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  1. The New 'American Idol': A Cheeseburger, a Coke and a Smile (And Shut the F--- Up)

    8:00 am 1/13/2014

    Speaking with THR, the show's judges and producers explain how they had to look back in order to move forward with the floundering Fox hit.Read more

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  2. Red Arrow's Jens Richter to Head FremantleMedia International

    9:07 am 12/18/2013

    Richter, who has been key in expanding Red Arrow’s international business, will take over as new CEO of FremantleMedia’s global operations when his current contract expires.Read more

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  3. FremantleMedia Names Ex-Endemol Execs CEOs for Brazil, Spanish-Speaking Americas

    4:13 am 12/11/2013

    Daniela Busoli will head up Fremantle's Brazilian operations, while Adrian Santucho is named the new CEO of FremantleMedia Mexico, U.S. Hispanic and pan-regional productions.Read more

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. '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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  10. 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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