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Ryan Seacrest In Talks To Buy VH1 Soul…

Ryan Seacrest In Talks To Buy VH1 Soul...

Ryan Seacrest is reportedly is in talks to acquire VH1 Soul (a spinoff of VH1 aimed at soul and R&B fans, and owned by Viacom). THR says the deal is far from done, but talks are in “an advanced stage.”

About a year ago, it was announced that Seacrest planned to follow in Oprah’s footsteps and launch a network of his own, though it doesn’t look like the acquisition of VH1 Soul (if it happens) is in any way part of that plan.

The multi-millionaire is simply adding to his already rich empire of properties apparently.

All thanks to the success of American Idol which got the whole thing started.

Not sure what a Ryan Seacrest ownership of VH1 soul will look like. I don’t have cable, so I don’t watch the channel. I gather it’s primarily a music-centered.

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