Believe Entertainment Group

Kids bulletin: WildBrain hires Disney exec; France Télévisions buys ‘Claude’

WildBrain appoints former Disney exec as strategy and innovation director Digital kids’ network and studio WildBrain has appointed Elia Bouthors as strategy and innovation director, effective immediately. In the newly created role, he will lead a team tasked with identifying and piloting new ways to engage WildBrain’s 300m quarterly users and build and monetise brands […]

Kobe Bryant basketball poem becomes toon

Kobe Bryant’s lauded basketball retirement poem is being turned into a short animated film by the Sports Illustrated Group. NBA legend Bryant’s new prodco, Kobe Studios, is working with Sports Illustrated and ITV-backed Believe Entertainment Group to create Dear Basketball, as well as a series of mini documentaries taking viewers behind the scenes of the […]

Believe digital series for Meredith Corp

US-based media group Meredith Corporation will distribute a digital series about infertility in the US, which comes from ITV-backed studio Believe Entertainment Group. Believe will finance, produce and distribute Forever Family, with its partners Dan Goodman, William H. Masterson III and Danny Fishman executive producing alongside Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’s Conrad Ricketts and reality producer […]

Hulu renews original gameshow

On-demand and streaming service Hulu has renewed its original gameshow series Money Where Your Mouth Is. The show is produced by US indie Believe Entertainment Group. Billed as a ‘gameshow for the man’s man’, the show has friends going head-to-head over ‘man knowledge’ trivia rounds to win items from one another. It is presented by […]

ITV, WPP back new Avnet digital producer

UK broadcaster ITV and advertising giant WPP are the main investors in Indigenous Media, a digital production group from filmmakers Jon and Jake Avnet and Rodridgo Garcia. For ITV, the launch comes less than a week after it invested in New York-based digital prodco Believe Entertainment Group, while WPP has had a major effect on […]

ITV makes Believe with digital prodco investment

UK broadcaster’s latest investment in the US is in digital producer Believe Entertainment Group. ITV has taken an unspecified stake in the Believe, gaining a seat on the firm’s board in exchange for the investment. ITV will become a strategic partner in the New York-based firm. This marks its latest US moves after acquisitions of […]

DJ Tiësto back In the Booth for YouTube series

DJ Tiësto will star in a third season of YouTube series In the Booth. The show follows the dance music DJ as he performs around the world and as he prepares to launch a new album. The series is produced by New York-based Believe Entertainment Group and is sponsored 7UP. Tiësto’s YouTube channel generates over […]