Broadband TV network dedicated to romance launches in the US on Valentine's Day

MUMBAI: Every five seconds a reader buys a romance novel. Now that same person can learn more about the novel’s author, the place where it is set and other behind-the-scenes goodies on romancenovel.tv.

This broadband television network will launch in the US on 14 February 2007 and will aim to bring readers closer to the world of romance novels.

Romance Novel TV (romancenovel.tv) launches with an array of original programming that will feature best-selling authors like Nora Roberts, Christina Dodd, Eloisa James, Mary Jo Putney and JR Ward.

Romance Novel TV president Maria Lokken, says, “I am a big fan of romance novels and I was always curious about the authors’ lives and what inspires them. Romance Novel TV lets readers connect with their favorite writers.”

Romance Novel TV is working with several publishing houses, which are excited about adding another layer to a market that earned $1.2 billion in sales last year.

Shows will include:

On Camera Author Interviews - Fans want to learn more about their favorite authors, who will be the subjects of in-depth interviews. The network will also speak with rising stars as it promotes their books and offers a rare inside look into an author’s life.

Let’s Talk - Filmed in a living room setting, this monthly feature catches three romance novel authors talking about everything from movie stars — to shopping, housing hunting or finding the perfect man.

Romancenovel.tv will also feature new book releases every week and offer links to the publishing houses where readers can make purchases. This page will also be home to the “Editor/Publisher” of the week where fans get the inside track on the latest industry trends from the most important people in the business.

Romance Novel Virgin - Here one can follow a new author in this soap opera style drama as she meets with her editor, makes revisions, examines cover art and finally sees her novel hit bookshelves. One can expect a bit of angst, a little drama and a weekly cliffhanger.

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