Talkback and Thames labels to join, with Leon Wilson appointed MD
Chigwell’s favourite trio will be back on ITV later this year with a feature length one off Christmas special. Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph reprise their roles as Sharon, Tracey and Dorien in a new adventure for the ladies.
The international award today announced their shortlist, Thames' Britain's Got Talent picked up a nomination for Best Entertainment Show and Retort's Henry IX was nominated for Best Sitcom.
Syco Entertainment and Thames (part of FremantleMedia UK) are to produce a new music show for ITV, it has been announced. Your Song, hosted by Emma Willis, will air on the network this autumn
Kate Harwood, Managing Director of Euston Films (part of FremantleMedia UK) has announced the appointment of Gordon Ronald to the role of Head of Production for Euston Films.
UKTV is returning to Brighton for a second series of Gold’s original scripted comedy The Rebel (6x30’).
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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.