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The Digital Development Group (OTCBB: DIDG) (DigiDev), a Hollywood, California,-based OTT (Over the Top) TV content acquisition and distribution company, announced today that it has signed actor Charlie Sheen as spokesperson for its network, DigiDev TV, http://www.digidev.tv. Sheen will be curator of DigiDev’s channels and act as special content acquisition advisor to the company.

Joe Q. Bretz, president of DigiDev, an OTT TV company, and Charlie Sheen sign partnership deal. (Pho ...

Joe Q. Bretz, president of DigiDev, an OTT TV company, and Charlie Sheen sign partnership deal. (Photo: Business Wire)

As part of Sheen’s involvement with the Digital Distribution Group (DigiDev), he will develop his own channel, “Charlie Sheen Cyber TV,” that will carry a wide range of programming, including unique and unconventional content that the actor will develop.

“A long time ago on a movie set far, far away, a character I once played said, ‘life all comes down to a few moments, and this is one of them,’” says Sheen. “DigiDev is one of these moments. For years I have longed for a home and an outlet for the tsunami that is my brain. Batten down the Forbes hatches; I hope DigiDev can hold its breath for a long time.”

“I have been working closely with Charlie for quite some time to create this partnership,” says Joe Q. Bretz, president of DigiDev. “It’s going to be an amazing relationship, we consider ourselves to be the ‘misfits’ of TV, misfits change the world, and we intend on creating something alongside Charlie that will be historical.”

DigiDev gives special thanks to Kato Kaelin, Darius McCrary (famed actor of “Family Matters”), Jeff Ballard (Sheen’s publicist) and the rest of the Sheen team to make this a reality, rather a “virtual reality.”

ABOUT CHARLIE SHEEN

Charlie Sheen currently stars on FX’s popular TV comedy series, Anger Management. Sheen, who has starred in more than 40 feature films, catapulted to fame in such critical and commercial hits as Platoon and Wall Street. Some of his other feature film credits include Red Dawn, Lucas, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Eight Men Out, Young Guns, Major League, Hot Shots!, Hot Shots! Part Deux, The Three Musketeers, Scary Movie 3, Scary Movie 4, and the upcoming Scary Movie 5.

On television, Sheen is known for his roles on Spin City, and Two and a Half Men.

ABOUT DIGITAL DEVELOPMENT GROUP, CORP. (otcbb) DIDG

The Digital Development Group Corporation Company’s founders, CEO Martin W. Greenwald and President Joe Q. Bretz, have extensive experience in the entertainment industry. As the former CEO of Image Entertainment Inc., Mr. Greenwald oversaw its growth to over $120 million in revenues. Given Greenwald’s focus in content licensing and Bretz’s technological know-how, Digital Development Group is well positioned to be a leader in the Internet television revolution. For more information, visit: www.DigiDev.com.

Additional details of the company’s business can be found in its public disclosures as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) EDGAR database. Please refer to our full disclaimer, which includes our safe harbor statement, by clicking on or copying this link below into your browser: http://www.digidev.com/hq/disclaimer/.

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