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Quibi Teams Up with E! and Rotten Tomatoes to Create Two Daily Entertainment ShowsAs part of the new agreement, two daily shows will be developed and produced in collaboration with the NBCUniversal Digital Lab for Quibi’s curated news and information programming, Daily Essentials.
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QUIBI TEAMS UP WITH E! AND ROTTEN TOMATOES TO CREATE TWO DAILY ENTERTAINMENT SHOWS
E! and Rotten Tomatoes to Join Quibi’s Daily Essentials Programming in April 2020
Los Angeles, CA — October 17, 2017 — Today, Quibi announced a partnership with E! and Rotten Tomatoes to create premium celebrity and entertainment programming. As part of the new agreement, two daily shows will be developed and produced in collaboration with the NBCUniversal Digital Lab for Quibi’s curated news and information programming, Daily Essentials.
E! will debut a daily celebrity news show utilizing the brand’s unique blend of information, access and voice. The show will deliver the best of celebrity and pop culture news expected from E! News, but made exclusively on Quibi.
Additionally, Rotten Tomatoes will launch ‘Fresh Daily’ on Quibi, a daily, deep dive into the latest in must-watch television, streaming and film. ‘Fresh Daily’ is designed to help fans navigate the world of endless content options, from highlighting movie trailers and new show premieres to analyzing Tomatometer scores.
Daily Essentials are a unique content offering from Quibi – in addition to its scripted “Lighthouse” and unscripted “Alternative” shows. Curated daily into minutes-long bites of news, entertainment and inspiration, Quibi’s Daily Essentials will quickly give viewers everything they need to know.
New episodes of both shows will be made available only on Quibi, Monday through Friday, when the mobile platform launches in April 2020.
E! is the only global, multi-platform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 91 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S and 161 countries globally. E! programming includes popular series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” “Very Cavallari,” “Total Divas,” “Total Bellas,” “Botched,” and “Dating #NoFilter;” topical series “Nightly Pop,” and the return of the “E! True Hollywood Story.” “E! News” airs nightly on the network and is the leading multi-platform publisher delivering breaking entertainment news and pop culture coverage 24/7 across EOnline.com and all digital and social media. The brand’s robust digital programming slate includes “E! News’ The Rundown,” “Face Forward” and “What The Fashion” on Snapchat. E!’s “Live from the Red Carpet” signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture’s biggest nights and E! is also home to the “E! People’s Choice Awards,” the only award show for the people, by the people. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Entertainment & Lifestyle Group, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.
About Rotten Tomatoes
Rotten Tomatoes and the Tomatometer score are the world’s most trusted recommendation resources for quality entertainment. As the leading online aggregator of movie and TV show reviews from thousands of critics, Rotten Tomatoes provides fans with a comprehensive guide to what’s Fresh – and what’s Rotten – in theaters and at home. Another helpful tool is the widely used Audience Score, denoted by a popcorn bucket, featuring “verified ratings and reviews” from confirmed ticket purchasers. Rotten Tomatoes also serves movie and TV fans with original editorial content on its site and social channels, produces fun and informative video series, and holds live events for fans across the country with its fan versus critics show ‘Your Opinion Sucks.’ For entertainment fans looking for a recommendation, or to share an opinion, Rotten Tomatoes is the right place.
Quibi is a mobile-first media technology platform bringing together the best of Silicon Valley and Hollywood. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Quibi is the first entertainment platform built for easy, on-the-go mobile viewing, allowing today’s leading studios and creative talent to tell original stories in an entirely new way. For more information visit www.Quibi.com. Follow Quibi on Facebook @QuibiUS and on Twitter @Quibi.
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