Minden will be senior VP, business affairs and head of entertainment and legal at Shine America. He joins from Viacom Media Networks (fka MTV Networks).
Bennett joins Shine from A+E where she was VP, business and legal affairs. In her new role she will focus on the company’s ancillary and L&M division Shine 360˚.
Jeffrey Schneider, executive VP, business and legal affairs and general counsel at Shine America, who joined the company in July, said: “Mike is a veteran entertainment business affairs executive with contacts throughout the industry who can handle anything from scripted to reality and Yvonne is one of the most versatile entertainment lawyers I have worked with.”
Shine America makes is currently working on a US version of UK serialised crime drama Broadchurch. Its other shows include MasterChef (pictured) and The Biggest Loser.