The show, from CORE Media Group and Hazy Mills, features unsuspecting contestants who have the chance to win cash prizes, all while getting a haircut.
The two year deal covers Mandel and his Alevy Productions' executive producing services on all scripted and unscripted TV and digital projects.
The unscripted project is part of the cable network's ambitious slate of original programming.
The U.K.-based format creation house is behind "Celebrity Juice" and "Geordie Shore."
Pact calls for the development and production of scripted and non-scripted projects.
The iconic competition has the mix just right. The judges are terrific, and the search for a superstar is on.
Company will build on the international success of "Doomsday Preppers," "Man v. Food" and "Extreme Couponing." Amelia Pulsford joins as Director of Content.
"The King" makes his debut on Buffalo Studios' BINGO Blitz franchise with Elvis Backstage BINGO Room.
Roy Peters has been named VP, branded entertainment; Christine Petrillo has been hired as VP, client solutions; Michael Speier has been tapped VP, corporate communications and public relations
Former Head of M&A of Fremantle Media and Newscorp Europe executive will develop business strategy in the U.K. and Europe for CORE Media's international base.
The two companies will work closely on developing and producing scripted and non-scripted shows and formats for Israel and the global marketplace.
Former Head of Development at Zodiak will work on unscripted shows as CORE continues to grow its operations.
CORE Media Group and Rhett Bachner and Brien Meagher, partners at B17 Entertainment, announced today that they have joined forces to develop and produce non-ficition programming.
CORE Media Group announced today that Clare Thompson is joining its London office, CORE Media UK, as Creative Director.
American Idol's Jessica Sanchez sings the National Anthem at the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll.
Phillip Phillips' "Home" this week surpasses Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" to become the best-selling song ever released by an American Idol alumnus.
CORE will fund the development and production of scripted shows for Canada, the U.S. and around the world. Halfire-CORE Entertainment ignites CORE's entrance into the scripted market.
CORE will worth with the team behind Grimm, Hot in Cleveland and The Soul Man on developing and producing scripted and unscripted shows and digital content. Hazy Mills will continue to grow their slate and CORE continues to expand it's producer relationships.
Former Director of T.V. at ITV will form his own in-house team in London to create formats for the global marketplace including the UK and US and identify international investment opportunities.
Veteran producer Glenn Stickley (The Amazing Race) has joined CORE Media Group, the umbrella company whose portfolio includes reality series American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance, as SVP TV Production.
Auditions begin Friday, January 18, in Austin, TX. Detroit, Boston, Memphis and Los Angeles auditions also confirmed.
After being downloaded 81,000 times this week (a healthy increase of 2 percent from the week prior), “Home” has officially been certified double platinum for 2 million downloads, making it the first Idol coronation song to ever reach that level.
"Never Gone" debuts in the top spot on two digital songs charts. Also: fellow season 11 alum Joshua Ledet is having a long run on R&B albums with his "Idol" highlights EP.
The hit was certified gold back in July, but recently shot back up the charts to #1 after it was featured in the U.S. women's gymnastics video packages during the Olympic games.
Surprised by fellow finalist Colton Dixon, who carried the award certifying sales of over 500,000 for the hit single "Home"
Deal furthers Core's expansion of production operations
Core has inked a multiyear production and consulting pact with Rob Lee and his Bayonne Entertainment. Lee will develop and produce all his future television and digital projects through Core...
Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie Presley to make special appearance at Elvis 35th Anniversary Concert, a spectacular live music experience starring the real Elvis Presley via video.
Today marks the tenth anniversary of "American Idol," and in that time the music competition TV program has racked up some jaw-dropping numbers...
Companies agree to jointly produce and own a series of digital Elvis Presley likenesses for shows and multi-platform entertainment projects
"Our focus now is to take CORE to the next level," Graboff said. "This means everything from creative content, and new means of distribution to changing the way we partner with sponsors, producers and artists to grow our business."
A newly rebranded CKx Thursday announced a string of major hires including top execs from Relativity Media, Martha Steward Omimedia and Ogilvy Entertainment as the company changes its name to Core Media Group and looks to expand.
CKx, which owns the rights to American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance, has relaunched itself as Core Media Group. Along with the rebranding, President Marc Graboff announced Thursday that the company has hired four new management executives.
From legendary icons like Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali to enduring properties of the future like American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance, CORE Media Group, Inc. announced its launch today, a newly branded version of the company formerly known as CKx.
Phillips logs the first Hot 100 top 10 'American Idol' coronation song since 2008...
"American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips earns the highest debut on the Digital Songs chart this week...
American Idol dominated the rankings for the fifth year running. First released in 2008, Content Power Ratings 5.0 is the most comprehensive study of its time, offering advertisers and networks an independent assessment of a TV show's commercial value.