CKX 8-K 2009
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On July 7, 2009, CKX, Inc. (the "Company") entered into two agreements with Ryan Seacrest, the host of American Idol, and certain of his affiliates to (i) ensure Mr. Seacrest’s services for future seasons of American Idol and acquire Mr. Seacrest’s prime time television network exclusivity for future potential projects during the term of the agreement, and (ii) obtain the right to use Mr. Seacrest’s personal goodwill, merchandising rights, rights to his name, voice and image, and rights of publicity and promotion related to American Idol.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.