FremantleMedia International (FMI) has whipped up an exclusive three-year output deal with Fox Life in the Middle East for more than 150 hours’ worth of tasty content.
Amac Us, Vice President, Sales Middle East, Africa & South-East Europe, FremantleMedia International said, “We’re excited to have partnered with Fox to bring our world-class collection of cooking content to Fox Life. Fox Life is committed to delivering the best in Lifestyle programming to its audiences so it was the perfect platform for our culinary and talent led series.”
Sanjay Raina, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Fox Networks Group Middle East said, “We are delighted to partner with FremantleMedia International for this output deal where we have picked some of the best cooking shows. The deal features some of the most well-known and recognized chefs in the cooking world such as, Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, Stevie Parle, Nigel Slater. They all have a recognized expertise in an entertaining environment that will talk to our audience and let them enjoy a once-in-a lifetime experience.”
Fox Life will pick up an exciting range of FMI’s new lifestyle shows including the brand-new cooking series Bondi Harvest with Guy Turland. The series features Australian chef and rising social media star, Guy Turland, as he brings his unique blend of healthy and fresh cooking to screens for the first time. The channel will also launch Nigel Slater’s Middle East which follows the food journalist as he cooks and eats with the people of various middle eastern countries, and discovers the secrets of the world’s oldest cuisines.
Audiences will get to enjoy servings of Jamie Oliver in Jamie Oliver’s Quick and Easy Food, where he creates delicious and nutritious dishes using just five ingredients, as well as Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals, which sees the chef make mouth-watering, healthy and super-fast family meals all in 15 minutes. Extra helping of the culinary genius will be available in Jamie and Jimmy’s Food Fight Club S6 where the childhood friends are joined by a celebrity guest in their pop-up café and work together to create blow-out feasts. Elsewhere on the menu is Spice Trip (6 x 60’) presented by award-winning chef Stevie Parle and spice expert Emma Grazette as they jet off around the world to learn everything there is to know about the world’s greatest spices; Eat The Week (10 x 60’) the innovative series presented by chef Simon Rimmer offering up new, fun and exciting ideas when it comes feeding the family and as a final treat, Save Money: Good Food S2(7 x 30’) which reveals tricks and tips for creating sumptuous recipes for families to enjoy whilst spending very little.
Additionally, the deal includes Nigella: At My Table in which Nigella Lawson presents simple ways of cooking and infusing everyday meals with maximum flavour with minimum fuss; Real Girls Kitchen featuring Texas native Haylie Duff in Texas native Haylie Duff as she invites viewers into her home as she serves her favorite delicious recipes and shares stories about her life and The Chefs’ Line which follows a group of home cooks as they compete against the culinary skills of professional chefs’, from the apprentice through to the head chef, which all launched on Fox Life last year.