Cox to Carry Hallmark HD

Crown Media Holdings announces agreement with Cox Communications for right to carry Hallmark Movie Channel in HD

June 23, 2008

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STUDIO CITY, Calif. -- Crown Media Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRWN), owner and operator of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel, today announced it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Cox Communications for the right to distribute the High Definition version of Hallmark Movie Channel. Cox currently distributes Hallmark Channel and the Standard Definition version of Hallmark Movie Channel.

“We are pleased to announce this new agreement with Cox, one of Crown Media’s most important partners in supporting our efforts to provide the very best in quality, family-friendly programming,” said Henry Schleiff, President and CEO, Crown Media Holdings, Inc. “Hallmark Movie Channel offers audiences the greatest family movies of all time and we are happy to be presenting this wonderful programming in a vivid and compelling new HD format at a time when there is a growing demand for family-friendly programming. Most importantly, we are excited to be able to join with our distribution partners to offer this new opportunity to our viewers.”

Crown Media Holdings Inc.

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