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FremantleMedia UK


FremantleMedia UK, formerly known as talkbackTHAMES, is the UK production arm of FremantleMedia.

The company was formed in January 2012 when talkbackTHAMES was restructured under the umbrella FremantleMedia UK, with each label managed by creative leaders including Richard Holloway, Leon Wilson, Jon Rolph, Patrick Holland, Paul Marquess and Kate Harwood.

Across the group, the labels provide award winning programming for all major terrestrial, digital channels and digital outlets.  With an unparalleled range of programming including The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, Celebrity Juice, Take Me OutThe Apprentice, You’re FiredFour Rooms, Grand DesignsGreat British Railway Journeys, Escape to the Country, Through the Keyhole, Birds of a FeatherQI and Suspects - the Group has aired over 325 hours of programming on terrestrial TV in the past 12 months alone.

FremantleMedia UK's labels are Boundless, Euston Films, Newman Street, Retort, Talkback and Thames. There is also a digital label Shotglass Media managed by Kat Hebden.

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FremantleMedia UK
1 Stephen Street
Tel: 44 (0)20 7861 8000