TechTV: Sex, Espionage and Animation

Hollywood -- Looking to push the tech envelope, TechTV will air three new
entertainment-based series that it hopes will broaden its audience beyond
traditional computer and high-tech aficionados.

The network will premiere Wired for Sex and Spy School during
the second quarter, senior vice president of programming Greg Brannan said
Monday at the Television Critics Association tour here.

Wired for Sex will chronicle how technology is influencing and impacting
sexual behavior, while Spy School will inform viewers on the latest in
espionage techniques and technology, he said.

Already airing on the network is Anime Unleashed, a series featuring
the best in anime-based programming.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.