YOU On Demand Adds Magnolia Pictures to Its Content Provider Family Including Disney, Warner Bros. and Lionsgate

NEW YORK, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc.'s (OTCBB: CBBD) PRC joint venture, China's leading national Pay-Per-View (PPV) and Video On Demand (VOD) platform announced today that it has concluded a deal with Magnolia Pictures to distribute its library on a Transactional Video On Demand (TVOD) and Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) basis.

Titles included in the deal will feature a range of scripted and non-scripted films such as "The Architect," starring Anthony LaPaglia and Viola Davis ("Oscar® nominated for "The Help"), "The Good Doctor," starring Orlando Bloom and Taraji P. Henson (Oscar® nominated for "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button"), "I'm Still Here," the documentary that followed actor Joaquin Phoenix when he retired from acting to become a Hip Hop artist and "Gonzo: The Life and Work of Hunter S. Thompson," a look at the life of the legendary journalist, narrated by Johnny Depp.

"We welcome Magnolia and their strong library to the YOU On Demand platform," said Shane McMahon, Chairman and CEO of YOU On Demand. "Their films help maintain our commitment to delivering the finest in home entertainment throughout China."

Magnolia now joins YOU On Demand's content partner family including Warner Bros., Disney Media Distribution, Lionsgate, Gravitas Ventures, American Media Works, K2 Communications and Film Buff.

About YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc.

YOU On Demand is the leading national Pay-Per-View and Video On Demand platform in China. The Company offers high quality premium content to customers across China through its Near Video On Demand (NVOD), Video On Demand (VOD) and Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) services. The Company consists of a portfolio of businesses that include alliances with leading media operators, comprehensive end-to-end content delivery, an exclusive billing solution, governmental partnerships and approvals, and value added services.

YOU On Demand has secured strategic partnerships with the largest media entities in China, and has a highly experienced management team with a strong background in Cable, Television, Media and Telecom. The company is headquartered in New York, NY, with its China headquarters in Beijing.  For more information, visit

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