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  • MIPTV: FremantleMedia Pacts with 'Deal or No Deal' Creator Dick De Rijk

    CANNES -- FremantleMedia, whose formats include "Idols," "The X Factor" and "Got Talent," has inked an exclusive multi-year co-development deal with Dick De Rijk, the creator of "Deal or No Deal." De Rijk developed several hit formats during his...
  • Does 'American Idol' Ebb Mean Music's Over for Fox?

    The season-to-date primetime rankings may tell a different story, but there's no question Fox is limping to the finish of the 2013-14 television season. After good audience response to newcomer "Sleepy Hollow" in the fall, Fox's start to 2014 was rocky....
  • As Murdoch's sons rise, Chase Carey still has hand on the wheel

    Watchers of Rupert Murdoch's empire are busy scrutinizing the new roles of his children Lachlan and James in an attempt to determine which may be the front runner to eventually succeed the media mogul. But as far as the day-to-day operations of 21st...
  • RTL Group's Asian Operations Starting to Take Off

    Compared with its U.S. counterparts, RTL Group was a latecomer in South and East Asia. While HBO has been implanted in the region for some 20 years, the media giant just made its first move in 2012. RTL Group chose the frenetic Indian market for its...
  • RTL Group Toppers: Quality Is No. 1 for Global Success

    At MIP TV, Anke Schaeferkordt and Guillaume de Posch, co-CEOs of RTL Group, will be feted with Variety's Achievement in International TV Award, which recognizes creativity, leadership and business acumen within the global TV industry. The award will be...
  • FremantleMedia Puts Focus on Growing Drama Production

    RTL group's global production and distribution arm FremantleMedia is best known for its reality competition shows, such as "The X Factor," pictured above, and "Got Talent" franchises, but there's much more to it than that. Last year, FremantleMedia...
  • ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown

    ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown
    Broad of shoulder and booming of voice, Bob Romeo is a memorable guy with a seemingly memorable job title: chief executive of the Academy of Country Music. Based in Encino, it's one of that genre's two principal trade groups along with Nashville's...
  • Zedd pursues a 'Divergent' path with 'Find You'

    Zedd pursues a 'Divergent' path with 'Find You'
    In Zedd's latest club number, "Find You," he implores the listener to "turn up your night." The Russian-born DJ and producer's electro-house number is a quintessential dance club anthem, but there's also something more at work here than just the same...
  • 'X Factor': Will cancellation hurt Alex & Sierra?

    'X Factor': Will cancellation hurt Alex & Sierra?
    "American Idol" is moving toward announcing its finalists next week. But you may still be thinking about the other Fox singing contest, "The X Factor," which was canceled last week. What could that show's end mean to Alex & Sierra, the Central Florida...
  • Former Fremantle Exec David Ellender Launches L.A.-based Slingshot

    LONDON -- Former FremantleMedia topper David Ellender has launched Los Angeles-based television company Slingshot Global Media, which will focus on scripted shows for the U.S. and global market. Slingshot, which has been financed by private investment...
  • Simon Cowell crosses the Atlantic to welcome baby son Eric

    Simon Cowell crosses the Atlantic to welcome baby son Eric
    Simon Cowell raced across the Atlantic Ocean on Friday and it was worth the effort: His son with girlfriend Lauren Silverman was born in New York on Valentine's Day. Cowell, 54, hopped a jet in London after getting word that Silverman was in labor and...