MGM Worldwide Television Distribution and production company RedSeven Entertainment agreed to form a multiyear joint venture to coproduce and distribute nonscripted content in Germany.
The venture will see the two companies jointly producing local versions of MGM's unscripted formats and pitching them to German broadcasters. Included in the deal are Steve Harvey's seed-funding competition series "Funderdome," sports entertainment game show "American Gladiators," home makeover format "Minor Renovations" and music reality competition "Signed."
RedSeven is expected to boost its production output for the German market via the joint venture, Managing Director Jobst Benthues said.
MGM Worldwide Television Distribution is a division of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. RedSeven is part of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE unit Red Arrow Entertainment Group.