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  • FremantleMedia Creates Spain-Based Operation, Taps Nathalie Garcia

    MADRID - FremantleMedia is setting up shop directly in Spain, tapping seasoned TV executive Nathalie Garcia to head up a new Madrid-based office as CEO. Garcia will report directly to FremantleMedia CEO Cecile Frot Coutaz. She is charged with the...
  • Sputtering 'X-Factor' and weak films crimp Fox's profit

    Sputtering 'X-Factor' and weak films crimp Fox's profit
    Media company 21st Century Fox's fiscal second-quarter profit was sliced in half, largely because big-ticket feature films landed with a thud at the box office and the broadcast network continues its uphill slog. Fox's television show "X-Factor" with...
  • CBS gets Thursday football. NBC yanks Michael J. Fox.

    CBS gets Thursday football. NBC yanks Michael J. Fox.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for baseball season. The Skinny: My morning ritual of doing this column while listening to the Dan Patrick show has been disrupted because Patrick is off covering the Olympics for NBC. The guest hosts don't do...
  • TV ratings: 'American Idol' rises; 'Criminal Minds' returns big

    TV ratings: 'American Idol' rises; 'Criminal Minds' returns big
    "American Idol" kicked off its Hollywood stint Wednesday night to higher viewership and its first week-to-week gain among key young adults this season.  "Idol," now in its 13th season, drew 13.3 million viewers overall, up 7% from last week's episode,...
  • Fox Set To Take 'Cosmos' Around The World In Ambitious Global Launch

    21st Century Fox is taking the universe and selling it around the globe. After launching the ambitious "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" on its Fox broadcast network and Nat Geo cable outlet in the U.S., on March 9 and March 10, respectively, the media...
  • FremantleMedia North America Makes David Luner its Main Brand Man (EXCLUSIVE)

    After helping raise the profile of shows like "American Idol" and "The X Factor," David Luner has been promoted to president, brand partnerships and franchise management at FremantleMedia North America. The longtime exec oversees all of FMNA's...
  • 21st Century Fox second-quarter profit falls 12%

    Media company 21st Century Fox's fiscal second-quarter profit dropped 12%, largely because big-ticket feature films landed with a thud at the box office and singing competitions on the Fox TV network have been hitting sour notes. Fox's once-formidable...
  • Simon Cowell Rejoins U.K. Version of 'The X Factor'

    BERLIN -- Simon Cowell is to return as a judge to the British version of "The X Factor," which airs on ITV. Cowell left the series in 2010 when he launched the U.S. version of the show, which airs on Fox. Since his departure the U.K. show's ratings have...
  • Letter from London: From a grim 'Lear' to the promise of 'Spirit'

    Letter from London: From a grim 'Lear' to the promise of 'Spirit'
    LONDON — The early months of a new year tend to be something of a frozen tundra for London theater — but 2014 has already seen some green shoots and the spring season looks set to be lush. That said, the best of the openings so far have been...
  • 'X Factor' canceled in U.S., Simon Cowell returning to U.K. edition

    'X Factor' canceled in U.S., Simon Cowell returning to U.K. edition
    Simon Cowell is closing up shop on the U.S. version of "The X Factor." Fox, along with Syco and FremantleMedia, announced the show has concluded its stateside run after three seasons. “I’ve had a fantastic time over the last 12 years, both...
  • Fox cancels 'The X Factor' after three seasons

    Fox cancels 'The X Factor' after three seasons
    Fox has X'd out "The X Factor." Once hyped as the next "American Idol," Fox has canceled the "The X Factor" after three seasons of shuffling judges and low ratings for the musical talent show. Simon Cowell, who left "American Idol" for "The X Factor,"...