Bischoff Hervey Entertainment Television Wrestles with ShineReveille International
BHE TV to Join Forces with ShineReveille International to Distribute HULK
HOGAN'S CELEBRITY CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3 -- Bischoff Hervey Entertainment
Television announced today that they have signed an overseas distribution
deal with ShineReveille International for their new series, HULK HOGAN'S
CELEBRITY CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING. ShineReveille International will sell
both the format and finished tape for eight one-hour episodes of the
competition series set to premiere Saturday nights in October on Country
Music Television (CMT).
"We couldn't be more pleased with our selection of ShineReveille
International," says Eric Bischoff, Partner, BHE TV LLC. "They are
aggressive, have clout and an understanding of how to leverage Hulk Hogan's
existing brand equity in the global marketplace today. With partners like
ShineReveille and Viacom, we are very excited to take this next step in the
launch of our Sports-Entertainment franchise."
"Owning the foreign rights both in domestic tape and format is a
precedence we have been looking for," adds BHE TV partner Jason Hervey.
"Adding these types of assets to our business within future series sales
will be a key device in the continued growth of BHE's production division."
"ShineReveille is thrilled to be partnering with Bischoff Hervey across
such a uniquely exciting property," says Chris Grant, President of
ShineReveille International. "Hulk Hogan is an international sensation and
this format showcases him and other celebrities in an action-packed hour
that will deliver for international buyers."
ShineReveille will offer international buyers a preview of the series
at the upcoming London Screenings, beginning September 8, and will
officially unveil the series at MIPCOM in October.
*About BHE TV LLC*
Bischoff Hervey Entertainment Television specializes in the creation
and production of television content and developing licensing strategies
for entertainment brands. Bischoff Hervey Entertainment television has just
completed principle photography on Hulk Hogan's Celebrity Championship
Wrestling for CMT and is currently in production on projects for TruTV and
VH-1 and various other cable outlets. For more information, visit
*About ShineReveille International*
ShineReveille International is the sales and distribution arm of the
Shine Group, a leading independent production and distribution company
focused on exploiting worldwide intellectual property rights through
scripted and alternative television formats. ShineReveille International
distributes programming from the growing library of programming of the
Shine Group, including Reveille, Kudos, Firefly and Princess Productions,
along with a broad array of programming acquired from independent producers
and U.S. networks, to more than 150 countries worldwide.