Fremantle Australia

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 […]