FOX ENTERTAINMENT AND HULU ENTER MAJOR PROGRAM OUTPUT DEAL
Hulu to Stream All Out-of-Season Episodes of Key FOX Unscripted and Animated Series
FOX Entertainment and Hulu have entered a major program output deal that allows Hulu to stream all out-of-season episodes of key FOX unscripted and animated series, it was jointly announced today by Charlie Collier, CEO, FOX Entertainment, and Joe Earley, President of Hulu.
Under terms of the agreement, Hulu will have the right to stream all episodes of FOX's unscripted series, including The Masked Singer, LEGO Masters, I Can See Your Voice, Name That Tune, The Masked Dancer, Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back, MasterChef and MasterChef Junior.
The Masked Singer, I Can See Your Voice, The Masked Dancer and Name That Tune are produced by FOX's in-house unscripted studio, FOX Alternative Entertainment. Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back is produced by Studio Ramsay Global, the recently formed production entity from FOX Entertainment and the award-winning chef, restaurateur and presenter. LEGO Masters is produced by Endemol Shine North America, Tuesday's Child and Plan B Entertainment, and MasterChef and MasterChef Junior are produced by Endemol Shine North America and One Potato Two Potato.
In addition, Hulu will stream FOX's hit animated comedy, HouseBroken, which features the voices of Lisa Kudrow, Will Forte, Clea DuVall, Nat Faxon, Sharon Horgan, Tony Hale, Sam Richardson and Jason Mantzoukas. HouseBroken is produced by Kapital Entertainment and FOX Entertainment, and animated by FOX's Emmy Award-winning animation studio, Bento Box Entertainment.
The output deal also includes future unscripted programming that will be owned and controlled by FOX Entertainment.
"This deal proudly continues the FOX/Hulu partnership. Hulu continues to be a great place for fans to catch-up on, and even discover, FOX's iconic, talked-about stories and characters," said Collier. "Welcome, Joe Earley - yet another great addition to the partnership."
"Hulu's extensive selection of content makes it the ultimate destination for TV fans," said Earley. "With this deal, we're thrilled to offer our subscribers even more unrivaled animation and unscripted programming, and we look forward to continuing our relationship with FOX Entertainment."
About FOX Entertainment
FOX Entertainment's 30-year legacy of innovative, hit programming includes 9-1-1, 9-1-1: Lone Star, The Masked Singer, LEGO Masters, The Simpsons, Empire, 24, The X-Files and American Idol. Delivering high-quality scripted, non-scripted, animation, live content and major sports, FOX won the 2020-2021 broadcast season, marking the second consecutive season it ranked #1. In addition to its broadcast network, FOX Entertainment oversees the operations of FOX Alternative Entertainment, its in-house unscripted studio that produces The Masked Singer, I Can See Your Voice and Name That Tune, among other series; the award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment, which produces animated content for FOX, including the Emmy Award-winning hit Bob's Burgers and new series Duncanville, The Great North and HouseBroken, as well as programming for other broadcast, streaming and cable platforms; and Blockchain Creative Labs, a new business and creative unit formed in 2021 by FOX Entertainment and Bento Box, to build, launch, manage and sell Non-Fungible Token (NFT) content and experiences, and fungible tokens, as well as digital goods and assets. FOX Entertainment also recently formed the production venture Studio Ramsay Global, in partnership with award-winning chef, restaurateur and presenter Gordon Ramsay, to develop, produce and distribute culinary and lifestyle programming for FOX, its fast-growing ad-supported video-on-demand (AVOD) service, Tubi and platforms worldwide. Tubi features more than 35,000 movies and television series, and news content that's available in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Australia. FOX Entertainment recently acquired the entertainment platform TMZ and all its media properties, including its hit syndicated magazine programs, TMZ and TMZ LIVE, and its flagship digital platform, TMZ.com. Most recently, FOX Entertainment acquired MarVista Entertainment, a global leader in made-for-platform original content. Ranking among the world's leading independent studios, MarVista will focus on developing and producing content for FOX's digital platforms, including Tubi, as well as for third-party platforms worldwide.
Hulu is the leading premium streaming service offering live and on-demand TV and movies, with and without commercials, both in and outside the home. As part of Disney's Media and Entertainment Distribution segment, Hulu is the only service that gives viewers access to current shows from every major U.S. broadcast network; libraries of hit TV series and films; and acclaimed Hulu Originals, including Emmy(R) and Golden Globe Award-winning series The Handmaid's Tale and The Act; Golden Globe Award-winning, Emmy(R) Award-nominated and Peabody-winning series Ramy; and Emmy(R) Award-nominated series Pen15, Shrill and Wu-Tang: An American Saga, alongside hit series Only Murders in the Building, Nine Perfect Strangers, The Great, Little Fires Everywhere, Normal People and Solar Opposites; Oscar(R)- and Emmy(R)-nominated documentary film Minding the Gap, Golden Globe Award-winning and Oscar(R)-nominated The United States vs. Billie Holiday, and critically acclaimed Hulu Original films Vacation Friends, Palm Springs, Run and Happiest Season. The service also streams live news, entertainment and sports from 20th Television, The Walt Disney Company, NBCUniversal, CBS Corporation, The CW, Turner Networks, A+E Networks and Discovery Networks - available all in one place.