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  1. 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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  2. '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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 'Downton Abbey,' 'X Factor' Among Britain's National Television Awards Winners

    4:32 pm PST 01/21/2015
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    The honors were handed out in a star-studded ceremony at the O2 Arena in London, with David Tennant getting a special recognition. READ MORE

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  8. Benedict Cumberbatch, Maggie Smith Among UK's National Television Awards Nominees

    5:02 am PST 01/06/2015
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    Peter Capaldi is the first modern 'Doctor Who' to get snubbed READ MORE

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  9. Sam Smith Calls 'X Factor' "Damaging" for Songwriters

    1:22 am PST 12/30/2014
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    The singer said he would never have auditioned for the TV talent contest READ MORE

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  10. Fox Courting Simon Cowell for a U.S. Comeback (Exclusive)

    7:00 am PST 12/10/2014
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    Network execs fly to London to meet with the reality judge and uber-producer about a new deal READ MORE

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  11. RTL Revenue Drops Amid Weak French Economy, FremantleMedia Challenges

    11:24 pm PST 11/12/2014
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    Europe's leading television group has been aggressively moving into digital media, buying YouTube channels such as StyleHaul READ MORE

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  12. 'Downton Abbey' Beats 'X Factor' in U.K. Ratings for First Time This Season

    2:28 am PST 11/03/2014
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    BBC dance show 'Strictly Come Dancing' widens its ratings lead over the Simon Cowell show READ MORE

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  13. 'X Factor' U.K. Ratings Drop Further as BBC Dance Show Widens Lead

    5:40 am PDT 10/27/2014
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    'Downton Abbey' stays nearly unchanged from the previous week with an overnight audience of 7.8 million READ MORE

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  14. New Reality Shows Fail to Generate Interest at MIPCOM

    6:00 am PDT 10/22/2014
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    'Celebrity Pole Dancing,' anyone? READ MORE

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  15. MIPCOM: 'Arab Idol,' 'Arabs Got Talent' Renewed for Three Seasons

    4:59 am PDT 10/14/2014
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    FremantleMedia and MBC Group extend deal to include 'X Factor' and 'Project Runway' formats READ MORE

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  16. MIPCOM: Simon Cowell Recalls Moment His TV Career Hung in the Balance

    12:08 pm PDT 10/13/2014
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    "Literally, I could feel a million knives about to go into my back" READ MORE

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  17. MIPCOM: 'The X Factor' in the U.K. Sells Worldwide

    1:32 am PDT 10/13/2014
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    The flagship TV talent show that launched a global franchise sells to 147 national territories READ MORE

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  18. Simon Cowell on U.S. 'X Factor': "I Think it Will Come Back Again”

    9:05 pm PDT 10/12/2014
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    The man behind One Direction laments his early bravado — promising audiences of 20 million for the cancelled talent contest — but sees an opportunity for a comeback READ MORE

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  19. BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing' Beats ITV's 'X Factor' in U.K. Ratings Battle

    3:34 am PDT 09/28/2014
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    Simon Cowell's show on Saturday once again drew a bigger audience than 'Doctor Who' though READ MORE

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  20. 'X Factor' Is Most Tweeted-About Show on U.K.‎ TV

    3:12 am PDT 09/25/2014
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    Social media activity boosted ratings for 11 percent of shows, with audiences rising about 2 percent, a study finds READ MORE

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