Electus, 5X5 Media ink exclusive deal
Electus gets distribution rights to all non-scripted contentNEW YORK -- Ben Silverman's multimedia studio Electus, part of Barry Diller's IAC, has struck an exclusive deal with 5X5 Media and the three co-founders of the production outfit specializing in unscripted formats.
Under the agreement, Electus will have exclusive distribution rights to all non-scripted content and programming produced by 5x5 Media, which will create and co- produce original projects across all platforms with Electus.
The 5X5 founders are Craig Armstrong, Rick Ringbakk and Tod Mesirow. Each has served as producer for a number of hit television series such as "Survivor," "Amazing Race," "Extreme Makeover Home Edition," "Supernanny" and others.
5X5 Media says it has produced over a thousand hours of TV.