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  • The X Factor: Judges' Houses Saturday at 8.20pm and Sunday at 7.00pm
  • Escape to the Country Weekdays at 3pm
  • Your Face or Mine Wednesdays at 8pm
  • The Apprentice Wednesdays at 9pm
  • Grand Designs Wednesdays at 9pm
  • You're Fired Wednesdays at 10pm
  • Celebrity Juice Thursdays at 10pm
  • QI Series 'O' Friday at 10pm
  • Your Song Sunday at 9pm

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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.

At FremantleMedia UK, we are committed to finding the most talented people across all areas of our business.
“This is the most creatively engaging job I’ve ever had, and I’m constantly challenged to develop and expand my ideas.” Amelia Wilson, development runner with Thames