Abot Hameiri

Fremantle prodco details claim against Banijay

FremantleMedia-backed Israeli prodco Abot Hameiri is claiming an initial £42,528 (US$52,700) from Banijay Group in the formats dispute between the pair. The sum, revealed in the official legal documents, is what Tel Aviv-based Abot Hameiri estimates to be the net profit from the sale of the All Against 1 format to Danish pubcaster DR, plus […]

RTL sets up German Power Couple

German free TV powerhouse RTL has ordered a local version of the Israeli-originated format Power Couple. The reality show, which will be called Das Sommerhaus der Stars – Kampf der Promipaare in Germany, will launch on RTL in a primetime slot next month. The show will run to four 90-minute episodes. The format has celebrity […]

FremantleMedia buys Israeli prodco

FremantleMedia has continued its spending spree by acquiring a majority stake in Israeli formats producer Abot Hameiri. FremantleMedia has moved to buy 51% of the firm for an undisclosed amount, which means it will sell Hameiri’s programming internationally going forwards. Hameiri co-founders Eitan and Guy Hameiri established their company in 2006, and have gone on […]