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IMD is a leading provider of in-language and ethnic television in North America, facilitating the distribution of over 50 networks and VOD services to cable, telco, and satellite platforms, as well as delivering integrated multicultural marketing solutions for the television industry and beyond.

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Mike Scott

Vice President, Affiliate Sales & Marketing

Doug Bourdon

Associate Director, Planning & Analysis

Katie Daniels

Vice President, Programming Development

Nicole Wang

Director, Sales & Marketing

Patrick Dodge

Vice President, Accounting & Finance

Adrienne Alwag

Director, Affiliate Marketing

Alexa DeGennaro

Marketing Project Manager

Colleen Hunt

Senior Manager, Accounts Receivable

Alison Clausen

Content Operations Manager

Katherine Vogel

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IMD is a team of dedicated multicultural marketers, strategists and support staff with an average tenure of over 10 years.

Bright House Networks launches TV JAPAN & TV JAPAN HD in Bakersfield, Birmingham and Indianapolis
Apr 15 2015

Bright House Networks launches TV JAPAN & TV JAPAN HD in Bakersfield, Birmingham and Indianapolis

All Bright House Networks customers now have access to the #1 Japanese premium channel; free preview available now through April 30

St. Petersburg, FL - April 15, 2015 -Bright House Networks announced that TV JAPAN, the premier Japanese language premium channel, is now available in its Bakersfield, Birmingham, and Indianapolis service areas in both standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD). TV JAPAN has existing carriage in Bright House Networks Tampa Bay, Greater Orlando and Detroit markets, and this launch now completes the TV JAPAN national footprint for Bright House Networks. Customers can now enjoy special access to a 2 week free preview of TV JAPAN through April 30th.

Customers can download the new TV JAPAN+ mobile app, the official guide to the free preview, to access program schedules, show descriptions and trailers via the iTunes and Google Play stores. After the free preview, the TV JAPAN+ app will continue to bring TV JAPAN viewers essential program & schedule information for their favorite 24-hour Japanese channel.

With TV JAPAN, Bright House Networks customers will have immediate access to Japanese dramas, daily news, sports coverage, blockbuster movies, J-pop, anime, kids shows and much more.

"With the addition of TV JAPAN, subscribers have exclusive access to the latest Japanese shows, and movies thanks to our partnership with Bright House Networks," said Kenichiro Takiguchi, President and CEO at TV JAPAN. "It is our pleasure to provide unlimited access to our channel through April 30th as a sneak peak for customers to enjoy."


Bakersfield - 429 

Birmingham - 901 

Tampa Bay - 991

Detroit - 785 

Indianapolis - 901


 Bakersfield - 1429 

Birmingham - 1901 

Tampa Bay - 1991 

Detroit - 885 

Indianapolis - 1901

To subscribe, customers can call Bright House Networks at 1-855-253-4621 or visit the website at

About Bright House Networks

 Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, with technologically advanced systems located in five states including Florida, Alabama, Indiana, Michigan and California and two of the top 20 DMAs

Bright House Networks serves approximately 2.5 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data, home security and automation and voice services. The company also offers a strong portfolio of customizable, advanced business solutions for video, voice, data, cloud-based and managed services. The company is MEF-certified and also received the Cisco® Master Service Provider Certification under the Cisco Cloud and Managed Service Program, the first cable operator in the United States to achieve this designation. Bright House Networks also owns and operates exclusive, award-winning, local news and sports channels in its Florida markets. For more information about Bright House Networks, or our products and services, visit


TV JAPAN is the nation's only 24 hour premium Japanese language network serving subscribers throughout North America including Hawaii. TV Japan programming consists of live NHK News, dramas, movies, sports, educational and children programming as well as other popular programs currently aired in Japan. TV Japan also offers entertainment programs from other networks in Japan. Bilingual programs in both Japanese and English are offered for News, live Sumo, historical dramas and others. More information is available at or call (877) TV-JAPAN.

About IMD 

International Media Distribution (IMD) has been a leading provider of in-language programming in the U.S. for nearly two decades. IMD represents TV JAPAN and more than 35 TV services with content from a variety of international sources. Visit for more information and download the "IMD Calendar" app for year-round access to multicultural holidays and observances at your fingertips. International Media Distribution is an NBCUniversal company.

Media Contacts: 

Lorelie Johnson, Corporate Communications,

Bright House Networks 

Shelly Kurtz, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, International Media Distribution


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