FremantleMedia Australia

FremantleMedia Australia claims I Can Do That!

Six days after Armoza Formats sold I Can Do That! into Brazil, it has closed another deal for the celebrity format, this time with FremantleMedia Australia. The weekly show, which has been picking up traction after MIPCOM, takes eight celebrities and challenges them to learn and then perform show-stopping acts. FMA has acquired Australian rights. […]

Mr & Mrs Murder strikes for DCD

Broadcasters including pay TV operator Viasat have acquired DCD Rights-distributed Australian drama Mr & Mrs Murder. The series, which comes from FremantleMedia Australia in association with Bravado Productions, launched at MIPTV and has now gone to Modern Times Group-owned Viasat for its Viasat Crime channels in Scandinavia. SPI International’s Film Box Channel has taken rights […]

Starz goes wild at Bindi’s Bootcamp

US premium cablenet Starz has bought children’s wildlife game show series Bindi’s Bootcamp from distributor FremantleMedia. Starz channel Starz Kids & Family will debut the FremantleMedia Australia and Sticky Pictures-produced show on May 1, at 6pm ET/PT. It debuted on Australian net ABC3 in July last year,. The wildlife competition show is hosted by Bindi […]

MIPTV News: DCD plots Murder in Cannes

DCD is launching a new murder mystery series about a husband and wife team of crime scene cleaners at MIPTV. Mr & Mrs Murder is a 13x60mins series produced by FremantleMedia Australia and Bravado Productions. In Australia it is on Network Ten. It started airing on the free-to-air network in February with the launch episode […]

News brief: FremantleMedia sells Neighbours into Denmark

Danish public broadcaster DR has inked a long-running deal for Australian daily soap series Neighbours. The series is produced by FremantleMedia Australia and the Danish deal was concluded by FremantleMedia International. DR will strip the series, starting this week, in a day time slot. The deal was concluded by the broadcaster’s acquisitions executive, Kaare Schmidt.