Cannes – FremantleMedia International has announced a landmark multi-year digital deal with the China-headquartered portal, Youku. The agreement will see a variety of FremantleMedia’s entertainment and drama content available to online audiences, averaging 14 million unique users a day.

Second only to YouTube in terms of worldwide viewership, Youku also has an incredible 200 million mobile users. FremantleMedia is one of the first independent distributors to strike such a deal with the enormously popular platform.

Total Blackout

Taking a wide selection of content exclusively for its VOD channels, youku.com, youku.net and tudou.com, some 202 hours of programming will be available on Youku in the first year. Initial properties include the recently launched Total Black Out USA along with several FremantleMedia International global hit series such as The X Factor USA S3, America’s Got Talent S8, Project RunwayS11, Celebrity Apprentice S6 and American Idol S13.