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EstrellaTV Inks Licensing Deal with Fremantle to Produce Spanish-Language Family Feud

BURBANK, CA - October 30, 2018 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) - EstrellaTV, the fastest growing Spanish-language broadcasting network in the U.S., announced that it has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Fremantle to produce the Spanish-language version of Family Feud.

EstrellaTV and Fremantle are set to co-produce “100 Latinos Dijeron,” the Spanish-language version of the American classic game show, Family Feud, which has spawned multiple adaptations in over 50 international markets outside of the United States. Most recently, the Steve Harvey fronted US version of the classic game show received critical acclaim in both Spanish-language and general markets in the U.S.,

EstrellaTV and Fremantle entered a multiyear co-production agreement that will see “Family Feud” on EstrellaTV. The EstrellaTV Network will begin airing its Spanish-language version of Family Feud in early 2019, and the celebrity host will be announced in January 2019.

“We are excited to bring this new adaptation of Family Feud to Hispanic audiences in the U.S., because it’s in line with EstrellaTV’s strategy of providing Spanish-language content that is not only entertaining but also relevant to Latinos living here in the United States,” stated Lenard Liberman, CEO, LBI Media, parent company to the EstrellaTV Network.

“Family Feud is a huge part of Fremantle’s history. The format has brought us a lot of success and we have no doubt that “100 Latinos Dijeron” will continue to entertain viewers in the US,” said Coty Cagliolo, MD, Fremantle, Mexico.

About LBI Media, Inc.
LBI Media is the largest privately held, minority-owned Spanish-language broadcaster in the United States, with ten television stations and seventeen radio stations operating in top U.S. Hispanic markets. LBI Media operates the EstrellaTV Network, Don Cheto Radio Network, Fenomeno Studios MCN, Que Buena Radio and La Raza Radio. The Company produces over 50 hours of original television programming at its Burbank Television Studios each week. The EstrellaTV® programming catalog consists of over 7,500 hours of original, Spanish-language television programming in genres including talk, drama, comedy, variety, reality, music and more. To learn more about LBI Media and see company updates, please visit www.lbimedia.com.

About FremantleMedia
FremantleMedia is one the largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world. A global entertainment powerhouse, FremantleMedia has an outstanding international network of production teams, companies and labels in over 30 countries. We produce over 11,000 hours of original programming, roll out more than 60 formats and air more than 450 programmes a year worldwide. The company distributes more than 20,000 hours of content in over 200 territories. We are also a world leader in digital and branded entertainment, with 300 million followers across 1,500 social channels and over 30 billion YouTube views a year.

We are part of RTL Group, a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, and a division of the international media giant Bertelsmann.

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