FremantleMedia International And Young Hollywood Strike Exclusive First Look Deal

MUMBAI: FremantleMedia International (FMI) has today announced an exclusive first look content deal with digital entertainment pioneer Young Hollywood. The deal, which extends FMI’s portfolio of multi-platform properties, covers all of Young Hollywood’s half hour and hour long programming, including Young Hollywood’s Greatest... (26 x 30) and Young Hollywood Presents Evolution Of… (26 x 30) which are already part of FMI’s extensive content catalogue.


“Young Hollywood is one of the world’s largest independent producers of exclusive premium celebrity video programming with an unparalleled track record for discovering the next generation of Hollywood stars and we’re delighted to have secured this first look deal with them,” said Hayley Dickson, Vice President of Acquisitions & Development at FremantleMedia. “It signifies FremantleMedia International’s on-going commitment to working with the very best content producers on both traditional and non-traditional platforms and enriches our existing catalogue with a unique approach to celebrity that looks beyond gossip to reveal an authentic individual.”


RJ Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Young Hollywood added: “It’s great to be extending our existing relationship with FremantleMedia International. They are a fantastic partner for the Young Hollywood brand, and their extensive international network will be invaluable in helping to introduce global audiences to our past and future catalogue of exclusive celebrity content.”


FMI currently has distribution rights to two of Young Hollywood’s long-form shows, which have shown strong international appeal since they were launched at MIPCOM in October 2013, having sold to over 30 territories to date. Young Hollywood’s Greatest... gets up close and personal with all the biggest stars in Hollywood by presenting a Top 7 Countdown featuring the best-of moments and experiences with celebrities on Young Hollywood.  Celebrities are showcased in categories such as The Greatest… Action Stars, Heartthrobs, or Next Gen Superstars, and each entry includes clips of impromptu, candid interviews with Hollywood’s glitterati and exclusive moments you can’t find anywhere else. Young Hollywood Presents Evolution Of… features a range of A-Listers that Young Hollywood has been following since the very beginning of their careers.  From past to present, see how your favorite celebrities have developed from wide-eyed hopefuls into bona fide superstars.  Featuring early photo shoots, exclusive interviews and set visits, Young Hollywood shows how these stars have evolved throughout the years. 

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