Endemol Shine Group


MIPCOM 2018: The Inside Scoop

FAANG, Endemol and Comcast were front of mind for delegates at a lively MIPCOM market, which appeared to be in rude health despite studios such as Sony believed to be weighing up their future in Cannes. While a quieter MIPTV in April tends to skew perceptions of the drama-focused MIPCOM – which ran from October […]

Exclusive: Banijay eyes joint bid for Endemol

Banijay Group is looking to make a joint bid for Black Mirror producer Endemol Shine Group, whose production companies could be split up in the process. TBI understands that Marco Bassetti’s firm is looking to cherry pick certain assets from within Endemol Shine, which is nearing the final stages of a lengthy sales process. The ProSiebenSat.1-owned […]

Endemol Shine stages Heist in the Netherlands

Endemol Shine Group’s factual thriller The Heist, has been commissioned in the Netherlands by Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS/NPO3.  Simpel, part of Endemol Shine Netherlands, has been commissioned by Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS/NPO3 to produce an 8 x 50-minute series of the entertainment format. Titled De Buit, the format sees ordinary citizens commit a heist and attempt to evade […]

TBI Weekly: Could Endemol go back to Fox?

A new frontrunner to buy Endemol seems to emerge each week – is it all a masterful PR stunt on the Black Mirror producer’s behalf to drive up the price-tag, or could we realistically see a buyer in place by December, as suggested by chief creative officer Peter Salmon last month? Sources tell TBI that […]

Banijay in the ring to buy Endemol

Banijay Group has been tipped as the new frontrunner to buy Big Brother producer Endemol Shine Group.  The European business – which is owned by Stéphane Courbit’s LOV Group and De Agostini Group’s DeA Communications, alongside Vivendi’s 26% stake – is reportedly in talks to acquire the producer, and is believed to be the lead bidder at this […]

ITV rules out Endemol Shine purchase

ITV has said that it will not make a bid for Endemol Shine, joining the likes of Germany’s RTL which has also ruled itself out. “In light of continued press speculation, ITV confirms that it has no current intention of making a bid for Endemol Shine Group,” the company said in a statement to investors on Wednesday morning (October […]

Channel 5 axes Big Brother as Endemol sale heats up

Channel 5 has cancelled Big Brother after eight years on the Viacom-owned broadcaster. The channel has confirmed that series 19, which launched on C5 on Friday (14 September), will be the final run for the Initial-produced programme. A finale is slated for 5 November. Spin-off Celebrity Big Brother has also been axed. C5 and producer […]

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’ […]

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