Man Alive Entertainment

Fremantle buys into Bend It TV

FremantleMedia has bought a 25% stake in scripted prodco Bend It Television. This is the latest in a long line of similar investment deals RTL Group-owned Fremantle has closed under CEO Cecile Frot-Coutaz. Kenyan-born British film veteran Gurinder Chadha is behind Bend It. Her credits include Bend It Like Beckham, Bride and Prejudice and Angus, […]

FremantleMedia backs new drama producer

FremantleMedia has taken a 25% stake in Dancing Ledge, a new scripted indie. Feelgood Fiction founder and creative director Laurence Bowen has created Dancing Ledge, which will be based in Notting Hill, London. The company launches with a development deal in place with popular actor Martin Freeman (Lord of the Rings, Fargo), and will add […]

Fremantle backs former C4 exec’s indie

FremantleMedia has invested in Man Alive Entertainment, a new indie prodco set up by former Channel 4 head of entertainment Justin Gorman. The new UK-based indie will make factual, factual entertainment, quiz and gameshows. Gorman’s credits while at UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4 include The Million Pound Drop Live and Alan Carr Chatty Man. Prior […]