According to Hollywood Reporter, Ryan Seacrest, “The American Idol” host, has signed a whooping $45 million contract extension with the show’s co-producer CKX’s 19 entertainment. The Show franchise gives CKX exclusive rights to Ryan’s broadcast TV on-camera work for length of contract.
In a statement announcing the deal with Simon Fuller’s 19 Entertainment Seacrest said, “I’m truly appreciative of being part of a show that has had such an enormous impact on popular culture across all ages. I look forward to expanding the relationship with Simon Fuller and Bob Sillerman, who share the same visionary approach to entertainment media that I strive for with every project.”
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