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C1N.TV Agency signs : Hippie Buckaroos

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Channel 1 Networks Boulder office has signed Barbara Joe and the Hippie Buckaroos for full agency services. This includes promoting the upstart cover band on social media, television and all across the C1N Network in Colorado. The Hippie Buckaroo website has been improved. New poster promotions include the unique Artwork originally developed by Todd Ball. YouTube and Facebook promotions. C1N.TV/BoulderChannel1 is running banner ads, videos, and promoting the band on the music TV section. C1n.tv also updated their YouTube page with playlists, and new banners.. They have been promoting the band on their Facebook Music Group Boulder Music scene Bands Dates too.

Boulder Channel 1 is shooting new video for the band and then plans on promoting it in wide distribution as a local music video. C1n.Tv is also acting as Band promoter and has scored some local hotpots including Shine Boulder and Oscar Blues in Longmont.
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Barbara Jo and the Hippie buckaroos play Classic country, Bluegrass, Folk, Gospel, Western Swing, and Cajun style music. Barbara Jo Kammer, leader of the band has a smooth melodic powerful voice which can fill a music hall

The band was also named one of the Top ten cover bands in Denver by Westword Magazine.

One of the goals at C1n.TV agency services to to take this band all the way to signing with a good band management company and record label. They are a perfect opening act for some Redrock shows too.
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Ashtin Battista Joins Channel One Networks

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Ashtin BattistaAshtin Battista has joined the Sales department for Channel One Networks LLC. She is selling advertising, web solutions, social media, Video, TV commercials and sponsorship packages in upcoming C1N.TV shows.

She is our new IT girl on Channel 1 Networks. Look for her pitching all of our up coming shows to potential new sponsors. A stunning beauty and model she represents what we are all about: Glamour beauty and brains. College: she hails from Southwestern in Oklahoma. At 12 Ashtin was an Abercrombie model in New York. She comes from a family of models and Videographers and has appeared in front of the camera as well as behind. Ashtin is trained in ballet and the martial arts. Ashtin was a cheerleader in high school and the received a volleyball scholarship. She is a runner and a state Champion in Track and field. Customers love her.

Currently Ashtin is working on our Denver Channel 1 2015 National western Stock show, the Denver Home show, the RV show, Colorado Home and Garden show contact Ashtin in the C1N advertising department 303-442-4224 or Denver.DenverChannel1@gmail.com

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“Extraordinary Measures” Feel-Good Weepie

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Feel-Good Weepie

“Hotshots” looks at a movie!

Extraordinary Measures - Movie PosterEXTRAORDINARY MEASURES starts off by stating that it is “Inspired by true events,” and you wonder how that knowledge is supposed to make us feel about the movie.

Is that simply a label of truth in advertising, or have we become so bombarded by so-called “reality television” shows that filmmakers believe that audiences will be more respectful than if the source material were just pure fiction?

At any rate, Brandon Fraser plays John Crowley, who really does exist, and this movie is based on the story of him, his family, and their struggles to achieve something remarkable, whereas Harrison Ford gets second billing in the credits, and his character, Dr. Robert Stonehill, is a composite of the doctors who helped Crowley achieve what he did.

You may even be surprised at how Ford pulls out his acting chops and shows some true emotions.

The movie begins with the birthday party of eight-year-old Megan Crowley, the daughter of John and his wife, Aileen, played by Keri Russell.

Megan is confined to a wheelchair, because she has Pompe disease, a form of muscular dystrophy, which tends to be fatal in children by the time they are nine or ten years old.

Megan gets a cold the next day, but has to go to the hospital, where the doctor tells her parents that she is not responding well.

So, Crowley does some research, and he learns about a scientist in Lincoln, Nebraska, who is working on a cure for Pompe disease. Dr. Stonehill has unusual work habits, and Crowley eventually travels to Nebraska to meet with Stonehill personally.

When Crowley finally manages to find him and tell him about his daughter, Dr. Stonehill says gruffly, “I do research. I don’t see patients.”

Crowley also has a six-year-old son who suffers from the disease, too, and when Stonehill says that half of his grants don’t even get approved, Crowley makes the rash promise that he will raise the necessary $500,000 for Stonehill to complete his laboratory work.

