FremantleMedia Enterprises And Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Join Forces To Develop And Cultivate Global Lifestyle Talent And

FremantleMedia Enterprises And Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Join Forces To
        Develop And Cultivate Global Lifestyle Talent And Programming

FME To Continue as MSLO's Exclusive International TV Distributor

PR Newswire

LONDON and NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2012

LONDON and NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --FremantleMedia Enterprises
(FME) and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO) are partnering to
co-develop television and digital video programming featuring contemporary
lifestyle personalities.

Under this new first look and development deal, FME and MSLO will identify the
next generation of lifestyle talent to star in programming to be produced
under the Martha Stewart banner. FME will support the new programming with
its unrivalled global TV, licensing and home entertainment capabilities. The
objective is to develop a pipeline of lifestyle talent across food, fashion,
home, gardening and more that will resonate with global audiences on all media
platforms. FME and MSLO willname a development executive to head up the

FME's Global CEO David Ellender said of the deal, "Martha Stewart and her team
are the best in the business at discovering and developing new talent.
Combining America's best-known domestic and lifestyle expert with the
industry's most successful distributor of multi-format brands is a really
exciting prospect."

Lisa Gersh, President and CEO of MSLO said, "FME is a key player in the global
content and brand space and we're delighted to be working with them to find
the next big lifestyle superstars. They'll help us deliver on our goal of
putting our considerable expertise in everything from cooking and decor to
gardening and crafting in easy reach of consumers wherever they are, and on
whatever platform they're engaging with, from smart phones and tablets to TVs
and social media."

FME and MSLO have also expanded and renewed their long-standing television
programming distribution deal outside of the US, which sees FME continuing to
be the exclusive distributor of MSLO content around the world, including
titles such as the Emmy^® Award-winning series "The Martha Stewart Show" and
"Martha Stewart's Cooking School."

Notes to Editors
About FremantleMedia and FremantleMedia Enterprises
FremantleMedia is one of the leading creators and producers of television
entertainment brands in the world. FremantleMedia is part of RTL Group, the
leading European entertainment network, which is in turn 92 percent owned by
the international media company Bertelsmann. FremantleMedia's worldwide
production arm is responsible for many of the world's highest rated prime time
entertainment, drama, serial drama and factual entertainment programmes.
FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia,
offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home
Entertainment around the world. The FremantleMedia Group (which includes
FremantleMedia North America, UFA, FremantleMedia UK, FremantleMedia
Australia, Ludia, and Original Productions, amongst others) has
operations in 22 countries, one of the most comprehensive global networks,
creating over 9,200 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 60
formats and managing over 300 individual titles. FremantleMedia has some of
the world's most sought after and long running formats in its catalogue, and
globally produces such programmes as: Idols (co-produced with 19 Productions
in the US), Hole In The Wall, Got Talent (co-produced with Syco in the UK and
the US), The X Factor (co-produced with Syco in the UK and the US), Take Me
Out, Family Feud, The Price is Right, Farmer Wants A Wife, Gute Zeiten
Schlechte Zeiten, and Neighbours.

About Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media and
merchandising company, inspiring and engaging approximately 66 million
consumers a month across all media platforms with unique lifestyle content,
and has a growing retail presence with 8,500 products in thousands of retail
locations. MSLO's four magazine brands—Martha Stewart Living, Martha Stewart
Weddings, Everyday Food and Whole Living—are available in print, digital and
App formats and also makes special issues, books and utility Apps available.
The Company's television and video programming includes the new "Martha
Stewart's Cooking School" series, slated for debut in Fall 2012, in addition
to a vast library of how-to video available online. Martha Stewart Living
Radio is available on SIRIUS XM Channel 110. MSLO also designs high-quality
Martha Stewart products in a range of lifestyle categories available through
select retailers, including The Home Depot, Macy's, Staples (together with
Avery), PetSmart, Michaels and Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores. The Company
entered into a strategic alliance with J.C. Penney Company, Inc., and will
jointly develop an e-commerce site, for a 2013 launch. The MSLO family of
brands also includes Chef Emeril Lagasse's media and merchandising properties.
Additional information about MSLO is at

SOURCE Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.

Contact: Belinda Thomas-Dunphy, Sr PR Manager, FremantleMedia Enterprises,
Tel: +44 (0) 207 691 6911, M: +44 (0) 7833 093 351,; For MSLO, Jeanne Meyer, +1-212-827-8246,
Katherine Nash, +1-212-827-8722
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