Remarkable hires ex-Optomen exec

Endemol Shine UK prodco Remarkable has hired a former Optomen Television development exec and promoted an in-house producer to built entertainment and factual teams. Patrick Furlong (left) has joined the Deal or No Deal producer as head of factual, meaning he will oversee the factual slate, while in-house executive producer Richard Hague has been named […]

Fremantle buys into former Endemol exec’s indie

FremantleMedia has bought a 25% stake in Full Fat TV, the indie set up earlier this year by the former boss of Endemol Shine Group-owned indie Remarkable Television, Colette Foster. The agreement gives FremantleMedia a quarter stake in the Birmingham-based UK prodco and an option to increase that in the future. Prior to launching the […]

Boss of Endemol Shine’s Remarkable exiting

Colette Foster, the co-chief of Remarkable Television is exiting the prodco after eight years. Remarkable is one of the largest prodcos in the Endemol Shine UK stable and Foster’s departure is the latest in a string of senior changes following the merger of Endemol and Shine. Foster joined Remarkable in 2007 as an exec producer, […]

News brief: BBC orders 60 more eps of Two Tribes quiz

UK public broadcaster has ordered a second 60-episode series of daytime quiz series Two Tribes. The show is produced by Endemol-owned UK producer Remarkable. A 30-episode first series went out on BBC Two earlier this year. Two Tribes is presented by Richard Osman, the former development executive who has become a well-known face on British […]

BBC orders new gameshow from Endemol

UK pubcaster the BBC has commissioned Two Tribes, a new gameshow from Endemol-owned production company Remarkable. It will be presented by Richard Osman (pictured), who has become a well-known face on British screens after co-hosting another Remarkable BBC gameshow, Pointless. Two Tribes will be a 30x30mins series and launch later this year on the BBC’s […]