Corona TV

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 […]

FremantleMedia-backed drama venture created

FremantleMedia is putting its weight behind LocomoTV, a new drama venture from veteran British writing duo Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran and Corona TV. FremantleMedia already has a stake in Corona, which Richard Johns and Rupert Jermyn lead, and owns most of the rights to Marks and Gran’s back catalogue thanks to predecessor Pearson Television’s […]

FremantleMedia buys into indie start-up Corona

FremantleMedia has bought a 25% stake in indie start-up Corona TV. Corona TV is the new sister company of Corona Pictures, the movie prodco launched by Richard Johns and Rupert Jermyn in 2009. It will make drama programming. The FremantleMedia deal gives the production and distribution group first look at Corona’s TV output. FremantleMedia and […]