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Pivot Launches On AT&T U-Verse Beginning Aug. 1st

LOS ANGELES (August 1, 2013) – Participant Media’s new cable network Pivot (www.pivot.tv) and AT&T today announced that the new Millennial-focused channel will be added to the AT&T U-verse® TV U300 package beginning Aug. 1.  Pivot will be on channel 1492 in HD.

Aaron Slator, President of Content and Advertising Sales, AT&T, and Stephanie Ruyle, Executive Vice President, Distribution, Pivot, made the announcement.

“Pivot is a channel meant to inspire conversations through both its content and its distribution model,” Slator said. “We are excited about their slate of programs and about adding them to our lineup.”

Ruyle added: “We are thrilled to have AT&T on board with us at launch to bring Pivot to their entire footprint of U300 subscribers in cities like Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles and Chicago and key Millennial/college markets like Austin. We look forward to building on our partnership and providing value  in offering Pivot to their subscribers.”

AT&T U-verse TV is the fastest growing TV provider in the U.S. **. AT&T U-verse TV was recently named Frost & Sullivan Video Company of the Year. For additional information on AT&T U-verse – or to find out if it’s available in your area – visitwww.att.com/u-verse.

About Pivot
Pivot (Pivot.tv), launching August 1st, is a new television network from Participant Media serving passionate Millennials (18-34) with a diverse slate of talent and a mix of original series, acquired programming, films and documentaries. Pivot focuses on entertainment that sparks conversation, inspires change and illuminates issues through engaging content and, through its website TakePart.com, connects audiences to a wealth of content and customizable actions. Pivot is also changing the media landscape, available via traditional Pay TV subscription and integrating a Live and on demand streaming option via its interactive, downloadable Pivot APP. In both content and delivery, Pivot is TV for The New Greatest Generation. Follow Pivot on Twitter at @pivot_tv and on Facebook at facebook.com/pivottelevision.

About Participant Media
Participant is a global entertainment company founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll to focus on feature film, television, publishing and digital content that inspires social change.  Participant’s more than 40 films include GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK, SYRIANA, AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, FOOD, INC., WAITING FOR ‘SUPERMAN’, THE HELP, CONTAGION and LINCOLN.  Through its films, social action campaigns, digital network TakePart.com and Pivot, its new television network for Millennials, Participant seeks to entertain, encourage and empower every individual to take action.