May 12, 2020
Plex, the do-it-yourself streaming video app with a SVOD component, May 12 announced a multi-territory distribution agreement with content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group. The agreement includes a selection of catalog programming, which will be available for Plex users across the U.S., UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Italy and Spain.
Series include “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown,” “Bananas in Pyjamas,” “City Homicide,” “Deal or No Deal,” “MasterChef,” “McLeod’s Daughters,” “Mr. Bean” and “Peaky Blinders,” among others.
“[The] partnership … demonstrates the enormous popularity of Endemol Shine’s catalog,” Kasia Jablonska, head of digital distribution and Monetization, Endemol Shine Group, said in a statement.
“The quality of the Endemol Shine library is sure to appeal to a wide range of audiences and these titles are welcome additions to the Plex platform,” said Shawn Eldridge, VP of strategic alliances and content at Plex.
Titles coming to Plex in the U.S. include “Bananas in Pyjamas” (A Southern Star Entertainment and Southern Star Singapore production developed and produced in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation); “Bounty Hunters” (A Cave Bear and Tiger Aspect production for Sky); “City Homicide” (Seven Network Australia Production); “Crime Investigation Australia” (Foxtel Original Production); “Deal or No Deal U.S.” (Truly Original, a subsidiary of Endemol Shine North America); “Idris Elba: King of Speed” (A Shine North/Shine TV production); “McLeod’s Daughters” (A Millennium Television production for the Nine Network Australia); “Mr. Bean” (Tiger Aspect Productions, part of Endemol Shine U.K.); “Mr. Bean: The Animated Series” (Tiger Aspect Productions, part of Endemol Shine U.K.); “Murder Call” (A Hal McElroy/Southern Star production for the Nine Network Australia); “My Kitchen Rules Australia” (Seven Studios Australia production); “Our Girl” (A BBC production); “Restoration Home” (A Remarkable Television production, part of Endemol Shine Group); “Total Wipeout U.K.” (Initial, an Endemol Shine company); and “Water Rats” (A Southern Star production for the Nine Network Australia).