Theme Song and Other Production Music

Catalog includes the theme song for the show Blue Collar Millionaires, which was just renewed for a second season. 

$32,500

closing price

Auction Closed

Top Bid: Larry R

Historic royalty income is no indication of future royalty income. Future royalty income is dependent upon future sales and licensing revenue generated by the sound recordings or compositions associated with this listing.

Starting Price: $15,500
Bidding Increment: $1,000
Closing Price: $32,500
End Date: Oct 03, 2016, 3:06 PM MDT
Investment Term: Life of author + 70 years
Past 4 Quarters' Royalties: $7,718
First Payment: November 2016
Royalty Type: Public Performance
Fees: $75 ASCAP Assignment Fee

Description

Bid on 90% of the Seller's songwriter interest in public performance royalties generated by a catalog of production music that has been used in over 100 television shows. These songs have appeared on shows including Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, Teen Mom, Jersey Shore, and Blue Collar Millionaires.

The music played in the background during television shows is considered production music. This music is sometimes overlooked by the audience, but can be a consistent royalty income producer. This auction includes the theme song for the show Blue Collar Millionaires, which airs on CSNBC, and every time an episode plays on television the theme song will generate a royalty payment for the winner.

ASCAP will distribute the royalties to the winner of this auction on a quarterly basis. The winner of the auction will receive the first royalty check in November. In the past 12 months this catalog has generated $7,718. More detailed information can be found in the “Financials” tab.

What is being sold?

90% of Seller's interest in the songwriter's share of public performance royalties for a catalog of songs administered by ASCAP. The financials represented in the listing reflect 90% of the royalties earned by this asset. That means if you owned the asset available for auction in 2015, you would have earned $10,152 of royalties.

how does this asset make money?

Every time a network airs a television show that uses any of the songs in this catalog the asset generates a public performance royalty. This means every time Blue Collar Millionaires, or any other show, uses a song from this catalog and airs on television, you earn money.

what is interesting about this asset?

One of the highlights of this catalog is the track titled “Ramrod”, which is the theme song for the TV show Blue Collar Millionaires, which airs on CSNBC and was just renewed for a second season. That means every time an episode of Blue Collar Millionaires airs on television, you will earn a royalty.

Another track included in the catalog has been used in Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways, which airs on HBO. In 2015 this show won multiple Primetime Emmy Awards, including the Emmy for Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming and Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming. In addition to winning 4 Emmy Awards, the show also won the 2015 Cinema Audio Society USA award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television - Non-fiction, Variety or Music Series or Specials.

This catalog has enjoyed consistent use in the popular MTV shows Ridiculousness, Jersey Shore, and Teen Mom. Additionally, this catalog has been used in subsequent spin-offs of the original Teen Mom series, including Teen Mom 2, Teen Mom 3, and Teen Mom OG.

what rights are included?

about the royalty distributors

ASCAP is the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), a membership association of more than 575,000 composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers of every kind of music. Through agreements with affiliated international societies, ASCAP also represents hundreds of thousands of music creators worldwide.

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