July 17, 2018

LOCALLY PRODUCED AND THEMED TELEVISION PROGRAM, THE PEAK TV, WILL NOW BE SEEN NATIONALLY ON THE DOCTOR TV CHANNEL

PEAK Logo with TaglineBethlehem, PA – Emmy® award winning The PEAK TV will now be seen nationally on the Doctor TV Channel. The PEAK TV is a thirty-minute newsmagazine focusing on health, wellness, lifestyle and community. Hosted by Ashley Russo and Mike Mittman, The PEAK TV is seen locally on WFMZ, Channel 69.

DrTV_SquareThe Doctor Television Channel (DrTV) is a network dedicated to bringing the latest in medical news, entertainment and health. The channel’s broad spectrum gives viewers the latest medical news, procedures and technologies allowing them to make informed decisions for better health. DrTV airs twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. DrTV has already signed affiliation agreements in 93 markets with almost 30 million homes covered.

“It’s an honor to create programming that tells in-depth stories promoting health and wellness in our region,” states Ashley Russo, creator and executive producer of The PEAK TV, “the ability to share those stories nationwide is more than we could have imagined!”

More information including programming guide and schedule is available at www.DRTVChannel.com. Viewers can watch The PEAK TV on DrTV Mondays at 3:30 PM, on WFMZ, Channel 69 Sundays at 6:30 PM, or view past episodes anytime at www.ThePEAKTV.com.

About The PEAK TV

The PEAK TV, produced by ASR Media Productions in Bethlehem, PA. Sponsors include St. Luke’s University Health Network, Capital BlueCross, The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, PPL, City Center of the Lehigh Valley, and Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.

About the Co-Hosts

Ash and Mike Arts Walk 2Ashley Russo, the Emmy® award winning executive producer, creator and co-host of The PEAK TV

Ashley Russo, President of ASR Media Productions has worked in television and as a media consultant for almost 20 years. Ashley has created The PEAK TV, a thirty-minute regional newsmagazine focusing on health, wellness, lifestyle and community; Roey’s Paintbox, an arts education series for PBS 39; Sweat Effect- Larry Holmes’ Road to Recovery; as well as commercial and corporate videos. Her career began as the news director at WNYU 89.1FM while an undergraduate at New York University. Upon graduation, Ashley began as a producer for NBC’s Today Show – Weekend Edition where she worked on breaking news stories, as well as fitness, health, cooking, and lifestyle segments. In 2001, she began Ashley Renna Productions, where she wrote, produced, and hosted “Ounce of Prevention,” daily health segments airing worldwide on The Weather Channel. Ashley’s philanthropic nature lead her to create The PEAK TV because she believes good stories bring new partners and grows a community invested in the success of the region.

Mike Mittman, co-host of The Peak TV

Mike Mittman, nationally known radio and TV host, is a familiar face to Lehigh Valley television viewers. In addition to co-hosting The Peak TV, he currently hosts the syndicated television talk show “Larry Holmes presents… What The Heck Were They Thinking?!.” on Service Electric TV2.  Coined “The Pied Piper of the Baby Boomers,” Mike is the host for Night of Legends, the world’s first ever World-Wide Televised Oldies Spectacular airing in over 27 countries on Pay-Per-View. Additionally, “Mike Mittman’s Wake Up Club” can be heard weekends on Clear Channel Radio AM 1470, and has worked for some of the East Coast’s largest radio stations. Mike’s been affiliated with professional boxing for a long time, announcing fights for HBO, Showtime, Forum Boxing Inc., and many independent networks, plus several world-wide pay-per-view events. About ASR Media Productions

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 26, 2013/Tampa Florida – Doctor Television Channel (DrTV) has begun signing affiliates for the official network launch on January 6, 2014.  DrTV recently began operations as an over-the-air broadcast television network that brings viewers the latest in medical news, entertainment and medicine with a variety of stories on healthy lifestyles, proper eating, and living longer.

DrTV airs twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.  The distinctive structure of the network allows DrTV affiliates to partner with local hospitals, medical schools and health organizations, becoming fully integrated into the health issues of their community.

According to Jim West, president of DrTV, the network is different from other medical related networks, “Doctor Television Channel is committed to offering medical programming by medical professionals. This is a standard that truly makes the network unique in the marketplace.”

Pre-launch, DrTV has already signed affiliation agreements in 93 markets with almost 30 million homes covered.  DTV America Corporation of Sunrise, FL, is the largest affiliate group with 68 TV markets.

John Kyle, CEO of DTV America said, “We are very excited to add DrTV Channel to our programming line-up. DrTV allows us to build partnerships with local medical professionals so that together we can reach consumers with targeted health initiatives and community programs, through the power of broadcast television.”

DrTV’s signature weekly feature, DrTV News, offers incisive video segments from trusted medical sources such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, The Mayo Clinic, Swedish Seattle, Tampa General/USF Medical School, and UF Health Shands. Its broad spectrum gives viewers the latest medical news, procedures, and technologies, which allows them to make informed decisions for better health

More information including programming guide and schedule with a more in-depth look at the exciting shows to be found on DrTV is available on the web at DRTVChannel.com .

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