SOURCE: DAVE.TV

October 25, 2007 08:00 ET

FremantleMedia Enterprises and Dave Networks Launch New Official Website for "The Price Is Right"

New Online Portal Brings Videos, Games, Social Network and More to Fans

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - October 25, 2007) - FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME), the commercial licensing division of FremantleMedia -- one of the largest international creators and producers of program brands in the world, has partnered with leading television social community portal developer, DAVE Networks, to launch www.priceisright.com, the new official website for the longest-running game show in television history, "The Price Is Right."

"With new host Drew Carey, 'The Price Is Right' enters a whole new era complete with an immersive online digital experience and community to complement the show and serve the fans," says Jason Turner, Director of Interactive for FME. "Through our partnership with DAVE Networks, we can now deliver a Web 2.0 community, functionality and user interactivity like never before."

The official "The Price Is Right" website will now bring online users a host of exciting games, behind-the-scenes videos, Bob Barker's Classic Moments, Drew's Video Blog and much, much more. The site will also feature a community where fans can create profiles, blog about their favorite game show, and talk to other members through the site's message boards and internal messaging system.

"FremantleMedia is one of the biggest producers of hit television game shows such as 'The Price Is Right,' and DAVE Networks is proud to have the opportunity to partner with them," says Rex Wong, CEO of DAVE Networks. "This new video community portal provides the show with loads of fun and extra interactivity for fans."

www.priceisright.com is powered by DAVE Networks' S.O.C.I.A.L. platform that allows content producers such as FremantleMedia to quickly, easily and cost effectively build and launch complete video portal sites with complete social networking functionality. Features include blogs, message boards, profiles, friends, groups and much more.

About FremantleMedia Enterprises

FremantleMedia Enterprises is the content exploitation arm of FremantleMedia, offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home Entertainment. It is a division of FremantleMedia, one of the world's largest creators, producers, distributors and licensors of programme brands in over 40 territories worldwide.

About FremantleMedia North America

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is a division of global media giant FremantleMedia. Based in Burbank, California, FMNA currently produces some of the most innovative and highest-rated entertainment on television, including the Emmy-nominated musical/reality phenomenon "American Idol" (FOX), "The Next Great American Band" (FOX), "America's Got Talent" (NBC), "American Inventor" (ABC), "Thank God You're Here" (NBC), "The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency" (Oxygen), "Property Ladder" (TLC), "Family Feud" (syndicated), "Temptation" (syndicated), "Million Dollar Password" (CBS), and the longest-running game show in television history, "The Price Is Right" (CBS).

About FremantleMedia

FremantleMedia is one of the largest international creators and producers of entertainment brands in the world with leading prime time drama, serial drama, entertainment and factual entertainment programming in over 40 countries worldwide.

FremantleMedia is a subsidiary of RTL Group, Europe's largest television and radio broadcast company, which is 90% owned by Bertelsmann AG, an integrated media and entertainment company that commands leading positions in the world's media markets.

For further information, visit http://www.fremantlemedia.com.

About DAVE Networks

DAVE Networks, Inc. is the first provider of an integrated video distribution and social community platform designed to ignite brands. DAVE's S.O.C.I.A.L. platform allows content owners and producers to quickly, easily and cost effectively build and launch complete video portal sites with complete social networking functionality. DAVE S.O.C.I.A.L. platform customers include ABC, CBS, MGM, Oxygen and many more. For more information, please visit www.davenw.com.

Contact Information

  • Press Contacts:
    DAVE NETWORKS
    Elina Heng
    Terpin Communications
    (310) 821-6100 x108
    Email Contact

    FREMANTLEMEDIA ENTERPRISES
    Brian Reinert
    Bender/Helper Impact
    (212) 689-6360 x1223
    Email Contact