TV chef Gordon Ramsay and Fox Entertainment have struck a heck of a deal to bring more cooking-related programming to the Fox broadcast network, its streaming service Tubi, and other platforms across the globe with the launch of their new joint venture, Studio Ramsay. Global.
As a result of a very competitive situation, as other media giants pursued a deal with Gordon and his current production company, Studio Ramsay, Fox – the home of Ramsay’s shows “Master Chef”, “MasterChef Junior” , “Hell’s Kitchen” and the next “Next Level Chef” – won the auction war to launch and co-own this new studio with Ramsay. Studio Ramsay Global acquires 100% of Ramsay’s current television business, Fox taking over charge the purchase invoice.
This new venture will allow the Michelin-starred chef and Fox Entertainment to “contribute their respective iconic brands, intellectual property rights and resources to a company that will be at the forefront of the global cuisine and style program space. of life “.
The new company, which has offices in London and Los Angeles, will own and serve as the exclusive production house for all new series starring and / or produced by Ramsay, according to Studio Ramsay Global. Fox Entertainment’s in-house unscripted studio, Fox Alternative Entertainment, will oversee the production of all new programs produced by Studio Ramsay Global.
Content currently produced by the studio for other platforms both internationally and in the United States will continue to be produced by their respective production companies. As a result, Lisa Edwards, Creative Director of Studio Ramsay, will expand her responsibilities with the newly formed company.
Studio Ramsay Global’s first board of directors will consist of Ramsay, Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier and Fox Alternative Entertainment director Rob Wade.
“This is an incredibly exciting opportunity, not just for me, but for the team at Studio Ramsay. We will create food and lifestyle ideas, but also develop an incredible new talent pool from food, beverage and industry leaders to create our own branch of culinary talent, ”Ramsay said in a statement. “I couldn’t be more excited about this new global partnership with Fox. After 16 amazing years of working together, this takes Studio Ramsay to the next level! “
“Gordon Ramsay is the definition of partner and friend,” added Collier. “He is also the genius behind a global brand that represents integrity and excellence in food, lifestyle and more. Fox Entertainment is honored to strengthen its long-term relationship with Gordon as together we present Studio Ramsay Global. Gordon has been an important part of the Fox experience for years, bringing an energy, entrepreneurial spirit and attitude that fits Fox perfectly. Although you’ve never left, Gordon, welcome your (shiny) donut! “
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