I Know Everything - Chapter 451
Chapter 451: Diamond cut Diamond.
Just an hour after Chen Huan told the news to Cui Zhong, Shanhai Streaming’s offer came.
They were willing to buy the exclusive online streaming first broadcast rights of ‘Princess Returning Pearl’ for 50 million.
If Chen Huan was willing to have the full online broadcasting be bought out, Shanhai Streaming was willing to put 100 million.
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Chen Huan was sure this was the princess’ doing again.
As for why the original 50 million for the exclusive first broadcast rights was still 50 million after the TV broadcast’s right had been given out, Chen Huan could guess the reason.
Because Youyi gave 30 million for ‘Love Through Different Time’.
The princess was already competing against Youyi and with her personality, how could she lose momentum because of this?
At the time, she also showed her support to the two teachers Lu and Teacher Chu.
This made Chen Huan feel at ease.
He chose the first option but not the second one.
Then he called the princess personally to express his gratitude and that of Teacher Chu.
After all, this 50 million was more than the 30 million given by Youyi to ‘Love Through Different Times’ and also reversed the situation where they were lacking in TV stations.
Facts had proven before that the princess was a very good partner.
Shanhai Streaming could be said to be thriving under Zheng Rongrong.
‘Miracle in Cell No.7’ was winning prizes everywhere and also ranked first in the box office in the Chinese Film history. They made a name for themselves from their first battle and ranked first among all the film companies.
Although they didn’t have much of a history, this would be the first achievement people would see.
Shining Technology was extremely envious and jealous.
Their own produced ‘Young Di Renjie’ cost a lot of money but the broadcasting rights for TV stations sold 100 million for the first broadcast and the annual VIP users also increased by a million.
And due to ‘Young Di Renjie’ rating hitting record high, many TV stations came to negotiate for the second broadcast rights.
If it was a phenomenal series, it may be sold for even more money.
Now in order to get in on the hype train, many TV stations offered 15 or 18 million for the right to broadcast before the first round of broadcast had been finished.
Teng Dingyuan, the vice-president in charge of this, also struck while the iron was hot and quickly sold the right for a second round to 8 TV stations for a total of 150 million yuan in revenue.
The third round of broadcast would definitely be less valuable and would be about two or three million.
But if they expanded to the 32 TV stations in the country, it would still be 70 or 80 million in income.
Like that, ‘Young Di Renjie’ would have already earned back the money spent on it and even make a profit of 20 or 30 million.
If they counted the years to come, it would be 1 million every time the TV stations wanted to broadcast it so it could earn 20 or 30 million.
It was already a lot to have 50 or 60 million profit from a TV series.
Shanhai Streaming had created such an IP that they would maintain core viewers for the sequels in the future even if Chen Huan and Bu Yiyi weren’t in it.
So in addition to buying the broadcast rights for ‘Love Through Different Times’, Youyi also announced the production of 5 TV series and each of their budgets would be no less than 50 million.
This was all due to Shanhai Streaming…
The war of words between ‘Love Through Different Times’ and ‘Princess Returning Pearl’ never stopped.
So information about the two series had always been trending on the internet.
For example, many people took pictures of the film crew of ‘Love Through Different Time’ at their shooting location and uploaded them.
There were also pictures of Bu Yiyi inside and outside of the Shengjian Palace circulating on the internet.
Now that the TV series had finished filming and their broadcast time and platform had been decided, it was even harder to avoid leaking.
Everyone was having fun with the comparisons.
Monday February 15th was New Year’s Eve and Zhejiang TV would broadcast ‘Love Through Different Time’ at eight pm. Monday through Friday, two episodes each day.
It was also on that day at 8 pm when Yuezhou TV would begin to broadcast ‘Princess Returning Pearl’ as well as two episodes a day, Monday through Friday.
Youyi and Zhejiang TV would both broadcast ‘Love Through Different Times’ on the internet at the same time with as many episodes.
Shanhai Streaming and Yuezhou would do the same with ‘Princess Returning Pearl’.
This was a death match!
There was no path to retreat left for any party!
Wen Fan, the vice CEO of Calf TV, said in an interview, “’Love Through Different Times’ isn’t afraid of any adversary. On the contrary, we hope that some TV series won’t regret it due to their rating plummeting and their review being affected.”
Lu Xiaofeng and Chu Liuxiang didn’t answer back but the infamous Xin Changkong responded, “The two scripts were written by Teacher Chu Liuxiang, wouldn’t he know which one is better? This time, if ‘Princess Returning Pearl’ is anything worse than ‘Love Through Different Times’ whether it’s in term of rating or viewers on the internet, it would kowtow in front of Calf TV’s entrance and admit I was wrong… but does Mr. Wen dare to do this?”
Wen Fan thought, unless my horse is actually a pig, I would agree to do the same, but who are you? How can you be compared to me?
So nobody responded to that.
Immediately afterward, those mysterious news brokers let one news after another.
“Both Zhejiang TV and Yuezhou TV paid 30 million but Yuezhou TV fall a bit short in term of platform so ‘Princess Returning Pearl’ suffered a bit in term of value.”
“However, it’s different for streaming platforms. Youyi paid 30 million to Calf TV while Zheng Rongrong is a loyal fan of Lu Xiaofeng and Chu Liuxiang so she gave the price of 50 million.”
“In fact, she wanted to completely buy out the online broadcast rights of ‘Princess Returning Pearl’, which meant that only them could stream it online, for the price of 100 million. But neither Teacher Lu nor Teacher Chu agreed.”
“According to some TV stations directors that saw the test screening of both shows, the two series felt the same. ‘Love Through Different Time’ has a broader style but ‘Princess Returning Pearl’ female lead has a charm that couldn’t be put to words.”
“In terms of the series appeal, ‘Princess Returning Pearl’ is definitely bigger as Teacher Chu and Teacher Lu both have millions of fans and Bu Yiyi was the most dazzling Small Flower Dan.”
“But ‘Princess Returning Pearl’ isn’t without worries, just as Calf TV attacks mentioned, Yang Kaixin’s acting skills is a mystery and Xin Changkong’s past deed may push people to not watch ‘Princess Returning Pearl’.”
Compared to the news brokers, the netizens’ opinions were pretty one-sided in support of ‘Princess Returning Pearl’.
“Don’t say it, just do it.”
“Those companies that scam scripts and lie half way through should be viciously punished!”
“Don’t worry Sister Xiaofeng, I’m your loyal fan, my family’s two TVs and six phones will all support you to crush them to death!”
“Right! I’m a big fan of Teacher Chu Liuxiang and he is supporting ‘Princess Returning Pearl’, I also don’t believe he can write a bad story!”
“I think Bu Yiyi is worth seeing more, she’s my goddess!”
“Sadly, why didn’t Bu Yiyi play with Teacher Lu again? It would be great if the two of them formed the golden couple again!”
“+1 on the post above, I think of the golden couple whenever I see them two together!”
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