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Youku Tudou Signs Content Deal With Paramount

BEIJING/PRNewswire/ -- Youku Tudou, Inc. (NYSE: YOKU), a leading multi-screen entertainment and media company in China ("Youku Tudou" or the "Company"), announced today that it has entered into a content licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures that will bring more than a hundred top titles from Paramount Picture's film library to Youku Tudou. Popular franchises and titles such as Transformers, Shrek, Star Trek, Mission: Impossible and Forrest Gump will be viewable through Youku Tudou's subscription service and select future Paramount releases will be available through TVOD.

Youku Tudou's subscription service currently offers a wide selection of content from both foreign and domestic studios. More licensed content as well as Youku Tudou web-native content will be added on an ongoing basis, continually enriching the value proposition of the Company's subscription services.

"The consumer-driven demand for premium online services in China is growing rapidly. With top branded content such as Paramount Picture's array of films, our commitment to enhancing our subscription services to create a premium experience and drive consumer-based revenue continues in earnest," said Victor Koo, Chairman and CEO of Youku Tudou.

With this agreement, Youku Tudou will boast a library of over 4,000 movie titles that encompass domestic, foreign and original productions.

Source: Youku Tudou