MUMBAI: Television format creator and distributor FremantleMedia
has appointed Trish Kinane as FremantleMedia North America
(FMNA) president of entertainment programming - 'American
Idol', 'The X Factor' and 'Americas Got Talent', effective
Kinane, currently FremantleMedia president of worldwide entertainment,
will be based in Los Angeles where she will initially report
to the incoming FremantleMedia CEO Cecile Frot-Coutaz.
Kinane will be responsible for overseeing all strategic, day-to-day
operational and creative aspects of 'American Idol', 'The
X Factor' and 'Americas Got Talent', on behalf of FMNA.
As part of this role, she will also work closely with Fox
and NBC as well as FMNAs production partners Syco and
19 on the programmes.
said, American Idol, Americas Got Talent and The
X Factor are loved by audiences not only in America but around
the world. I am very much looking forward to the opportunity
to work with the production teams of the shows and our partners
to build upon the considerable success of these hit programmes.