Fox Reality Channel Announces "Gimme My Reality Show!" Distribution Partner
Target Entertainment joins as the Distribution Partner to License the Format Worldwide
LOS ANGELES� Fox Reality Channel, the only all-reality, all-the-time television network, has locked in a distribution partner for "Gimme My Reality Show!" and has named Target Entertainment as its distribution partner to license the show's format and finished episodes worldwide.
Premiering Saturday, October 11, "Gimme My Reality Show!" provides a new twist in the celebrity reality competition genre. Seven celebrities will have the chance to win their very own original series on Fox Reality Channel. They will be assessed by a panel of judges as they embark on a variety of creative challenges. One by one the celebrities are eliminated until the series is down to the final three. The viewers will then be able to vote for their favorite on foxreality.com and by phone. The viewer's winning choice will be announced during the show's grand finale airing on November 4, Election Night.
"'Gimme My Reality Show!' is not only a fun and thoroughly entertaining series but it's an innovative and original concept. It is in fact the ultimate focus group which takes place via the format of the show itself" said Bob Boden, Fox Reality Channel Senior Vice President of Programming. "'There isn't any other series out there which asks viewers to choose their own star of a reality series. And whoever wins will really have earned their 16th minute of fame."
"We are thrilled to be the international distribution partner on 'Gimme My Reality Show!'," said Target Entertainment's Glen Hansen, senior vice president, sales and acquisitions, US (West Coast). Due to its highly original and very fun concept, we expect strong interest and sales in both the finished show and the format."
"Gimme My Reality Show!" promises to be colorful, humorous and fun series with celebrities that don't take themselves seriously and who all vie to stay in the public eye. The cast consists of Kato Kaelin, Traci Bingham, Bobby Trendy, Ryan Starr, Gretchen Bonaduce, AJ Benza and Susan Olsen. The judges include Michael Schneider, TV editor of Daily Variety; Scott Sternberg, veteran reality-show producer (Fox Reality Channel's "The Academy"); and Adrianne Curry, winner of the first cycle of "America's Next Top Model."
"Gimme My Reality Show!" is produced by Natural 9 Entertainment. Carol Sherman is the President and CEO of Natural 9 and Jeff Androsky serves as the President of Production and Development.
ABOUT FOX REALITY CHANNEL
Fox Reality Channel launched May 24, 2005 to become the first destination for lovers of unscripted programming. The channel offers major US network favorites, exclusive international reality programming, Original Series and Specials. Fox Reality Channel offers reality viewers more of their favorite reality programming with RealityRevealed in Primetime with never-before-seen footage, exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes secrets and more reality fun. Fox Reality Channel distribution has propelled past 40+ million subscribers in its third year, becoming one of only four new networks to achieve that feat. Its programming is available on television, broadband, cellular phones and other leading mobile devices. It recently entered into a sweeping deal with Apple� to deliver upcoming original series to iTunes� (excluding "American Idol Extra"). To get more information on Fox Reality Channel programs and schedules, please visit foxreality.com .
ABOUT TARGET ENTERTAINMENT
Target Entertainment is a leading international production and rights management business. With offices in London, New York and Los Angeles, it produces content and manages rights and brands.
Target Entertainment was formed by CEO Alison Rayson as an international TV distribution company in 1998. In 2004 it launched entertainment production, licensing, and home entertainment divisions. Since then it has expanded further by setting up a children's and family production division and a feature film investment and sales arm. In 2007 Target acquired UK distribution company Minotaur International followed by leading UK drama production company Greenlit Rights in early 2008.