Players Network Appoints VP - Tuesday 20th of December 2005

LAS VEGAS – Players Network(OTC Bulletin Board: PNTV), the leading gaming industry media company,announced today that Mary Ann Butcher, a seasoned sales and marketing veteranof both the television and gaming industries, has been appointed VicePresident, Marketing.

Butcher will be responsible for overseeing consumer, trade, business andgaming industry marketing and promotion initiatives including the developmentof the company's Player Services offering, Database Management, AffinityPrograms and Ticketing businesses. In addition, Butcher will be instrumentalin furthering building the company's business development, corporatecommunications, public relations, investor communications, competitiveresearch, branding, image and design. She will report to newly appointedPresident & COO, Andrew H. Orgel.

Butcher joins Players Network from her position as Vice President &General Manager, Total Vegas Television, Las Vegas, with her partnerentertainment personality Robin Leach. She also worked with Leach in hisattempts to launch Channel 35, Las Vegas. Prior to TVT, she was Acting ChiefOperating Officer, Casino Entertainment Television, Las Vegas, a developmentcompany in the gaming media category.

"Mary Ann's considerable marketing, sales and business developmentexpertise will greatly benefit Players Network as it develops long-term,deeper relationships with the casino operating companies, sponsors,distributors and our investor and consumer bases," said Orgel.

Butcher served as Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, ABC Owned andOperated Television Stations where she managed 11 major market offices with110 staff members, supporting 10 television stations. She created successfulpartnerships with many Fortune 500 companies including Delta Airlines,L'Oreal, McDonald's, Coca Cola, and Home Depot, maintained ongoingrelationships with advertising agencies, PR firms and creative/graphicscompanies to better brand the ABC owned stations and gain as much revenuepossible and designed business plans to increase revenues.

Later, Butcher was Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Cisco Systems, Inc.where she led and managed a cross-functional sales & marketing team. Shepartnered with executive management and end customers to develop a complete,actionable, "go-to-market" strategy including sizing opportunities acrosslarge enterprises that prioritize industry opportunities, channel & strategicpartners, vertical, business & technical solutions while leveraging marketintelligence and all corporate resources in support of the sales organization.

Butcher received both her MBA in International Business and her BA inBroadcast Journalism from NYU. She is a member of Women in Film, Las VegasChapter, a member of Women in Communications, Las Vegas chapter and a newmember of the National Association of Catering Executives.

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