The Fashion Fund

Fox scores Condé Naste first-look scripted deal

Twentieth Century Fox Television has scored a first-look deal for scripted projects from the entertainment arm of magazine publisher Condé Naste. The deal marks the first such agreement for Condé Nate Entertainment (CNE). The division is better known for unscripted series such as Ovation’s reality series The Fashion Fund, though it is working with The […]

FremantleMedia’s Aussie drama in maiden Filipino deal

FremantleMedia-distributed Australian drama Winners and Losers has been picked up by a Filipino free-TV network – a deal that’s said to mark the first time such an agreement has taken place. Local broadcast and cable channel operator Solar Entertainment has acquired seasons one to three of the series, which has already sold to the likes […]

Power Play: why celebs are becoming execs

As the global media superpowers march into ever more sectors, A-list actors, musicians, fashion gurus and novelists are taking control of television projects. Jesse Whittock reports on the rise of the celebrity superproducer. In the past, the glamorous worlds of film, sport, pop music and fashion looked down their noses at TV from behind the […]