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08.12.2005

CBS PARAMOUNT INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION LICENSES ‘TOP MODEL’ FORMAT RIGHTS TO PROSIEBEN

Heidi Klum to Host German Version of the U.S. Hit Series


August 12, 2005, Hollywood, CA – CBS Paramount International Television has entered into an exclusive agreement to launch Germany’s version of the U.S. hit, AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL with ProSieben in Germany. Supermodel Heidi Klum will host the local version of the show.

GERMANY’S NEXT TOP MODEL will be produced by Tresor TV, a local production company. Germany joins Australia, France, Russia, The United Kingdom, Thailand, The Philippines, Sweden, Norway and Denmark in licensing the format rights for NEXT TOP MODEL.

"We are thrilled to see ProSieben’s commitment to the series by attaching Supermodel Heidi Klum to the project,” commented Armando Nunez, President,
CBS Paramount International Television. He added, “This exciting franchise is a ratings sensation around the world, proving that fashion is a universal language.”

AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL is produced by 10 by 10 Entertainment in association with Bankable Productions and is entering its fifth cycle on UPN in the U.S. this fall and licensed in 90 countries. AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL and the NEXT TOP MODEL format are sold internationally by CBS Paramount International Television.

CBS Paramount International Television is one of the most diverse suppliers of current and library programming to the international television marketplace featuring drama, comedy, talk, court, game shows, entertainment news, news, movies of the week and feature films from a catalog of over 60,000 hours of programming, including over 3,600 feature films. CBS Paramount International Television is a unit of Viacom, Inc.