LONDON — David Ellender, CEO of FremantleMedia Intl., has ankled the company. Ellender, who has been at FremantleMedia for 12 years, had decided to leave “to pursue new challenges,” Cecile…
FremantleMedia, whose TV formats include "Idols," "Got Talent" and "The X Factor," has tapped Keith Hindle as CEO of its newly created Digital & Branded Entertainment division.
Distributor FremantleMedia Enterprises has acquired rights to adapt French zombie series "Les Revenants" for the global market, with the working title "They Came Back."
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CANNES -- The international TV biz is becoming a high-stakes game similar to making features, according to the new head of FremantleMedia.
FremantleMedia Enterprises has signed a first-look deal with Pukeko Pictures, the TV affiliate of "Lord of the Rings" production shingle Weta Workshop, to develop scripted television series.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has inked a deal with ABC to air the reality show "Bud United presents: The Big Time" in January.
FremantleMedia is to double its investment in children's and family fare following the success of tyke shows such as "My Babysitter's a Vampire."
FremantleMedia Enterprises is moving in an edgier direction.
FremantleMedia has tapped a news head of gambling as it continues to diversify its revenue sources.
FremantleMedia North America has tapped Maureen FitzPatrick senior VP of comedy development.