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Endemol Shine Boomdog appoints Javier Pérez Teuffer as COO amid exec rejig

La Casa De Los Famosos México producer Endemol Shine Boomdog has restructured its top executive team, with Javier Pérez Teuffer named COO and Frank Scheuermann taking on the company’s top unscripted role. Teuffer will lead entertainment production, operations and legal, while exec director of unscripted production Julia Tradd and her team will also report into […]

‘Married At First Sight’ expands into Lat Am with TV Azteca commission

Mexican broadcaster TV Azteca has ordered the first ever Latin American version of Red Arrow Studios International’s reality dating format Married At First Sight. Produced by Endemol Shine Boomdog, the 14 x 120-minute series will debut next month under the local title of Casados A Primera Vista on 17 September. Spiral International secured the deal […]

TelevisaUnivision & Endemol Shine partner for quiz format ‘Are You For Real?’

Mexican broadcaster Televisa has commissioned a new guessing game format from Endemol Shine Boomdog. Are You For Real? (aka Cuál es el Bueno?) is a new format developed by Endemol Shine Boomdog, Endemol Shine Italy and the network’s parent company TelevisaUnivision. The show sees three contestants take to the stage with a supposed talent, job, […]

How scripted formats could dominate drama

Scripted formats are travelling further than ever before, particularly female-led and family-focused dramas. Mark Layton finds out what’s behind this growing demand and where it’s all leading. For those in the scripted format business, the past few years have been rather exciting. In what is now a familiar story, the global pandemic and subsequent global […]

Endemol Shine Boomdog appoints Sony & Keshet alum as new unscripted chief

Mexico-based Endemol Shine Boomdog has appointed veteran Lat Am TV producer Frank Scheuermann as SVP and head of unscripted. Scheuermann joins the Banijay-owned studio from his role as head of Mexico for Alibi Films, where he oversaw production and served as co-executive producer on series including Bake Off Mexico for HBO Max, Inseparables for Televisa and […]

News round-up: NATPE confirms physical Miami event; Endemol Shine Boomdog names scripted chief; LADstudios names production head; FilmRise true crime order

NATPE confirms physical Miami event The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) has confirmed its Miami-based event will take place in person, from 18 to 20 January next year. The event, which went virtual last year, will include attendees from around the globe and an extensive event schedule that will be announced soon. NATPE […]

TBI Weekly: How Korea’s wave is changing course

South Korean producers and broadcasters make regular appearances in TBI news but recent deals suggest the country’s content wave could be moving in a new direction, writes Richard Middleton. The Korean wave has been lapping shores in the West for almost a decade now, most notably via K-pop bands like BTS, innovative entertainment formats such as The […]

MGM & HBO Max ride the K-pop wave with new talent shows

US-based MGM Television and WarnerMedia-owned HBO Max are both looking to capitalise on the K-pop phenomenon, with two different competition shows in development. MGM Television has partnered with producer Soo-Man Lee and his Korean giant SM Entertainment to develop a K-pop competition series to recruit members for a new unit of the popular boy group […]

Endemol Shine Boomdog preps Bear Grylls for Lat Am ‘Into The Wild’

Endemol Shine North America (ESNA)’s Mexico-based production firm Endemol Shine Boomdog is developing a Latin American version of Into The Wild With Bear Grylls. The format, which follows the survivalist as he takes local celebrities and dignitaries into wild locations, is being produced with Grylls’ firm The Natural Studios (TNS), which was launched as joint […]

Endemol Shine Boomdog plans first-ever Upfront for mixed scripted & unscripted slate

Endemol Shine Boomdog, the Mexico-based division of Endemol Shine North America, has announced its first-ever series of Upfront presentations, at which it will showcase a slate of scripted and unscripted content to buyers. Boomdog will present its development to US Hispanic, Mexican and Latin American broadcast and cable networks and streaming platforms during the week […]