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Archive for July, 2012

In Memoriam: Maeve Binchy, 1940-2012

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

In Memoriam: Maeve Binchy, 1940-2012

We are sad to share the news that Maeve Binchy has died at the age of 72, following a brief illness. The author of numerous best-selling books, Maeve was considered a national treasure in her native country of Ireland. She died in Dublin near her childhood home, where she lived with her beloved husband, Gordon. Read more here.

Fremantlemedia and Random House Television Partnership Announcement

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Fremantlemedia and Random House form exclusive television partnership. FremantleMedia, the producer and distributor of several of the world’s most widely-watched television series, and Random House, Inc., the U.S. division of Random House, the world’s largest trade-book publisher, both companies of Bertelsmann AG, announced today a major new creative and strategic partnership to develop scripted television programming for the U.S. and international markets based on the fiction and nonfiction books published by Random House’s imprints in North America and internationally. Read more here.