September 7, 2005

NorthWest Cable News launches Seahawks Fone Zone

Seattle, WA - NorthWest Cable News announces the launch of Seahawks Fone Zone, a brand new show immediately following the Seattle area telecast of daytime Seahawks games on Sundays. Seahawks Fone Zone will focus primarily on phone calls from fans reacting to the day's game. It will also feature game highlights and preview the Seahawks next opponent.

Seahawks Fone Zone will be co-hosted by Chris Egan, weekend anchor of NorthWest Sports Tonight, and Brock Huard, Puyallup native, ex-Husky QB and former Seahawks backup quarterback. Brock has made several guest appearances on NorthWest Sports Tonight in the past. Seahawks Fone Zone is presented by Papa Murphy's Pizza. The debut program will air at approximately 1:15 pm on Sunday, September 11th.

About Belo

NorthWest Cable News is part of Belo Corp., one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with 7,600 employees and $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic. Belo owns 19 television stations, six of which are in the 15 largest U.S. broadcast markets. The Company also owns or operates seven cable news channels and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo's daily newspapers are The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). The Company also publishes specialty publications targeting young adults, affluent populations and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and al dia in Dallas/Fort Worth, and the d, El D and La Prensa in Riverside. Belo operates more than 30 Web sites associated with its operating companies. Additional information is available at www.belo.com.

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