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Fremantle makes multiple hires

Fremantle has appointed Matt Katrosar as its new Senior Vice President of Global Ad Sales and Strategy, based in Los Angeles, reporting to Jens Richter, CEO, Commercial and International. In the newly created role, Katrosar will be responsible for driving FAST and AVoD channels, broadcast, social and content revenue growth. Katrosar joins Fremantle from Telly […]

May 22, 2024

Fremantle acquires Asacha Media Group

Fremantle has announced the completion of its acquisition of the leading global production studio Asacha Media Group and its portfolio of labels based in France, Italy and the UK. The deal sees Fremantle acquire the Group from Asacha’s founding partners, managers and funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management Asacha is made up of eight distinct […]

March 25, 2024

Fremantle to acquire Asacha Media Group

Fremantle has entered into a conditional purchase agreement to acquire production studio Asacha Media Group and its portfolio of labels based in France, Italy and the UK. The deal sees Fremantle acquire the Group from Asacha’s founding partners, managers and funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management Asacha is made up of eight labels across scripted, […]

February 20, 2024

Fremantle acquires majority stake in Beach House

Fremantle has acquired a majority stake investment in one of Asia’s largest independent TV and Film production companies, Beach House Pictures. Financial details were not disclosed. Founded in 2005 by producers Donovan Chan and Jocelyn Little, Beach House Pictures (BHP) specialises in creating and co-financing original IP across scripted and non-scripted content, entertainment and brand-funded […]

February 8, 2024

Max orders Chasing Flavor

Celebrity chef and best-selling author Carla Hall will take Max viewers on a global adventure to explore the roots of popular dishes within American food culture on the original Max series Chasing Flavor. Beginning on February 1st 2024, Max subcribers can follow along as Hall’s curiosity about some of America’s most delicious dishes from chicken […]

December 22, 2023

Garcia heads ITV Studios Iberia

ITV Studios has announced that entertainment executive Nathalie Garcia is joining its international production group as Managing Director of ITV Studios Iberia, effective November 1st. The new entity will be the exclusive home of ITV Studios’ formats in Spain such as The Voice (La Voz), The Voice Kids (La Voz Kids) and The Chase (El […]

October 9, 2023

Wonder Women Conference to be held with support from BAFTA

This October, the celebrated and empowering women’s network, Wonder Women TV, will hold their inaugural all-day Wonder Women Conference supported by BAFTA at their 195 Piccadilly HQ. WW is leading the charge in supporting freelancers with a full day of game-changing, career-enhancing leadership and development training during the biggest unscripted crisis in history. This inspirational […]

September 25, 2023

Germany: Fremantle, RTL expand Jamie Oliver offering

Fremantle has announced an output deal for Jamie Oliver programming and lifestyle content with RTL Deutschland. The multi-year agreement will see RTL Deutschland become the exclusive home of Jamie Oliver’s entire portfolio of shows in Germany, having secured exclusive rights for pay-TV, Free TV, and streaming via AVoD and SVoD. The new deal will allow […]

September 19, 2023

Fremantle acquires Sisters Interrupted doc

Fremantle has acquired the global distribution rights for the insightful feature documentary Sisters Interrupted, uncovering the story of two sisters, one condition, and hundreds of years of stigma. Filmed over three years by an all-female production team, Sisters Interrupted will receive its UK premiere at Raindance Film Festival on November 1st. Directed by Caroline Sharp, […]

September 13, 2023

Apple TV+ lands Where’s Wanda?

Apple TV+ has announced its first German-language series, produced by UFA Fiction, with eight-episode dark comedy Where’s Wanda?, starring Heike Makatsch, Axel Stein, Lea Drinda, Leo Simon, Palina Rojinski and Nikeata Thompson. Where’s Wanda?tells the story of Dedo and Carlotta Klatt, who are desperate to locate their missing daughter months after her disappearance. When the […]

September 8, 2023