Endemol Shine Group

Network Ten greenlights Endemol Shine’s Ambulance

Network Ten has commissioned a season of Dragonfly’s (part of Endemol Shine UK) Ambulance for an Australian iteration. Network Ten’s Ambulance will be produced by Endemol Shine Australia (ESA). The fly-on-the-wall series will take an unprecedented look at the New South Wales Ambulance frontline. Each episode will provide an honest look at the everyday demands […]

ESG’s All Together Now gains first Nordic deal

Endemol Shine Group’s entertainment format All Together Now is set for a first season at Discovery in Denmark. All Together Now sees a range of talented singers (solos and groups) perform in front of The 100, an audience of great singers with big voices and even bigger opinions. If any of The 100 like what they hear, they […]

Banijay Group names ESG exec as Italy CEO

Banijay Group has appointed Paolo Bassetti as chief executive officer of its Italy office. In the newly appointed role, he will be responsible for overseeing the group’s entities in Italy, which include Magnolia, Nonpanic, Aurora TV, DryMedia, L’Officina, Atlantis and newly launched Banijay Studios Itally. The new exec will also take charge of the business’ […]

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 […]

ESG’s Turner Laing to be honoured at International Emmys

Endemol Shine Group CEO Sophie Turner Laing is to receive the International Academy’s 2018 Directorate Emmy Award. The award will be presented to Turner Laing at the 46th International Emmy Awards Gala, on Monday, November 19, in New York City. “Sophie Turner Laing’s career is exemplary in every respect. From co-founding HIT Entertainment in 1989, to leading […]

M6 picks up The Bridge from Endemol Shine

Endemol Shine Group has licensed adventure entertainment format The Bridge to M6 France. Originally created by ESG-owned Iberian company Zeppelin, this is the format’s first European deal. In The Bridge, a group of strangers try to win life changing treasure, which lies on an island 300 metres away. To get it, they must build a bridge across the […]

ESG brings in Filmlance’s Blomgren to head scripted EMEA

Endemol Shine Group (ESG) is set to charge up its non-English scripted portfolio by appointing Lars Blomgren to the newly created role of head of scripted EMEA. Blomgren will work closely with scripted producers across non-English language markets in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The territories were responsible for 41 productions in 2017. The […]

Endemol Shine hires banks for possible $4bn sale

Endemol Shine Group, the production company co-owned by 21st Century Fox and Apollo Global Management, has hired Deutsche Bank and Liontree to seek a sale that may be worth $4 billion, according to reports. Both Fox and Apollo have agreed to sell their stakes if a buyer is found, according to CNBC which first reported […]

RMC Découverte acquires Endemol Shine’s Hunted

Endemol Shine Group has licensed hit factual format Hunted to French broadcaster RMC Découverte. Under the terms of the deal, Endemol Shine France will produce a 12 x 60 minutes primetime version of the show called Escape: 21 Jours pour Disparaitre. The French version will TX in autumn. Lisa Perrin, Endemol Shine Group’s CEO of […]

Endemol Shine & Viu to adapt The Bridge for Asia

Asian VOD service Viu has teamed with Endemol Shine Group (ESG) to produce a localised, ten-episode adaptation of the internationally successful title The Bridge. The adaptation will air on Viu in late 2018 and is set to become ESG’s first scripted content project in Asia for an OTT service. It is expected to shoot in […]

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