NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: YOD) ("YOU On Demand"), a leading Video On Demand ("VOD") service provider in China delivering Hollywood movies and premium content to mobile and TV screens, has entered into a licensing agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution ("Fox") for the SVOD rights in China to a broad selection of library feature films.
The titles will be available to subscribers of YOU On Demand's Subscription VOD (SVOD) platform and service, via mobile, Over-the-Top (OTT), digital cable and IPTV.
Some of the movies that will be available to YOU On Demand customers include recent worldwide box office hits and award winners such as: A-Team starring Bradley Cooper and Liam Neeson; Black Swan starring Academy Award winner, Natalie Portman; 10-time Academy Award nominated film, Master and Commander, starring Russell Crowe; Speed, starring Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves; Unstoppable, starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pine.
"Twentieth Century Fox's award-winning and blockbuster films demonstrate YOU On Demand's continued commitment to deliver the best premium content to our customers," said Shane McMahon, Chairman of YOU On Demand. "We are excited to be working with them in China as we bring their diverse library to all YOU On Demand platforms."
Gina Brogi, Executive Vice President of Worldwide Pay TV & SVOD at Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, added, "We are very pleased that this agreement with YOU On Demand will see many of our high quality feature films become accessible to viewers in China via the company's breakthrough SVOD service."
About Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution
A unit of 21st Century Fox, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution is a global leader in the distribution of award-winning motion pictures, television programming and entertainment content across pay-TV, broadcast television and SVOD. Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution connects audiences around the world with premium content from the production divisions of Twentieth Century Fox Films, Twentieth Century Fox Television and FX, as well as other 21st Century Fox companies.
About YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (http://corporate.yod.com)
YOU On Demand (NASDAQ: YOD), is a leading multi-platform entertainment company delivering premium content, including leading Hollywood movie titles, to customers across China via Subscription Video On Demand and Transactional Video On Demand. The Company has secured alliances with leading global media operators and content developers. YOU On Demand has content distribution agreements in place with many of Hollywood's top studios including Disney Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution, Miramax Films, Lionsgate and Magnolia Pictures, as well as a broad selection of the best content from Chinese filmmakers. The Company has a comprehensive end-to-end secure delivery system, governmental partnerships and approvals and offers additional value-added services. YOU On Demand has strategic partnerships with the largest media entities in China, a highly experienced management team with international background and expertise in Cable, Television, Film, Digital Media, Internet and Telecom. YOU On Demand is headquartered in New York, NY with its China headquarters in Beijing.
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