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…
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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."
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.
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 has tapped a news head of gambling as it continues to diversify its revenue sources.
Leif Reinstein has been tapped VP of business and legal affairs, a newly created position, at FremantleMedia.
FremantleMedia is launching Oliver Stone's "The Untold History of the United States" to buyers at Mipcom today with a private Q&A session for around 150 acquisitions execs hosted by David Frost.
U.K.-based conglom FremantleMedia Enterprises, well-known for its global stable of unscripted fare, is looking to expand its footprint in the drama arena.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%