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'America Now' renewed for Season Four

Los Angeles, Calif., March 26, 2013America Now, the daily syndicated newsmagazine show from Raycom Media and ITV Studios America co-hosted by Leeza Gibbons and Bill Rancic, will return for a fourth season. The announcement was made today by Paul McTear, President and CEO of Raycom Media and Paul Buccieri, Managing Director of ITV Studios International and President and CEO of ITV Studios America.

"The return of America Now for a fourth season is cause for celebration," said McTear. "Year after year more and more people have come to rely on the show as a guide to great information that helps them live their lives better."

"Season 4 of America Now promises even more great stories and smart solutions from our hosts and experts," said Buccieri. "We are excited about this pickup for a show whose audience continues to steadily grow as viewers all over the country tune in and make it a part of their lives."

Currently airing weekdays, America Now delivered a 1.4 rating/4 share in its 14 metered markets earlier this year, a 10-percent gain in share from a year ago. The series features tests on new products to see if they deliver as promised; tips on finding online bargains; informative stories about the latest health warnings and medical breakthroughs; warnings about consumer scams and recalls; and advice on ways to keep your family safe.

Experts offer solutions on topics ranging from training your dog and getting the most out of your workouts to home remedies, protecting your identity online and navigating politics at work. Show content is also available online at www.americanownews.com, or via the America Now smart phone app, which brings news and deals straight to your iPhone, iPad or Android.

America Now airs across the country and is distributed by Trifecta Entertainment & Media. To find information on clearing the show, please visit: www.trifectaentertainment.com

About Raycom Media:

Raycom, an employee-owned company, is one of the nation's largest broadcasters and owns and/or operates 52 television stations in 36 markets and 18 states. Raycom stations cover 12.6 percent of U.S. television households and employ nearly 3,500 individuals in full and part-time positions. In addition to television stations, Raycom owns Raycom Sports (a marketing, production and events management and distribution company in Charlotte); Raycom Post (a post production facility in Burbank, California) and Broadview Media (a post production facility based in Montgomery).

Further information about Raycom can be found at the corporate website,
http://www.raycommedia.com.

About ITV Studios America:
ITV Studios America, the U.S. based production entity of ITV Studios in the UK, is one of the largest international producers for the U.S. market and a major force in acquiring, developing and producing reality and scripted programming for U.S. networks.  ITV Studios America has a slate of series in production with major networks and syndicators, including Hell's Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, The First 48, After the First 48, Four Weddings, Four Houses, The Car Chasers, The Mathis Project, The Bill Cunningham Show, America Now and The Jeremy Kyle Show.

ITV Studios is a world leader in television production and distribution. It has international production centers in the UK, Germany, France, the Nordics and Australia as well as America. It is a distributor of programs to over 155 territories worldwide. The company also recently announced a major acquisition to the ITV Studios group of top U.S. production company Gurney Productions, producers of Duck Dynasty.  For further information, visit:  http://www.itvstudios.com/us.

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