WAPA America Scores Carriage

Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks to carry WAPA America

June 9, 2008

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NEW YORK -- WAPA America today announced that it has entered into agreements with Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC - News) and Bright House Networks to carry its programming. WAPA America recently launched on Bright House Network’s Digital Cable tier (channel 63) in Orlando, Florida and will soon launch on Time Warner’s New York City system and Bright House Network’s Tampa system. The terms of the deals were not disclosed.

WAPA America originates from Puerto Rico and contains the best programming of WAPA-TV, Puerto Rico’s leading broadcaster, plus unique offerings for the U.S. market such as exclusive rights to the Puerto Rican Professional Basketball League. WAPA America broadcasts Puerto Rico’s most popular entertainment programming, including SuperXclusivo, the highest rated local program in Puerto Rico, and over 40 hours per week of local news. In addition, WAPA America will be the exclusive Spanish-language broadcaster of the annual New York Puerto Rican Day Parade and of the Miss Puerto Rico Pageant in September.

WAPA-TV is a portfolio company of private equity firm InterMedia Partners, headquartered in New York City.

Jose Ramos, President of WAPA-TV said, “We are delighted to be launching WAPA America with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks and look forward to serving their Hispanic customers with the best in Spanish-language programming. We plan to be a vital part of their extended communities.“

Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC)

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