FremantleMedia is creator, producer and distributor of television entertainment brands. FremantleMedia is part of European entertainment network RTL Group, which is in turn majority-owned by the international media company Bertelsmann. The FremantleMedia Group (which includes FremantleMedia North America, UFA, FremantleMedia UK, FremantleMedia Australia, Ludia, and Original Productions, among others) has global network with operations in 22 countries, creating over 9,200 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 60 formats and managing over 300 individual titles. The company also distributes more than 20,000 hours of content in over 150 countries. FremantleMedia catalogue includes: Idols, Hole In The Wall, Got Talent (co-produced with Syco in the UK and the US), The X Factor (co-produced with Syco in the UK and the US), Take Me Out, Family Feud, The Price is Right, Farmer Wants A Wife, Gute Zeiten Schlechte Zeiten, Neighbours and more.

CEO: Cecile Frot-Coutaz

'Match Game' Season 2 Premiere on ABC

Alec Baldwin in Match Game

ABC's 'Match Game' returns for season two on Wednesday, January 4 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), with Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin.

Produced by FremantleMedia North America, 'Match Game' features four contestants each week vying for the chance to win $25,000, as they attempt to match the answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in-the-missing-blank.


MIPCOM 2016: A to Z list of formats launching global sales in Cannes.

Melvin Odoom in Bang on the Money

New shows by FremantleMedia launching at MIPTV 2016.

Aaron Bodden in La Banda

"Search for the Latino One Direction" in numbers. Rating performance of FremantleMedia's new talent format on Univision.

'Das Supertalent' Season 9 Finale on RTL

Bruce Darnell, Inka Bause and Dieter Bohlen in Das Supertalent

German 'Das Supertalent' concludes 9th season in a live show on December 12 (8:15-12:00 CET) on RTL. Dozen of biggest talents perform for a chance to win 100 000 Euro and contract to perform in Las Vegas. Only audience votes in the final show.

'Das Supertalent' is an adaptation of 'Got Talent' format by FremantleMedia.

Daniel Hartwich hosts the German version of the show and Inka Bause, Bruce Darnell and Dieter Bohlen judge.

Rayvon Owen, American Idol

Rating history of the show that used to win TV seasons in the most relevant 18-49 target group.

'Deutschland sucht den Superstar' Season 12 Finale on RTL

Heino, DJ Antoine, Mandy Capristo and Dieter Bohlen in Deutschland sucht den Superstar

German broadcaster RTL concludes the 12th season of 'Deutschland sucht den Superstar' on Saturday, May 16 (8:15-11:15 PM).

More than 30 000 candidates have applied to become Germany's next superstar and 34 of them have made it to the Recall to Thailand. Finally, best of the best sing in the big live season finale in ÖVB Arena in Bremen.

'Deutschland sucht den Superstar' (aka DSDS) is an adaptation of FremantleMedia's singing competition format 'Idols'. Heino, DJ Antoine, Mandy Capristo and Dieter Bohlen and judges and Oliver Geissen is the host.

Jens Richter

Interview. CEO of FremantleMedia International talks about trends and his main tasks.


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