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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Revenue Down But Profits Soar At RTL Group

    11:33 pm 8/21/2013

    First half profits hit near record highs for parent company of “X Factor” producer FremantleMedia.Read more

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  4. New 'American Idol' Producers Vow to 'Freshen Things Up' (Q&A)

    5:00 am 8/14/2013

    "Chemistry" matters, say the Den of Thieves duo as they take on MTV's VMAs before trying to reboot the aging power. Plus: their thoughts on performances by Kanye West, Adam Lambert and David Cook. Read more

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  5. CBS, Europe's RTL Group Partner on Asian TV Channels

    9:22 am 8/13/2013

    The joint venture will see the big TV companies launch two thematic networks in up to 29 Asian markets.Read more

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  6. 'Idol' Judge Update: Jennifer Lopez, Will.i.am Among Contenders

    3:00 pm 7/25/2013

    Negotiations are heating up as the Fox show tries to nail down a panel, which may -- or may not -- include a series alum.Read more

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  7. FremantleMedia International CEO David Ellender to Exit

    2:11 am 7/18/2013

    He spent 12 years at the RTL Group unit, which produces such format hits as "American Idol" and "The X Factor."Read more

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  8. 'The Voice' Executive Jumps to 'Idol' Producer Fremantle

    2:53 am 7/11/2013

    Former Talpa Media manager Diana Buddingh takes over as global entertainment production boss of the giant that is also behind "X Factor" and "Got Talent."Read more

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  9. Simon Cowell's Syco, FremantleMedia to Launch 'Afghanistan's Got Talent'

    5:01 am 6/27/2013

    The 55th local version of the hit competition show will start later this year and make "Talent" the most adapted format worldwide.Read more

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  10. Fremantle Sells 'The X Factor' to Fox in Russia, Eastern Europe

    4:18 am 6/24/2013

    Fox International Channels takes the U.S. version of the hit talent show for Russia, Poland and the CIS region, while RTL Klub picks up three seasons of "X Factor" for Hungary.Read more

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