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New York Giants Legend Carl Banks Kicks Off HSN's NFL Shop Followed by Season- Long Appearances by NFL Greats

Wednesday, September 6, 2006 - 19:15

HSN, a business unit of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI) and the official TV retailer of the NFL, has lined up some of NFL's greatest to appear as featured guests to talk football on the NFL Shop on HSN, including former New York Giants' Pro Bowl linebacker Carl Banks.

During HSN's 7 PM NFL Shop show on September 7, Miami Dolphins' famed quarterback Dan Marino will be calling in as a featured guest, right before the NFL Season kickoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Miami Dolphins. This special show will feature unique collectible items from Marino and tons of Steelers merchandise, while giving fans the rare opportunity to speak to the Dolphins' legendary quarterback.

On special shows throughout the season, football fans can chat with Giants legend Carl Banks, while having easy access to merchandise from their favorite team, or any one of the 32 NFL franchises. The NFL Shop on HSN guarantees fans they can "shop for every team, everyday." Banks will be a recurring guest during the one-hour weekly show that will be airing every Monday and at select NFL games and events.

"Football isn't anything without the fans and I am thrilled to be a part of the NFL season on the HSN network, allowing me to connect with fans who support their teams nationwide," said Carl Banks. "It's great to be a part of all the action."

The NFL Shop on HSN will join fans in-person as they broadcast live on location during these select NFL games and events:

   * Oct. 23, 2006 -- the NFL Shop on HSN live broadcast from Dallas Stadium
   * Feb. 4, 2007 -- the NFL Shop on HSN live broadcast from Super Bowl XLI
     at Dolphin Stadium in Miami

"The NFL Shop on HSN is not just about shopping, it's really about the football fans," states Rob Gruen Executive Vice President of Merchandising at HSN. "By providing our viewers an opportunity to connect with legendary football players and offering VIP access to their favorite team's merchandise, we give our audience an experience unlike any other, every time they tune in."

About HSN:

HSN, an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI), originated the electronic retailing concept in 1977 and has since evolved into a global multichannel retailing giant, offering thousands of unique products in fashion, beauty, home, jewelry and electronics. Customers who shop on HSN can find name brands such as Sony, Kodak, Gateway Computers and Wolfgang Puck Bistro cookware, as well as fashions from Randolph Duke, Nine West and Beverly Feldman. HSN's product offerings can be found across a number of retailing platforms including TV, where HSN reaches 89 million U.S. households and is now the 4th largest cable television network in the U.S.; the Internet, through its easy-to-use Web site,; and catalogs, with its Cornerstone Brands portfolio of titles including Alsto's, Ballard Designs, Frontgate, Garnet Hill, Improvements, IOS, Smith and Noble, The Territory Ahead and TravelSmith. In 2005, HSN generated worldwide consolidated sales of $3 billion, answered 62 million calls and delivered 60 million products worldwide.


CONTACT: Vicky Lewko of CarryOn Communication for HSN, +1-212-689-1176,

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