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Second Season Announced For World's First Gay & Lesbian
Travel TV Series

TORONTO (Canada) - February 2, 2005 - Bump! The world's first gay and lesbian travel series announced today that a second season has been commissioned by Canada's PrideVision TV, along with new sales of the series in the U.S. and France. Pre-production has already commenced with production to start later this spring. Bump! was created, developed and produced by Bumper 2 Bumper Media, an exclusive partnership between Pink Triangle Press and Les Tomlin, President of Peace Point Entertainment Group. Bump! executive producers Andrew Chang and Les Tomlin also announced the sale of Bump's first season of 26 half-hour episodes to both here! TV in the U.S. and PinkTV in France. The contract for each network is for 18 months; the series is already on the air in France and will begin airing in the U.S. shortly. here! TV reaches more than 24 million homes in the U.S. via satellite and cable in select markets. PinkTV is the first 'gay and gay friendly' channel in France and went to air in October 2004 and will begin broadcasting in Belgium in February 2005. As international distributor for Bump! both sales were made by Portfolio Entertainment Inc.

"We are excited to be airing on the world's three biggest gay TV networks reaching millions of people in Canada, the United States and France," says co-executive producer Les Tomlin. "The gay and lesbian TV audience has been largely untapped until now and Bump! is thrilled to be involved in this ground breaking new television market that is expected to grow internationally very rapidly."

"Bump! is a terrific example of creative and engaging programming that informs and entertains gay and lesbian audiences around the world," notes co-executive producer Andrew Chang. "The gay and lesbian community has long been severely underserved by television and other major media, so we're extremely proud to be leaders in this high-profile growth market."

In each episode Bump! presents a new gay-friendly destination in a stylish and upbeat format. Viewers are taken on a personal tour of each locale, including interviews with local celebrities, personalities and gay icons. Bump! also delves into the always-intriguing (and often risqué) social scene of the destination. From circuit parties to coffeehouses, from beaches to bathhouses; the show explores where and how people connect for fun and love. Each episode gives a travelogue of the location, covering attractions, neighbourhoods and events, all from a gay perspective. The first season traveled to such cities as London, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Manchester, Montreal, Houston and Palm Springs. Destinations currently being considered for season two include Buenos Aires, Berlin, Budapest, Amsterdam, Cape Town, Barcelona and many other 'non-traditional' gay destinations.

Les Tomlin is the President of Peace Point Entertainment Group a Toronto-based independent producer of cutting-edge television content for the worldwide market. To date, the company has produced over 300 hours of television content with distribution in over 25 international markets. The company recently won awards at the 37th Annual WorldFest Film and Television gala held in Houston, TX. Four Peace Point TV shows were honored; Urban Nites: Montreal, Tanlines, The Outhouse and Sweat: Sport with Edge and Attitude. For more information and video clips, log onto: www.peacepoint.tv

Andrew Chang is the Associate Publisher of Pink Triangle Press (PTP) Canada's leading gay and lesbian media group, a not-for-profit organization and a driving force in the gay and lesbian community for over 30 years. As one of the world's first gay publishers PTP has a long history of speaking across and expanding borders for gays and lesbians. With its award-winning Xtra! gay and lesbian community newspapers in Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver, PTP boasts a national readership of over 175,000. PTP also reaches an international audience through its xtra.ca and Squirt.org websites. www.xtra.ca

PrideVision TV, launched in September 2001 in Canada is the world's first Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) television network to broadcast 24/7. www.pridevisiontv.com

here! TV is dedicated to serving the gay and lesbian audience in The United States. HERE! offers original films and series, recent theatrical and video releases and a wide range of programming targeting gay the lesbian viewers. www.heretv.com

PinkTV is the first 'gay and gay friendly' channel in France and Belgium and went to air on Oct. 25, 2004. www.pinktv.fr

Portfolio Entertainment Inc. is the exclusive international distributor of Bump! www.portfolioentertainment.com


For more media information, including screeners, photos and interviews, please contact:
Daniel Paquette
Daniel Paquette Public Relations
416 413-7714



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