Clash of the Choirs


Porseryd exits as Endemol Shine Nordics arises

Endemol Shine Group has revealed the shape of its Nordics business, with Gary Carter overseeing the unit and Michael Porseryd the highest profile casualty of a wide-reaching restructure. The division – Scandinavia’s largest production group – will be known as Endemol Shine Nordics, comprising 11 production companies and four broadcast facilities across Sweden, Norway, Denmark […]

Fox, Apollo plan Endemol, Shine, Core merger

21st Century Fox plans to create a joint venture with fund manager Apollo Global Management that would house a combined group of Endemol, Shine and CORE Media. Fox, Apollo plan to merge three major global production companies Move would bring Big Brother, MasterChef and Idol franchises together for first time No guarantee of deal, but […]

Ex-FremantleMedia Finland boss joins Friday

Former FremantleMedia in Finland chief Marika Makaroff has resurfaced at Shine Group-owned Swedish producer Friday TV She has signed on as Friday’s managing director, replacing Simon Romanus, who has been in the role on an interim basis since Per Blankens left to helm American Idol for Fox in the US in May last year. Romanus […]

Shine sells Clash of the Choirs into Ukraine

Shine International has shopped its Clash of the Choirs (pictured) format into Ukraine. The deal took effect earlier this year and local free-to-air commercial broadcaster 1+1 has just launched its local version of the singing competition series. The local Clash of the Choirs started last Sunday (November 10). Other international broadcasters that have taken the format, […]

Shine International confirms permanent CEO

Shine International’s interim CEO Nadine Nohr has been confirmed in the post on a permanent basis. Nohr (below) has held the interim title at News Corp-owned Shine Group’s international arm since September last year, when she was drafted in to replace Camilla Hammer, who had left for personal reasons after less than a year in […]