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Date: July 15, 2013

Release Date: Immediately

ABC11 Is the First & Only Local Broadcast Station to Offer Live 24/7 Streaming Experience

The WATCH ABC App Now Available on iOs, Select Android & Kindle Fire Devices

RALEIGH, N.C. — We’re proud to announce that ABC11 is giving our viewers a new way to experience ABC programming through WATCH ABC. Now, viewers can keep watching their favorite TV shows and local programming at home or on the go, online or through an app. Watch Good Morning America on the bus, The Chew at the park, or stay up to date with ABC11 Eyewitness News on your smartphone, tablet, or computer! ABC11 is the first and only local broadcast station to bring you this LIVE 24/7 streaming experience in Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville and the surrounding area. Plus, with additional ABC network programming On Demand, like Scandal, Modern Family, and Once Upon A Time, WATCH ABC enables our audience to personalize their viewing -- anytime, anywhere.

“Our mission is to serve our viewers and our community, 24/7. WATCH ABC gives us a whole new way to do that. It is the future of TV, here today, and we’re thrilled to be launching it in our region,” says ABC11 President and General Manager Caroline Welch.

WATCH ABC is the next step forward in local television, where ALL station programming can be seen 24/7 on a mobile device, and ABC11 is leading the way. Since 2009, ABC11’s Eyewitness News programs have been available for all viewers to watch on their mobile devices through the ABC11 Eyewitness News app and now the ABC11 First Alert Weather app. All users can continue to watch Eyewitness News through these apps or streaming online at abc11.com.

WATCH ABC is a special NEW benefit brought to you by ABC11 and participating TV providers at no additional cost. Viewers can simply log-in to verify their participating TV Provider account for access to the WATCH ABC Live Stream. It’s available now within ABC11's local viewing area. Currently, ABC11 has agreements with several providers including Comcast, Charter and AT&T U-verse, and we are working to make WATCH ABC available to all of our viewers. Go to Getwatchabc.com to learn more. The WATCH ABC app is available for download on select Android tablets, including Samsung Galaxy devices, and on iOS and Kindle Fire devices.

Contact:

Kristie Gonzales, Dir. Of Creative Services and Local Programming – (919) 687-2263 kristie.gonzales@abc.com

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