Jeff Boone Joins Fremantle As VP Of Scripted Development

He will be responsible for developing new series.

Reimagining Game Shows For A Multiplatform World At Programming Everywhere

Executives from CBS, Fox Television Stations, Fremantle and Apploff Entertainment to discuss the need for cross-platform interactivity and other strategies to keep viewers more engaged in a panel at TVNewsCheck’s Programming Everywhere conference at the NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 14. Register here.

Fremantle Completes Acquisition Of Asacha Media Group

Fremantle Ups Kimberly Kleid To EVP Of Current Programming

She moves up from SVP, overseeing many of the syndication company’s games shows.

Fremantle Adds eTribez Digital Management Solution Software

eTribez, a provider of digital solutions to the global television, film and digital media industries, has added TV producer/distributor Fremantle to its list of leading international production companies signing adopting eTribez PM, […]

Fremantle HR Boss Nicky Gray Exits After Two Decades With Super-Indie

Fremantle Sets Former ‘X-Factor’ EP Andrew Llinares As New Director Of Global Entertainment

Fremantle Continues Buying Spree With Acquisition Of Natural History Producer Wildstar Films

Fremantle has bought a majority stake (51%) in natural history producer Wildstar Films, continuing the company’s recent buying spree of largely European production companies. The deal is the second big investment for Fremantle in the space of a week. Earlier this month, the company acquired a majority stake in David Glover and Mark Raphael’s factual powerhouse 72 Films, the producers behind 9/11: One Day in America, The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty and All or Nothing: Arsenal.


Fremantle Acquires U.K. Documentary Powerhouse 72 Films

Fremantle Bosses To Give Mipcom Keynote

Mark Deetjen Dies: Fremantle Executive And Buzzr Channel Boss Was 50

Fremantle Bolsters Scripted Department With Two New Hires

Fremantle today announced two new hires to its scripted business. Nyanza Shaw is executive vice president of scripted business and legal affairs, while Jerry Jacobs has joined the company as […]

Fremantle Sets Babita Bahal As Group Head Of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Fremantle Poaches BBC Storyville’s Mandy Chang To Lead New Factual Division

Fremantle Acquires 100% Of Israeli Producer Abot Hameiri


Fremantle Earnings Plummet $66M

Fremantle, the RTL-owned global production empire behind shows including American IdolToo Hot To Handle and We Are Who We Are, suffered a 39% drop in earnings as the coronavirus pandemic wiped out TV shoots across the world.

Whac-A-Mole Game Show In The Works At Mattel Television And Fremantle

Fremantle Games Extend Production Hiatus

Fremantle is the latest company to extend the holiday production hiatus on a number of its shows to protect against the latest surge in COVID-19 numbers. Daytime game shows The Price Is Right and Let’s Make A Deal have extended their breaks coming out of the Christmas holidays. Both were originally set to return to production in the first two weeks of January but will now not start back until the end of the month.

More Studios Pull Out Of Mipcom

Fremantle, ITV Studios and BBC Studios say they will not attend the Mipcom TV market in Cannes (Oct 12-15) amid coronavirus concerns. ITV will host the ITV Studios Fall Festival, a series of virtual content sessions for buyers held over three weeks from Sept. 14.

‘The Storyteller’ Reimagining In Works

Fremantle Kicks Off 2019 With Exec Alignment

Under CEO Jennifer Mullin, Suzanne Lopez appointed COO of North American operations, Tim Grau assumes the role of EVP of business and legal affairs for unscripted, Dan Funk named EVP of unscripted production and Meredith Berens joins as SVP of human resources.

Fremantle Getting Into Scripted Drama Podcasts

TV show producer and distributor Fremantle is making a bet on scripted drama podcasts. With new global label Storyglass, it aims to release eight scripted drama series by the end of next summer. Although release dates haven’t been set, Storyglass has announced two podcast series are ready to go.

EstrellaTV To Produce Spanish-Language ‘Family Feud’

Spanish-language broadcasting network EstrellaTV has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Fremantle to produce the Spanish-language version of Family Feud. EstrellaTV and Fremantle are set to co-produce 100 Latinos Dijeron, […]

Fremantle Signs Saudi Arabia Format Deal

FremantleMedia Rebrands With Mullin At Helm

FremantleMedia has dropped the “Media” from its name and is now simply Fremantle. The name change was announced in the same week that Jennifer Mullin took the reins as CEO of the production and distribution giant.

‘Beat The Clock’ For The YouTube Generation

FremantleMedia North America, the production company best known for keeping American Idol and The Price is Right on the airwaves, commissioned its digital content studio Tiny Riot! last year to begin revamping classic game shows from its library of more than 150 series, such as Password and Body Language, for its ad-supported Buzzr channel on YouTube.

Vice And Fremantle To Launch Online Food Net

Holly Hines Named VP Scripted At Fremantle