Simon Cowell and Syco Entertainment News
Syco Entertainment is a joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony Music and is one of the world’s leading global music, film and television production companies responsible for some of the world’s most successful global TV and music franchises.
Syco Entertainment is also the world’s most successful producer of international talent with Syco Music being the record label home for such diverse international recording artists as Labrinth, One Direction, Leona Lewis, Susan Boyle, Little Mix, IL Divo, Jonathan and Charlotte, Emblem3, Fifth Harmony, James Arthur, Ella Henderson and the Loveable Rogues.
Syco’s television assets include the global franchises The X Factor and Got Talent. The X Factor was created by Syco Television and is produced by Syco Television and FremantleMedia. Local versions of The X Factor are produced in more than 41 territories and the US version of The X Factor airs in over 166 countries. In 2012 Got Talent became the world’s biggest selling TV format and is now commissioned in 52 countries as a local format.
In 2013 Syco continues to capitalize on the ongoing success of its established global hit TV formats and a number of new projects with several films and a musical including One Direction’s 3D movie with Sony Pictures, ‘One Chance’, a biopic based on the success story of Britain’s Got Talent’s first winner, Paul Potts, in association with the Weinstein Company. 'Pudsey - The Movie' and for the first time a musical based on The X Factor.
Also in 2013, Syco in partnership with YouTube, launched The You Generation channel as the 'world's first global audition'. The online channel is currently available in 26 countries.
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CEO Syco Entertainment - Charles Garland.
Charles joined Syco in March 2011 from Crystal Entertainment, the company
he founded in 2007 and served as Chief Executive. He previously served at
19 Entertainment for 8 years, helping to build up its key brands globally.
Global Head of Syco Television - Nigel Hall
Head of Syco Music - Sonny Takhar
Former Head of Marketing for RCA Records.
Senior Vice President of Syco Film - Adam Milano
Adam joined Syco in 2012 having previously worked as VP of
production at Sony Pictures.
Head of International Television - George Levendis
Creative Director - Tim Byrne
Senior Vice President of A&R - David Gray
Global Head of Media - Ann-Marie Thomson
Head of UK Media - Ben Todd
Consultants - Sir Philip Green, Karren Brady and Simon Jones