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  1. How Much for That Reality Company?! What's Behind the Recent Acquisition Spree

    5:00 am 4/4/2014

    It's a full-on smush-fest between the U.S. and Europe as "Jersey Shore's" SallyAnn Salsano scores $50 million for her unscripted company and an overseas TV acquisition boom continues.Read more

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  2. MIPTV: Germany's ARD Takes BBC's Taylor Lautner Sitcom 'Cuckoo'

    4:21 am 3/31/2014

    The German pubweb will air the first two seasons of the sitcom, the first of which starred Andy Samberg, in primetime this fall.Read more

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  3. FremantleMedia Acquires 'Jersey Shore' Creator SallyAnn Salsano's 495 Productions

    12:33 pm 3/26/2014

    The reality producer, whose "Party Down South" just scored a renewal on CMT, sells a 75 percent stake in the company. Read more

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  4. Revenue, Profits Up at German Giant Bertelsmann

    12:20 am 3/26/2014

    The owner of 'American Idol' Producer FremantleMedia, music group BMG and broadcaster RTL Group posts net profits of $1.2 billion for 2013.Read more

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  5. MIPTV: 'Layer Cake' Writer J.J. Connolly to Adapt Wilbur Smith's 'Birds of Prey' Novels for TV

    5:48 am 3/24/2014

    Corona Pictures and FremantleMedia International have teamed up to produce the series, set in Africa during the 17th century.Read more

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  6. CBS and Europe's RTL Launch Male-Focused Channel in Singapore

    1:41 am 3/20/2014

    RTL CBS Extreme will carry CBS series such as “Hawaii Five-O” and “NCIS: Los Angeles” as well as reality shows including "Fear Factor" from RTL's catalog.Read more

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  7. Profits Soar at RTL Group

    11:08 pm 3/5/2014

    The European broadcast giant, which owns "Amercian Idol" producer FremantleMedia, booked $1.3 billion in profits in 2013, a 37.4 percent jump.Read more

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  8. MIPTV: Jamie Oliver's Fresh One Extends FremantleMedia Deal

    5:10 am 3/5/2014

    The FremantleMedia sales arm will bring two fresh shows to the market for buyers in April featuring the British celebrity cook.Read more

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  9. Ryan Seacrest Prods. Taps New President

    5:56 am 2/27/2014

    Veteran producer Eugene Young brings with him big-tent reality TV experience from shows including "American Idol," "America's Got Talent" and "Deal or No Deal."Read more

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  10. 'American Idol' Season 13: New Set Revealed

    1:24 pm 2/14/2014

    "We wanted to capture that immersive feeling," says designer Baz Halpin of the 360-degree stage.Read more

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