Then the rest of the movie is about how the two men set up their own bio-tech company and their race against time to save Crowley’s children, overcome their difficulties working with each other, and raise the money to become successful.

EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES is a feel-good weepie, but it is a good feel-good weepie.

I’m Dan Culberson and this is “Hotshots.”

The Invention of Lying - Movie

“The Invention of Lying” And That’s the Truth

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And That’s the Truth

“Hotshots” looks at a movie!

The Invention of Lying - Movie PosterTHE INVENTION OF LYING is a delightful little film that examines how life would be boring if everybody told the truth all the time and how life would be so much more interesting if we just bent the truth in small ways or in large.

Yes, it is a romantic comedy with social overtones.

Ricky Gervais plays Mark, and he is going to have the distinction of telling the world’s first lie when he is put in a situation in which he realizes that he could improve his circumstances if he just said something that didn’t reflect how things actually were.

However, before we get to that momentous event, we watch Mark go out on a first date with Anna, played by Jennifer Garner.

Only the audience is surprised when Anna greets Mark at the door and says, “Hi. You’re early. I was just masturbating.”

Now, you might think that the movie starts off slow, but it gets better as it goes along, especially when you pay attention to the background and all the signs and advertising. Truth in advertising might be refreshing, but it also sure would be boring.

Well, one day Mark needs to clean out his bank account of $300, but when he gets to the bank, the teller says that the computer isn’t working and asks him how much money he has in his account.

Mark has a brilliant thought, and he tells her a number other than 300, and she gives him that amount while apologizing that the computer is down.

Mark is able to turn his life around just by saying things that aren’t really, well, “true,” and he convinces Anna to go out on a second date with him.

But the biggest change occurs when Mark visits his mother in the “Sad Place Where Homeless Old People Come to Die,” which we would call an “Old Folks Home.”

His mother is concerned about dying and her life turning into black nothingness, and so Mark comforts her by making up a story that she is instead going to go to a wonderful place of happiness that is watched over by a “Man in the Sky.”

The story spreads, other people learn about it, and Mark’s life changes completely.

THE INVENTION OF LYING is funny, will ruffle some feathers, and that’s the truth.

I’m Dan Culberson and this is “Hotshots.”

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“Frost/Nixon” Worthy Opponents

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Worthy Opponents

“Hotshots” looks at a movie!

Frost/Nixon - Movie PosterFROST/NIXON is the fantastic film based on the award-winning stage play, and if you think it is going to consist of two men playing David Frost and former president Richard Nixon just sitting down and conducting the interviews that resulted in the May 1977 broadcasts, think again.

Directed by Ron Howard and starring Michael Sheen as Frost and Frank Langella as Nixon, the film covers the time between August 1974 when Nixon became the only president to resign while in office and immediately after the last interview was broadcast three years later.

In other words, we also see the beginning of Frost’s idea to conduct the interviews in order to rejuvenate his own career in television, the tricky negotiations to get Nixon to agree, the preparations on both sides for the taping of the interviews, and then the interviews themselves, which resulted in Nixon’s famous exclamation, “I’m saying that when the president does it, it’s not illegal!”

Yes, there are many obvious parallels between Nixon’s presidency and the current President Bush Administration and the situation in Iraq, and those parallels are obviously intentional.

It was also obvious from the film that Nixon didn’t agree to the interviews just to set the record straight. He was paid $600,000 and would receive 20% of any profits, the interviews took place in a rented house not far from Nixon’s home in San Clemente, California, Nixon would not see the questions beforehand, and Frost had total editorial control of the finished product.

The only stipulation was that no more than 25% of the interview would be about Watergate, and as we see from the film, that led to a controversial discussion as to the definition of “Watergate.”

Kevin Bacon plays Jack Brennan, an aide to Nixon who figures prominently in the preparations, and based on the film’s publicity, you might not even have realized that he appears in the film.

Even given the importance of the two people involved and the subject matter of the interviews, Frost and his producer had a difficult time selling advertising for the project and even getting a television network to air the results.

If you want to see the finished product as broadcast, those interviews are now available on DVD.

FROST/NIXON is an excellent dramatization of those worthy opponents, and there is suspense up until the final shot.

I’m Dan Culberson and this is “Hotshots.”

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