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Seacrest signs largest deal for reality host

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has reportedly signed a $45 million deal with CKX, parent company of Idol producer 19 Entertainment. The contract makes Seacrest exclusive to CKX in prime time and also makes him the highest paid reality host ever.
July 13, 2009

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest has reportedly signed a $45 million deal with CKX, parent company of Idol producer 19 Entertainment. The contract makes Seacrest exclusive to CKX in prime time and also makes him the highest paid reality host ever.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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