ABOUT SYCO ENTERTAINMENT
Syco Entertainment is one of the world’s leading global music, television and film production companies, responsible for some of the most successful global entertainment formats.
Syco Entertainment is responsible for some of the most successful global entertainment franchises. Syco’s television assets include Got Talent, The X Factor and The Greatest Dancer.
The Got Talent format officially holds the Guinness Book of World Records title for highest number of adaptations, making it the ‘World’s Most Successful Reality TV Format’. Got Talent has a global reach of more than one billion viewers and airs in 194 territories. Original versions of the Got Talent format are produced in 72 territories worldwide. Local versions of The X Factor have been commissioned in 56 territories, and airs in 178 territories around the world. Artists discovered by The X Factor have sold more than 500 million records worldwide, making it the most successful show in history for finding chart superstars.
The music division, Syco Music, is home to internationally renowned recording artists, including James Arthur, Susan Boyle, Camila Cabello, CNCO, Labrinth, Tokio Myers, PRETTYMUCH, Louis Tomlinson, and Grace VanderWaal, amongst others.
In addition to music and TV, Syco Entertainment has also extended into feature films. Syco produced the No. 1 global box office hit One Direction: This Is Us, a 3D Concert movie. It currently has a number of film projects in development.
Syco Music has amassed 30 official UK No.1 albums and is currently home to internationally renowned recording artists, including Little Mix, James Arthur, Louis Tomlinson, Labrinth, Ella Henderson, Fifth Harmony, Susan Boyle, Il Divo and Louisa Johnson.
In 2016, the label was home to two of the only four British lead acts to achieve No.1 singles in the UK singles chart and Spotify Top 200 chart - Little Mix with Shout Out To My Ex and James Arthur with Say You Won’t Let Go. Both artists’ albums were hugely successful and both Glory Days and Back From The Edge debuted at No.1.
Syco’s television assets include Got Talent, The X Factor, La Banda and The Investigator. The Got Talent format officially holds the Guinness Book of World Records title for highest number of adaptations, making it the ‘World’s Most Successful Reality TV format.’ America’s Got Talent currently airs in 193 countries. Original versions of the Got Talent format are produced in 69 territories worldwide.
Artists discovered by The X Factor have sold more than 200 million records worldwide, including 200 No. 1s making it the most successful show in history for finding chart superstars. The X Factor is now produced in 53 territories and airs in 169 countries around the world.
Syco Film produced the 2013 #1 global box office hit " One Direction: This Is Us” a 3D concert movie with Sony Pictures.
One Chance: The story of Paul Potts from bully victim to world class star. James Cordon plays Paul in this moviing yet inspirational film about Paul Potts rise to stardom. The movie follows Potts as he makes the life-changing decision to enter for Britain's Got Talent - the television contest he won.
Pudsey The Movie: Ashleigh and Pudsey won BGT in 2012 with an astonishing audience of 14.5m watching their triumph. The movie saw David Walliams as the voice of Pudsey.
KEY PERSONNEL AT SYCO ENTERTAINMENT
Senior Vice President Syco Entertainment UK- Ben Todd
Global Head of Syco Television - Nigel Hall
Senior Vice President Syco Entertainment USA - Ann-Marie Samson