Dori Media Group is an international media group that produces, distributes and broadcasts telenovelas. The group owns approximately 4,300 television hours that it sells to a wide variety of audiences in more than 50 countries. In Israel, Dori Media is the owner of Dori Media Paran and Dori Media Darset, which produce daily series and telenovelas for the Israeli market. It also owns and operates two telenovela channels, Viva and Viva Platinum. In the Israeli market, Dori Media also packages, produces and operates all of the movie channels on HOT cable television and the series channel on HOT Extra. In Indonesia, the company operates the Televiva Vision 2 channel that is devoted to telenovelas and Baby TV Vision 3 for toddlers. The Dori Media Group in controlled by Mapal Communications Ltd one of the largest media companies in the Israel. The group is traded on the London Stock Exchange where its symbol is DMG. For more information on Dori Media, visit our corporate website at http://www.dorimedia.com/.

Contact:

Dori Media Group Ltd

Nadav Palti, CEO & President

Tel: +972 3 7684000

info@dorimedia.com

or

Daniel Stewart & Company

Paul Shackleton/Oliver Rigby

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7776 6550

or

Shared Value Limited

NicolasDuperrier/Mark Walter

Investor & Media relations

Tel. +44 (0) 20 7321 5010

dmg@sharedvalue.net

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