Fremantle UK

Label1 co-founder & joint-CEO plans 2023 exit from ‘Five Dates A Week’ firm

Simon Dickson, the co-founder and joint-CEO of Fremantle UK-owned Label1 is to step down from the company next year. Dickson, who set up the Five Dates A Week firm with Lorraine Charker-Phillips in 2015, will continue to work as a consultant executive producer on key titles during the transition. The exec said that he is […]

ITV investigates Ghislaine Maxwell in new Fremantle doc

UK broadcaster ITV has commissioned a documentary feature exploring the allegations of sex trafficking against Ghislaine Maxwell in connection to her relationship with the late, convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Fremantle UK will produce Ghislaine (working title), which will include interviews with key figures at the heart of the scandal, including alleged victims and Maxwell’s […]

Talkback hires Tiger Aspect’s Edmunds as programme director

Former Tiger Aspect exec Kate Edmunds has returned to Fremantle UK’s Talkback label as director of programmes. In her new role, Edmunds will oversee comedy and entertainment projects for the label at the British production arm of the global entertainment group. Edmunds was the director of development at Tiger Aspect and previously worked at Talkback […]

Banijay hires Fremantle UK exec as content head

Banijay Group has appointed Fremantle UK’s head of development Lucas Green as head of content. Green, who was previously development head of Fremantle’s UK label Thames, will join Banijay Group in January 2018 in the newly created role. His exit from Fremantle UK comes as unscripted CEO Liam Humphreys implemented a wide-scale restructure that includes […]