Crackerjack Productions

Crackerjack Productions

Crackerjack Productions (merge name FremantleMedia Australia) is an Australian independent television production company headed by brothers Mark and Carl Fennessy.

Based in St Leonards, Sydney, it concentrates on comedy-related projects, with forays into light entertainment, music, factual and reality TV.

It was partially acquired by the FremantleMedia Group in 2003. Crackerjack had since merged with Grundy Television to form FremantleMedia Australia in 2006.

Crackerjack productions include:


It was reported in August 2002 that the Federal Court in Sydney had ruled that Crackerjack had "misled job seekers about the availability of work offered by it while making a reality television program for Network Ten" and that "the court has made orders by consent against Crackerjack, its producer Mr Jim Burnett, and Network Ten Pty Ltd in relation to conduct that included the placement of misleading job advertisements in several newspapers by Crackerjack for the purpose luring potential subjects for a reality television show it was producing".

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