FMUK Unscripted CEO Liam Humphreys also appoints Ben Mitchell as Director of Programmes and promotes Cal Turner to Head of Popular Factual.
BBC One has announced the commission of a 1x60’ pilot, The Recording Studio (WT) from Boundless (part of FremantleMedia UK).
Euston Films and UFA Fiction to Co-produce the Compelling New Series
TV2 has commissioned Keith Lemon: Coming In America, from Talkback, part of FremantleMedia UK. The 6x45’ comedy series will air on ITV2 in 2018 and will follow the irrepressible Keith Lemon, as he and some of his best loved sketch show characters, head to L.A. to try to break America.
Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan return to host
Series 2 launches with a celebrity special starring Stacey Solomon and Joe Swash
Take Me Out, the most successful Saturday night dating show returns early 2018 for its tenth series. Hosted by the King of dating, Paddy McGuinness, the new series is to air with two special episodes to celebrate 10 years of dating success.
Our aim is to be the UK’s most innovative creative content business.
FremantleMedia UK, formerly independent production company talkbackTHAMES, is the UK production arm of FremantleMedia, the global production and content business of the RTL Group, Europe’s largest television and radio company.
FremantleMedia UK, consists of a group of labels, producing some of the UK’s most successful shows: Boundless, Euston Films, Retort, Talkback, Thames and Shotglass Media encompassing all digital and social media activity for FMUK’s programmes.
Liam Humphreys is the CEO of FremantleMedia UK Unscripted, overseeing Boundless (Hannah Wyatt MD), Talkback (Leon Wilson MD) and Thames (Richard Holloway MD). Scripted labels Euston Films (Kate Harwood MD) and Retort (Jon Rolph MD) report directly to Cecile Frot-Coutaz, FremantleMedia’s Group CEO.
Across the group the labels provide award winning programming for all major terrestrial, digital channels and digital outlets, with an unparalleled range of programming including: The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, Celebrity Juice, Take Me Out, Through the Keyhole, The Apprentice, You’re Fired, Sarah Beeny’s Four Rooms, Grand Designs, Birds of a Feather, Great British Railway Journeys, The Keith and Paddy Picture Show, QI and digital work for programmes including The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent and The Apprentice. The group aired 397 hours of first-run programming in 2016.