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  1. Petter Testmann-Koch to Head up FremantleMedia in Norway

    1:09 am 12/5/2013

    The veteran producer is currently at Nordisk Film TV, where his credits include “The Voice of Norway” and “71 Degrees North.”Read more

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  2. RTL Group Boosts Earnings at Germany's Bertelsmann

    2:35 am 11/12/2013

    The media giant reported a 19 percent profit gain for the first nine months of 2013, helped by RTL and its FremantleMedia arm, the creator of the "Idol" and "Got Talent" formats.Read more

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  3. Australian Prison Drama 'Wentworth' to Get German Adaptation

    3:05 am 11/7/2013

    The FremantleMedia show set in a women's prison will get a remake from UFA Serial Drama and Fremantle parent RTL Group's RTL network.Read more

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  4. FremantleMedia Acquires Majority Stake in Danish Drama Producer Miso

    2:23 am 11/6/2013

    UPDATED: The RTL Group company behind the "Idol" and "X Factor" formats continues its push into scripted fare with the deal for the Scandinavian firm known for crime thriller "Those Who Kill."Read more

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  5. MIPCOM: FremantleMedia Locks in Multiyear Digital Deal With China's Youku Portal

    10:10 am 10/7/2013

    The partnership will allow their popular reality shows, such as "American Idol" and "X Factor," to stream on the Chinese version of YouTube.Read more

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  6. 'X Factor,' 'Got Talent' Get Global YouTube Channels

    3:11 am 10/3/2013

    Producers FremantleMedia and Syco Entertainment want to draw worldwide eyeballs and advertising revenue with highlights from national shows and original content.Read more

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  7. Bertelsmann Reduces Stake in European Broadcaster RTL to 75.1 Percent

    12:41 am 10/3/2013

    The German media giant sold shares worth around $205 million in the owner of “American Idol” producer FremantleMedia.Read more

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  8. FremantleMedia Takes Stake in Germany's Divimove

    4:26 am 9/25/2013

    The “X Factor” and “Idols” producer strikes a strategic partnership with the German online-only network.Read more

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  9. Mipcom: Format Battles Begin as Sony, ITV, Fremantle Unveil Slates

    5:04 am 9/11/2013

    Love, food, celebrity and a really big boxing glove are in focus as new reality formats vie to be the next big thing. Read more

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  10. Germany's Bertelsmann Reports Record First-Half Operating Profit

    11:27 pm 8/29/2013

    The media giant, owner of Random House, BMG and "American Idol" producer FremantleMedia, also saw net income jump to $557 million, the highest figure in more than a decade. Read more

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