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Tencent Video Brings Kid’s Got Talent to China


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FremantleMedia China, in partnership with Syco Entertainment, has secured a deal that sees Kid’s Got Talent launching on the streaming service Tencent Video in China.

Sponsored by Wyeth, the series will be known locally as Extraordinary Kid’s Got Talent. It premieres on Tencent today. The show is dedicated to mini-marvels under the age of 11, who can demonstrate their act without any form of competition or judging panel.

Vivian Yin, CEO of FremantleMedia China, said: “There are some incredibly talented children all over China and we are thrilled that Tencent Video will be showcasing all of this star quality with Kid’s Got Talent. Got Talent is a brand that reaches audiences worldwide and we are very excited to be bringing our kids’ version to Chinese audiences with our partners Syco Entertainment.”

Abi Doyle, VP of international productions for Syco Entertainment, said: “Got Talent is the biggest TV brand in the world and time and again proves that extraordinary talent can be found at any age. We are delighted Tencent is bringing Kid’s Got Talent to China.”

Zheng XiangLin, the VP of Tencent, said: “Kid’s Got Talent is a top-rated global youth talent show with strategic support from FremantleMedia and exclusively brought to you by Tencent Video. As a family-friendly variety show hand-picked for our platform, this program is bound to be filled with outstanding performances from the kids. I believe this collaboration is just the beginning. I hope that we can continue to join forces in the future. The possibilities are endless.”



About Kristin Brzoznowski

Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at kbrzoznowski@worldscreen.com.

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