Monday Jun 17
FremantleMedia Signs 'Web Therapy,' Package Deals for Germany
FremantleMedia International has signed a series of major deals totaling more than 220 hours of programming, with broadcasters in Germany and Austria, including package deals with ProSiebenSat.1 and RTL Group channels.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley
"American Idol" Hires New Executive Producer
The production company behind American Idol has moved quickly to hire a new executive producer to take over the show.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
'American Idol' Names New Executive Producer
Swedish television executive Pers Blankens steps in for Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick, who recently confirmed their exit from the Fox show.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Broadcasting & Cable
Fates Round Up, Thursday, June 6, 2013
Rachel Brill was promoted June 6 to VP, unscripted programming, TNT Originals . She will oversee development of unscripted series and report to David Eilenberg, senior VP, unscripted development, TNT and TBS.
It's Official: Craig Cegielski Joins Fremantle Media As EVP Scripted, Stefanie Berk SVP
FremantleMedia North America has named Craig Cegielski to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Scripted Programming and Development.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Mipcom unveils keynote line-up reflecting the new golden age of television
MUMBAI: The television trade event Mipcom which is organised by Reed Midem has announced the initial line-up for the Media Mastermind conference programme to take centre-stage in the Palais des Festivals' Grand Auditorium in Cannes.
Second stretch for Wentworth
AUSTRALIAN viewers enamoured with the prison drama Wentworth will get a second dose with the announcement today itA's been commissioned for a second series.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Report: Nigel Lythgoe & Ken Warwick Out at American Idol - 3 Priorities for New EPs
Don't expect Bacharach, Motown and British Invasion themes for Season 13 of American Idol .
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Mipcom: Keynotes from Bravo, FremantleMedia and Amazon Studio Bosses
International television confab Mipcom has lined up another impressive list of keynote speakers for its 2013 edition, with industry luminaries including Bravo and Style Media president Frances Berwick , FremantleMedia CEO Ceclie Frot-Coutaz , Amazon Studio director Roy Price and Relativity Media boss Ryan Kavanaugh set to make the trip to Cannes ... (more)
Thu May 30, 2013
Mariah Carey Out at American Idol: It's Official Now
It's official, daaaahling. Mariah Carey will not return to American Idol, Fox and FremantleMedia have confirmed.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Nicki Minaj not returning to 'American Idol'
The hip-hop diva posted Thursday on Twitter that it was "time to focus on the music," just a few hours after Carey announced she wasn't coming back to the Fox talent competition so that she could focus on her upcoming tour.
New Wizards vs Aliens App Offers the First Synchronized Second Screen ...
Marking the first dedicated second screen experience for a kids' TV show in the U.S., the Wizards vs Aliens app is available now on the App Store, two days prior to the show premiere on Hub Network on June 1, 2013.
Tue May 28, 2013
Fremantlemedia and Karmyog education network launch the first ever Indian Idol Academy
FremantleMedia and KarmYog Education Network today announced a partnership for Indian Idol Academy, a first of its kind performing arts academy for young learners.
Wed May 22, 2013
Former FremantleMedia Exec Renae Garcia Joins Canada's Marblemedia
"As our development slate broadens into the prime-time scripted space, expanding our presence in L.A. is a natural next step," Matt Hornburg, co-CEO and executive producer at Marblemedia, said in a statement.
'X Factor' Saves Big by Replacing Britney Spears
The May 20 hiring of Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio as season-three judges is likely to save Fox and producers FremantleMedia and Cowell's Syco a lot of cash.