Banijay Rights


Banijay Rights sells Markle doc to Latin America’s OnDirecTV

Banijay Rights has sold the Channel 5 documentary Thomas Markle: My Story to pay TV provider OnDirecTV Latin America, as well as to a raft of international broadcasters. First aired on the UK’s Channel 5 in January, Thomas Markle: My Story (1 x 90’), from Alaska TV, gives Meghan Markle’s father’s insight into the decision by the Duke and Duchess […]

TBI’s UK Screenings Social prepares for launch with new guest speakers!

TBI welcomes you to a brand new event taking place a short walk from Southbank during UK Screenings week, providing an opportunity to hear from some of the biggest names working across the content business. We are delighted to confirm a stellar line-up of execs who represent key areas of the business, including the head […]

Banijay Rights to sell Thomas Markle doc internationally

Banijay Rights has acquired the rights to Thomas Markle: My Story, a Channel 5 documentary featuring an exclusive interview with Meghan Markle’s father. Banijay says the 90-minute documentary features an up-to-the-minute, first person insight into the one of the biggest international news stories this year, the decision by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to step […]

Online TV sales platform Vuulr goes global

Online programme sales platform Vuulr has rolled out internationally after launching across Asia in January 2019. The Singapore-headquartered Vuulr features TV and film content from producers and distributors including Sony, Picture Tree International, Banijay Rights, Warner Media, CNN and Toonz Media Group, comprising over 30,000 hours across over 60 genres and 70 languages. Buyers registered […]

Exclusive: Endemol Shine’s sales rejig revealed, new Asia ‘MasterChef’ deal

Endemol Shine Group’s global sales division has rejigged the remits of its senior management team following the departure of long-serving CEO Cathy Payne. Endemol Shine International chief Payne confirmed plans to step down late last year, as revealed by TBI, with her remit now taken up by three existing senior execs. TBI understands ESI’s LA-based […]

China’s Tencent to adapt ‘The Secret Life of 4 Year Olds’

Streaming giant Tencent has struck a deal that will see The Secret Life Of 4 Year Olds remade in China. The format was originally produced by RDF Television for Channel 4 and is being adapted into an 8 x 45 minute show in China via local producers Houghton Street Media. The deal was struck by […]

Banijay Rights acquires European distributor Funwood Media

Banijay Group’s distribution arm has taken a majority stake in European sales, production and licensing business Funwood Media. The deal includes both Funwood Media Italia and Funwood Media Ibérica brands, with Banijay Rights now set to work with the outfit to further expand its operations across Europe. Funwood Media is focused primarily on Italy and […]