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AMI to air TSN's broadcast of the 103rd GREY CUP presented by Shaw with live described video

Media Advisory

/EIN News/ -- TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today that it has once again partnered with the CFL and TSN to broadcast the 103rd GREY CUP presented by Shaw at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg with live description, making the game accessible to Canadians who are blind or partially sighted.

"We're very pleased to be airing the Grey Cup again this year after being so well received in 2014," explains Brian Perdue, Director of Programming for AMI-tv. "The Grey Cup is a Canadian tradition and we're proud to provide the blind and partially sighted community with a means to enjoy a live broadcast of the game."
 
AMI-tv's coverage of the 103rd GREY CUP presented by Shaw begins Sunday, November 29 at 4 p.m. EST. Veteran broadcasters Rob Simpson, Norma Jean Wick and Randy Urban will deliver all of the game action as well as the half time performance, using the art of live described video to explain any key visual elements of the broadcast for Canadians living with vision loss.
 
Check your local listings for the AMI-tv channels in your area. For further information on AMI and its programs and initiatives, please visit www.AMI.ca.
 
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About Accessible Media Inc. 
Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) is a not-for-profit multimedia organization serving more than five million Canadians who are blind, partially sighted, deaf, hard of hearing, mobility or print restricted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, AMI's mission is to make accessible media for all Canadians. To learn more visit AMI.ca and AMItele.ca.

CONTACT: Taylor Turner, Marketing Communications Specialist 
         800-567-6755 ext. 0977 taylor.turner@ami.ca
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