Free streaming service Tubi announced today a deal with Endemol Shine to distribute additional series for viewers in the US. With the new agreement, international versions of MasterChef and LEGO Masters will be available on the platform.
FOX is the home for the US formats of these shows and the deal will see Tubi become the only platform in America where international versions such as MasterChef Australia, MasterChef Mexico, MasterChef Canada and the UK and Australian versions of LEGOMasters.
Matt Creasey, EVP Sales and Acquisitions, Endemol Shine International says; “We are incredibly proud to strike this unprecedented deal which will see global versions of two popular entertainment series available for the first time in the US outside of FOX networks.”
MasterChef Australia and MasterChef Canada are now live on Tubi with additional formats launching beginning this fall. The series first launched in the UK where it aired on the BBC. MasterChef was revived in 2005 and is now produced in 35 markets including the UK, Brazil, Australia, Italy, and Spain. LEGO Masters is produced in eight markets across Europe, the US, and Australia.
“Tubi viewers in the US will soon enjoy instant access to the universally addictive MasterChef and LEGO Masters formats from around the world at absolutely no cost,” said Adam Lewinson, Chief Content Officer of Tubi. “We are excited to be collaborating with Endemol Shine on these two marquee global properties.”
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