BBC Studios in First-Look Deal with youngest Media


BBC Studios has entered into a first-look distribution deal with the entertainment indie youngest Media.

BBC Studios gains access to youngest’s shows, including its game shows and entertainment formats. BBC Studios will represent youngest Media’s formats in all territories other than the U.K., Germany, the Netherlands and the U.S. The agreement sees BBC Studios represent youngest Media’s game show Small Fortune, which debuted in the U.K. and has been adapted for the U.S. and South Korea.

Mark Linsey, BBC Studios’ chief creative officer, said: “When it comes to those big commercial entertainment formats, youngest is one of the best. They have established themselves as experts in turning brilliant big entertainment ideas into sellable formats with universal appeal. We’re delighted to be working with the team to take their new projects to market, further broadening our format catalog and complementing our existing portfolio of titles.”

David Flynn and Lucas Church, co-founders of youngest Media, said: “BBC Studios shares our dedication to develop and showcase youngest Media’s creativity across all platforms, which makes them ideal partners for us. We’ve got an increasing number of new shows coming through both in Germany and the U.K., so can’t wait to work with the experts at BBC Studios to take them out to audiences around the world.”