Fremantle Australia

Fremantle Oz hires ABC’s former head of entertainment & factual as unscripted chief

Fremantle has hired the ABC’s former head of entertainment & factual to lead its unscripted output in Australia. Josie Mason Campbell becomes head of unscripted and will oversee development, creative and production for Fremantle Australia. The exec has most recently been working as a consultant, having left the ABC in 2020 following a restructuring, and […]

Fremantle Australia places entertainment, reality & game shows under Eureka

Fremantle Australia is restructuring its operations to bring the development and production of all entertainment, reality, and game show formats under Eureka Productions. As part of the changes, Fremantle Australia’s interim CEO, Greg Woods, has taken on the CEO role permanently. He will lead the other side of the Australian business, which will focus on […]

Fremantle Australia’s unscripted chief Caroline Spencer to step down

Longstanding Fremantle Australia exec Caroline Spencer is to step down from her role overseeing unscripted programming. Spencer has been with Fremantle for a decade but is to exit as director of unscripted at the end of September, having been behind shows including Project Runway, The Biggest Loser and MasterChef Australia. She also had a stint […]

Fremantle Australia, Keshet Int’l strike formats deal

Fremantle Australia has struck a first-look deal with Keshet International, giving them access to the Israeli distributor’s non-scripted formats catalogue for Australia and New Zealand. The deal is the first of its kind between Keshet International and Fremantle, and covers rights to KI’s unscripted formats catalogue, which includes TBI MIPCOM Hot Pick Showdown – Aviv/Eyal, […]

Fremantle Oz hires content director

Fremantle Australia & New Zealand has appointed Jennifer Collins as the director of content for its Australian business. From next week Collins will be responsible for the development and production slates for both scripted and unscripted programming, creating a consolidated strategy across genres. Her primary focus will be to build depth to Fremantle’s offering and […]

ITVS Oz appoints Fremantle’s Hart as content head

ITV Studios Australia (ITVSA) has appointed FremantleMedia Australia (FMA)’s Beth Hart as head of content. Hart will be responsible for all ITVSA commissioned shows. She will begin her role in September. Hart has worked in both the UK and Australia on a range of top-rated shows. Her UK executive producer credits include The X Factor, Hell’s […]