Endemol Shine China

China’s Hunan TV, Endemol Shine partner on ‘Sing Or Spin’

Endemol Shine Group is co-developing primetime entertainment format Sing Or Spin with Chinese producer-broadcaster Hunan TV. The project will see Endemol Shine China teaming with Hunan TV on the singing format, in which a unique revolving stage lets singers know how well they are scoring. The show has been developed as part of Hunan TV’s […]

Endemol Shine China, Hunan TV set for first co-pro format

Endemol Shine China and Hunan TV have partnered for Acting Up, the first show to result from a deal made between the two partners at MIPCOM 2018. Acting Up is a talent format where up-and-coming actors vie for roles in real Chinese scripted drama films. The pilot is currently in pre-production with a targeted release for the […]

Endemol Shine gets ‘Younger’ in China

Endemol Shine China is to produce a local version of the TV Land drama Younger. Produced in association with Huace Group, Endemol Shine China is to deliver a 40 x 45-minute Mandarin-language adaptation of the Darren Star-created US show, which follows a woman who lies about her age to get ahead in the cut-throat world […]

Made with China: is it time to transcend the quota narrative?

International distributors are increasingly finding new ways of navigating the mixed messages shrouding China’s ominous content quotas and censorship rules. Andy Fry investigates. In recent times, international content companies have been confronted with two conflicting narratives when it comes to China. On the one hand, the country has been pitched as a fast-growing market with […]

ESG hit Humans heads to China

Endemol Shine Group has revealed that Endemol Shine China will partner with local production house Croton Media, Kudos and Matador to create a local Mandarin-language adaptation of popular drama Humans. The third series of Humans finished its eight-episode run earlier this month on Channel 4 in the UK and AMC in the United States, to […]

Endemol Shine partners with China’s Youku for originals

Endemol Shine Group has reached a co-development partnership between its China office and China’s VOD service Youku to create and produce two new original series for the market in 2018. In the deal, the two parties will co-create big budget, non-scripted shows. International creative talent from Endemol Shine Group and Endemol Shine China will bring […]