Hello! Hollywood Celebrates the European Lifestyle With Seductively French
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Los Angeles, February 13, 2012 – China is set to embrace French culture this month as Metan Development Group’s flagship program Hello! Hollywood debuts a month-long series of lifestyle segments that shine the spotlight on France and the European way of life.
Seductively French (SF), the producer of media content that is aspirational, inspiring audiences to celebrate their own "joie de vivre", produced the segments in and around Paris in October 2011, with the aim to celebrate and explore the European lifestyle.
On February 11, the first Seductively French segments debuted on Metan’s weekly entertainment news series Hello! Hollywood, marking a unique extension of the SF brand in China. Segments will feature award-winning French film composer Eric Serra, beautiful crossover songstress Emma Shapplin, celebrity chef Gilles Epie and haute couture designer Nabil Hayari.
“Historically, China has been greatly influenced by French arts, culture and traditions,” said Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan. “We’re delighted to introduce to viewers of Hello! Hollywood weekly Seductively French segments that celebrate one’s passion for France and European culture.”
Hello! Hollywood first premiered in September 2009 and today reaches a potential one billion viewers on 40 stations in China and six in the United States and Canada, and an estimated four million viewers each week via China’s top Internet portals, including Tencent.com. In the United States, the series airs in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Central California, New York and New Jersey to multicultural networks LA 18 and Crossings TV. Hello! Hollywood also airs on the popular online film distribution platform and Web television network Film Annex (filmannex.com).
“Seductively French is a celebration of the finer things in life, and the passion and romance for fashion, art, design and cuisine shared in the European culture,” said Seductively French co-founder and host Slavica Monczka. “Our new segments on Hello! Hollywood place the spotlight on the personalities, places and things that make up this inspirational and unique approach to living our lives.”
About Metan Development Group
Launched in 2009, Metan Development Group LLC (Metan) is a venture created to develop and distribute entertainment content and media specifically for international markets. The company's founders are entertainment industry veteran Martin Pompadur, E! Entertainment Television co-founder Larry Namer and Amerilink founder Jean Zhang. http://www.metanmedia.com
About Seductively French
Seductively French (SF) was created by Slavica and Jason Monczka to celebrate the allure of the French culture. SF recognizes and admires France as the birth place for haute couture, sophisticated art and architecture, and the diamond standard of gourmet cuisine. The magnetism to the French culture transcends around the world. SF invites you to explore and experience the uniqueness of France, the spirit of the French people and their passionate way of life. Under the Seductively French banner, we are creating media content and products that are aspirational, empowering our audience to capture and create their own "joie de vivre." http://www.seductivelyfrench.com
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