FremantleMedia Enterprises

  1. Pepsi to Showcase 'X Factor' Winner in Super Bowl TV Ad

    August 08, 2011 6:29 AM EDT A significant new element to Pepsi's sponsorship of "The X Factor" has raised the stakes for contestants on the Fox singing competition show: The soft-drink giant says it will feature the winner in a Pepsi TV ad that will air duri ...

  2. Pepsi to Feature 'X Factor' Winner in Super Bowl Ad

    August 05, 2011 11:12 AM EDT A significant new element to Pepsi's sponsorship of " The X Factor " has raised the stakes for contestants on the Fox singing competition show: The soft-drink giant says it will feature the winner in a Pepsi TV ad that will air duri ...

  3. Ozzfest Gets Official Magazine

    July 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. magazine publisher Future is to mark the one-off British leg of Ozzfest in September with a special edition of Metal Hammer. The special edition, Metal Hammer: Presents Ozzfest, is in stores from Aug. 16 priced £7.99 ($12.32) and it will be a ...

  4. 'Abbey Road' Season 3 Sold To Sundance, C4

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has again sold its U.K. music program "Live From Abbey Road" to the Sundance Channel in the U.S. and Channel 4 in the U.K. The third series has 12 hour-long episodes featuring intimate interview, rehearsa ...

  5. 'Idol' Goes Virtual Via Habbo

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" is about to enter the virtual-world space - can a Sanjaya avatar be far behind? On Jan. 30, the Fox ratings juggernaut will launch an "Idol"-branded locale within Habbo, one of a handful of increasingly popular ...

  6. Britney Film To Air On U.K. Channel Sky 1

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Digital satellite channel Sky 1 has secured exclusive U.K. broadcast rights to the Britney Spears special, "Britney: For The Record." The 90-minute film will follow the singer as she records and promotes her new album, "Circus" ...

  7. Police, Smokey Light Up Costello's 'Spectacle'

    July 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Police will appear on an episode of "Spectacle: Elvis Costello with...," Canadian television network CTV said today. The episode will be taped in New York next month. The timing of the taping will coincide with the end of the veteran ...

  8. More 'Bollocks' On DVD, TV

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The first-ever full-length in-concert Sex Pistols title to be authorized by the band is due to appear this summer. "The Sex Pistols-There'll Always be an England" features the pioneering punk outfit's original line-up of Johnny ...

  9. Costello To Host 'Spectacle'

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Singer Elvis Costello is teaming up with Elton John to create a television program that will provide a forum for discussions and performances by "the most interesting and influential artists and personalities of our time." The show, call ...

  10. Abbey Road TV Series To Embrace Unsigned Bands

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Live From Abbey Road" (LFAR), the fly-on-the-wall music-TV series recorded at the iconic London recording studios, looks set to extend the resources used for filming A-List artists to unsigned acts. Michael Gleason, LFAR's co-produ ...

  11. Compact Collects Artist Manager Glover

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran artist manager John Glover of London-based Blueprint Management has joined independent administration and worldwide rights collection agency Compact Collections. Glover says the move marks the next step in the restructuring and expansion o ...

  12. FremantleMedia Rides Wave Of 'Abbey Road' Sales

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "Live from Abbey Road," FremantleMedia Enterprises' independently-produced music TV series, has been picked up by a host of international broadcasters. Launched at last year's MIPCOM TV and film market in Cannes, the series is ...

  13. The 'American' Way

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT From the start, Fox's "American Idol" has had some of the most popular kids on the marketing playground in its corner. Coca-Cola, Cingular (now called AT&T) and Ford all jumped in as the show's sponsors in the first two sea ...

  14. Sellar Splits With MMF

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST James Sellar is exiting as general secretary of London-based trade body the Music Managers Forum, with effect from Dec. 11. He will join London-based rights organization Compact Collections in the rol James Sellar is exiting as general secretary o ...