Ana Langenberg

UK Screenings: NBCUniversal

NBCUniversal’s UK Screenings slate reflects the rising demand for local scripted product but reality is returning to become a key revenue driver, says format sales and production chief Ana Langenberg Surging interest in drama might be continuing unabated but for Ana Langenberg, SVP of format sales and production at NBCUniversal Formats, it is domestic content […]

TBI Weekly: Formats thrive in purple patch post-MIPTV

The formats market has struck a purple patch a month on from MIPTV, with the past fortnight seeing a string of deals for scripted and non-scripted shows. The deals, listed in full below, have seen fact ent titles such as The Great Bake Off travel to Thailand, Family Food Fight being remade in Mexico, Catch […]

NBCU’s ‘Hollywood Game Night’ scores Russian remake

NBCUniversal International Formats has struck a deal with Russian broadcaster CTC for a local version of Hollywood Game Night. The remake marks the 21st international version of the format, which has so far been adapted in the UK, Sweden, France, Spain, Turkey, French Canada and across Eastern Europe. Produced by Andrei Boltenko’s prodco M.I.R, the […]

NBCU serves Top Chef spin-off in Thailand

NBCUniversal International Formats has sold Top Chef spin-off Just Desserts into Thailand. The One Enterprise is to produce a local version of the 11-part spin-off, which is to air on Thai entertainment channel One31. The show will see top pastry chefs in the country show off their professional skills and go head-to-head in a series […]

NBCU hires ex-Endemol Shine exec for formats

NBCUniversal International Studios has brought in former Endemol Shine Group formats sales chief Ana Langenberg to replace Yvonne Pilkington, who exited recently. Langenberg has joined as senior VP of format sales and productions at NBCUniversal International Formats, which is part of NBCUIS. Pilkington exited recently after a long spell at the international arm of Comcast-owned […]

Boelhouwer to exit Endemol Shine formats unit

Iris Boelhouwer will exit Endemol Shine Group, as the company merges its creative networks units and splits out formats distribution. Boelhouwer (left) was Endemol’s managing director, creative operations before the merger of her firm, Shine Group and Core Media. However, she has decided to leave after she oversees the integration of her old division with Shine […]