ABC FAMILY PARTNERS WITH COCA-COLA IN A CO-BRANDED, ON-AIR AND INTERACTIVE CAMPAIGN FOR ABC FAMILY'S '25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS'
Burbank, CA (Dec. 5, 2005) � ABC Family is partnering with Coca-Cola in a co-branded, on-air and interactive promotion to ring in the holiday season.
The Coca-Cola Polar Bears will make their first appearance on ABC Family in a co-branded promotional spot that will air throughout ABC Family's branded holiday event "25 Days of Christmas." The spot will integrate the Coca-Cola Bears creative with the 25 Days of Christmas branding.
In addition, Coca-Cola will be a major sponsor on ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas website, www.abcfamily.com. Viewers will be able to download co-branded holiday items including Christmas Cards, screensavers, wallpaper and a programming calendar featuring the Coca-Cola Polar Bears along with ABC Family's 25 Days characters.
�We're thrilled about this partnership with Coca-Cola,� said Mark Rejtig, SVP National Ad Sales, ABC Family. "The Coca-Cola Polar Bears are a perfect fit for our branded event - both are beloved holiday favorites that consumers and viewers look forward to year after year."
�The Coca-Cola Polar Bears have become a holiday tradition that families anticipate each year,� said Katie Bayne, senior vice president, Coca-Cola Brands, Coca-Cola North America. �While the bears always amuse with their Arctic adventures, they also remind people to come together and share the magic of the season and the spirit of generosity.�
Distributed in over 88 million homes, ABC Family features original movies, series and specials. Programming about today's families � with all of their diversity, dysfunction, humor and passion. Real stories. Real families. Real heart.
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