Los Angeles – The IATSE and Fremantle Media North America (FMNA), the U.S. production division of global media giant FremantleMedia, have reached a three year term agreement covering domestic programs produced for network and basic cable, it was jointly announced today by Matthew D. Loeb, International President of IATSE and Dan Goldberg, Executive Vice President of Production for FMNA.

FMNA, whose programs include “American Idol” (FOX), “America’s Got Talent” (NBC) and the upcoming “The X Factor” (FOX), which is co-produced with Simon Cowell’s Syco Television, have already been working with IA crews on a number of their shows. The new agreement establishes parameters across all programs. (more…)