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  1. FremantleMedia Buys Majority Stake in Israeli Production Firm

    2:03 am PST 01/21/2016
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    Abot Hameiri specializes in entertainment formats, including the Israeli versions of 'The X Factor,' 'Survivor' and 'Amazing Race.' READ MORE

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  2. 'X Factor' U.K. Season Finale Draws Lowest Ratings Ever Despite Adele, One Direction Performances

    3:43 am PST 12/14/2015
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    The boy band performed on the Simon Cowell show on ITV before going on an extended hiatus. READ MORE

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  3. Simon Cowell Feted at London Music Industry Event

    4:54 pm PST 11/02/2015
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    One Direction, Leona Lewis and others came out for the annual Music Industry Trusts Award gala, with Harvey Weinstein, Oprah, Kevin Spacey, James Corden and Sony's Michael Lynton appearing in a video tribute. READ MORE

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  4. Did Adele Just Preview a New Song During 'The X Factor' U.K.?

    7:37 am PDT 10/19/2015
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    In the nearly 30-second song preview, the British singer gives a soulful delivery over simple piano chords. READ MORE

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  5. 'X Factor' Producer Talks Show's U.K. Future, Simon Cowell, Netflix

    3:37 pm PDT 09/22/2015
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    Richard Holloway also discusses 'Britain's Got Talent' and changing viewing habits in the digital age. READ MORE

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  6. ITV 'X Factor' U.K. Ratings Concerns "Overdone," Analyst Says

    2:36 am PDT 09/07/2015
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    The British TV giant's stock has dropped more than 10 percent in recent weeks amid worries about the talent show's audience and TV advertising, says Liberum's Ian Whittaker. READ MORE

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  7. 'X Factor' U.K. Draws Lowest Season-Debut Ratings Since 2006

    5:26 am PDT 09/01/2015
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    The Simon Cowell singing competition, which added Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw as judges this season, had a dominant TV audience share, though. READ MORE

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  8. Sky Italia Signs Three-Year Extension of ‘X Factor’ and ‘Italia’s Got Talent’

    9:05 am PDT 08/29/2015
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    Italy’s leading Pay-TV provider extended its current deal with FremantleMedia through 2018. READ MORE

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  9. BBC Orders Car-Themed Game Show With 'Top Gear's' The Stig

    3:59 am PDT 08/11/2015
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    Former U.K. 'X Factor' presenter Dermot O'Leary will host Saturday night entertainment show 'The Getaway Car.' READ MORE

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  10. David Hill to Step Down From 21st Century Fox Executive Post

    9:04 am PDT 06/23/2015
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    The longtime executive's new company will be backed by Fox and called Hilly. READ MORE

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  11. Rita Ora, BBC Radio Host Nick Grimshaw to Join U.K. 'X Factor' as Judges

    1:06 am PDT 06/16/2015
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    Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini will return for the latest season of the ITV show, for which Caroline Flack and Olly Murs will serve as hosts. READ MORE

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  12. L.A. Reid Says 'X Factor' Is "The Worst Thing I've Ever Done"

    3:33 pm PDT 06/06/2015
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    "The truth is: 'The Voice' cleaned our clock," Reid said. READ MORE

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  13. Former 'X Factor' Contestant Sues Claiming Audition Was "Altered"

    6:30 pm PDT 05/22/2015
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    Sally Hessnice says the producers of the Simon Cowell singing competition distorted her voice and manipulated footage of her audience. READ MORE

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  14. Sophie Tweed-Simmons Joins Indie Musical 'Country Crush' (Exclusive)

    1:01 pm PDT 04/23/2015
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    Gene Simmons' daughter will sing in the romantic drama. READ MORE

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  15. MIPTV: FremantleMedia Signs Chinese Joint Venture With Shanghai Media Group

    6:56 am PDT 04/13/2015
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    Fremantle, producer of shows such as 'The X Factor' and 'Got Talent,' will create entertainment formats specifically for the Chinese market. READ MORE

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  16. 'X Factor' U.K. Host Dermot O'Leary Quits

    12:30 pm PDT 03/27/2015
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    His departure after eight years fuels some speculation that he could be in the running to host BBC hit show 'Top Gear.' READ MORE

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  17. Natalia Kills Breaks 'X Factor' Silence: "There Are Many Sides to This Story"

    1:58 pm PDT 03/18/2015
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    "I love my husband with all of my heart, we'll stick together no matter what," says Kills of Willy Moon, who was also fired from the reality show. READ MORE

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  18. Pop Stars Fired From 'X-Factor' New Zealand After Bizarre Rant (Video)

    2:20 pm PDT 03/16/2015
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    The two judges were let go after going on the most confusing tirade of 2015. READ MORE

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  19. RTL 2014 Earnings Fall Amid Weaker Results at 'X Factor' Producer FremantleMedia

    1:57 am PST 03/05/2015
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    The cancellation of Fox's U.S. version of the singing show and weaker 'American Idol' returns hurt results at the production arm, while the European TV giant's digital businesses are growing. READ MORE

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  20. FremantleMedia Takes Majority Stake in MCN Group Divimove

    1:08 am PST 01/23/2015
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    The Berlin-based company claims to be Europe's leading multi-channel network, with 80 million subscribers. READ MORE

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