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Glu Mobile Inks Deal with FremantleMedia Enterprises to Develop and Publish Mobile Games Based on The Price Is Right(R) and Family Feud(R)
Glu Mobile Inks Deal with FremantleMedia Enterprises to Develop and Publish Mobile Games Based on The Price Is Right(R) and Fami
By: Business Wire
Apr. 1, 2008 12:30 PM
Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq:GLUU), a leading global publisher of mobile games, today announced that it has signed a deal with FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), the brand extension arm for FremantleMedia, one of the largest international creators and producers of entertainment brands in the world. The agreement gives Glu multi-year, exclusive rights to develop and publish mobile games based on the popular game shows The Price Is Right® and Family Feud®in North and Latin America.
The Price Is Right, now hosted by popular comedian Drew Carey, is the longest- running game show in television history. Family Feud, with local versions having aired in more than 42 countries, is one of the most successful game show formats in the world.
“The Price is Right and Family Feud are the gold standard of game show brands, and we are delighted to announce our partnership with FME to bring these brands to mobile,” said Jill Braff, senior vice president of global publishing, Glu. “With Glu’s strong marketing and deep carrier relationships, we look forward to bringing these widely-recognized brands to a broad audience of loyal fans.”
“Glu is a natural partner to bring these world-class brands to the mobile phone,” said Jason Turner, senior director of Interactive for FremantleMedia Enterprises in North America. “Their ability to deliver a regionally tailored, quality game play experience is unmatched.”
For more information, visit www.glu.com.
Glu (NASDAQ: GLUU) is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and Brain Genius, and titles based on major brands from partners including Atari, Activision, Konami, Harrah's, Hasbro, Warner Bros., Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA and Sony. Founded in 2001, Glu is based in San Mateo, Calif. and has offices in London, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Hong Kong, China, Sao Paulo and Chile. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com.
About FremantleMedia Enterprises & FremantleMedia
FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home Entertainment. It is a division of FremantleMedia, one of the largest international creators and producers of entertainment brands in the world with leading prime time drama, serial drama, entertainment and factual entertainment programming in over 40 countries worldwide. FremantleMedia is a subsidiary of RTL Group, Europe's largest television and radio broadcast company, which is 90% owned by Bertelsmann AG, an integrated media and entertainment company that commands leading positions in the world's media markets. For further information, visit http://www.fremantlemedia.com.
About FremantleMedia North America
FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. production division of global media giant FremantleMedia. Based in Burbank, California, FMNA produces entertaining and innovative television programs for network, cable and syndicated platforms, including the Emmy-nominated musical/reality phenomenon “American Idol” (FOX), "American Idol Rewind" (syndicated), "American Idol Extra" (Fox Reality Channel), “America’s Got Talent” (NBC), "Farmer Wants A Wife" (The CW), "Can You Duet" (CMT), “The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency” (Oxygen), “Property Ladder” (TLC), “Family Feud” (syndicated), “Temptation” (syndicated), “Million Dollar Password” (CBS), and the longest-running game show in television history, “The Price Is Right” (CBS).
GLU MOBILE, GLU, SUPER K.O. BOXING!, STRANDED, BRAIN GENIUS and the 'g' character logo are trademarks of Glu Mobile.
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