TORONTO, June 11, 2013 - THE FREMANTLE CORPORATON (TFC) has completed new license agreements to expand its presence in the digital spectrum.
Hulu has licensed TFC’s branded Family Series Classics Swiss Family Robinson (26 x 30 Minutes) and Adventures of Black Beauty (26 of 104 half hours) for the US market via TFC’s relationship with The Peter Rodgers Organization with additional episodes and titles expected to follow.
FilmOn has contracted Bikini Beach (100 half hours) for worldwide consumption via SVOD, TVOD and EST on a dedicated Bikini Beach channel. The sun-filled, antic-driven wet and wild beach party focuses on bikini contests and fun events with Celebrity attendees such as Hugh Hefner and Johnny Knoxville dropping by to take in the beautiful models and madcap action.
Hoopla has signed up for over 125 hours of content including the Gemini award winning children's series World of Wonders, lifestyle series Weird and Wonderful Hotels and Healthy Gourmet, paranormal investigation series Encounters With the Unexplained, two celebrity enriched series with legendary Hip Hop DJ and gear-head Funkmaster Flex in Fast Machines and Full Throttle, science adventure documentary Volcano Hunters and David Frost’s famous interview with Mohammad Ali and his historical Frontline Pilots.
"As TFC expands into the digital arena, the importance of branded product with timeless appeal and audience recognition will continue to play a significant role in our market strategy as we seek viable relationships on which to build our digital initiatives," states Aliy Brown, Manager of Digital Content at The Fremantle Corporation.