Arno Schneppenheim


Exclusive: RTL II signs on for Banijay’s ‘Wild Things’

German broadcaster RTL II has signed on for four episodes of Wild Things, TBI has learned.  Banijay Productions Germany is to produce the costume-heavy series, which will be called Wild im Wald. Shot in May, the series will fill a primetime slot on the broadcaster. The game show format finds partners working together for a cash prize […]

Banijay ups Brainpool stake and launches new unit

Banijay Group has upped its investment in Cologne-based production company Brainpool, and created a new production division in the territory with former Florida TV chief Arno Schneppenheim. Having acquired a 50% stake in Brainpool in 2009 and run it as a joint venture since then, Banijay has agreed to increase its stake in the company […]

Endemol Shine launches in Germany

Endemol and Shine have begun working as a merged unit in Germany this week, with the shape of their united subsidiary divisions now known. Endemol Shine Germany will be organised along four lines: Comedy and Light Entertainment, Show (formats), Reality, and Docu & Factual. As previously reported, Endemol Germany’s Marcus Wolter (pictured) will run Endemol Shine […]