Storage Wars - Promo

TV auctioneers Dan and Laura Dotson on casting Storage Wars Canada

“Canada is full of characters, just like anywhere else, and it’s just a matter of sifting them out and saying, okay, here’s a really good guy. He knows what’s he’s doing,” Dan Dotson told Playback.

Plasma TV

Rogers Media greenlights Storage Wars Canada for OLN

Proper Television will produce a local version of the popular A&E reality series based on a format acquired from FremantleMedia.


FremantleMedia acquires Family Harmony

Global producer-distributor FremantleMedia has picked up the singing competition Family Harmony (Un Air de Famille) (pictured), its first acquisition from Quebec.

01-26-11Recipe to Riches Season Finale Judges, Winner and Host

Exclusive: Recipe to Riches format sold to Australia’s Network Ten

Recipe to Riches Australia will debut in spring 2013, and follows an earlier sale by FremantleMedia to Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

01-26-11Recipe to Riches Season Finale Judges, Winner and Host

It’s official: FremantleMedia acquires Recipe to Riches format rights

Rob Clark, director of global entertainment development at FremantleMedia: “We are very much looking forward to bringing local versions of the show to audiences around the world.”


Cookie Jar’s Ella lands FremantleMedia, Disney deals

The Toronto-based entertainment co also awarded U.S. home entertainment rights to Warner Home Video for the CG-animated kids series about a sweet little elephant on big adventures.

11-02-11Ludia copy

Gameco Ludia to hire 100 new staff in Montreal

The FremantleMedia division, based in Montreal, is ramping up its output of games based on TV properties.

Babysitter Vampire

‘Babysitter’ bites off a second season

Teletoon gives Fresh TV the nod for round two of My Babysitter’s a Vampire.

Ludia Fremantlemedia logos

Fremantle buys majority stake in Montreal gameco

FremantleMedia (The Price is Right, Family Feud, American Idol) is expanding its entertainment footprint by upping its existing stake in Montreal-based game company Ludia, which will see the IP owner’s stake raised to 80% by the end of the year.