Endemol Shine Group


Endemol Shine swoops for Japanese ‘Rolling Kitchen’ format rights

Endemol Shine Group has swooped for international distribution rights to Japanese format The Rolling Kitchen.  The producer-distributor acquired rights for the hit cookery format from Japan’s Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation, which created the visual studio-based series and its “rolling” set. The format sees couples separated from one another trying to create individual dishes in separate kitchens, without […]

Endemol Shine appoints head of digital distribution

Endemol Shine Group has appointed a media strategist as its head of digital distribution and monetisation.  The business has hired Kasia Jablonska to spearhead its digital distribution activities, reporting into group director of commercial operations Yannick Ferrero. Jablonska, who founded media strategy consultancy firm MK&K Consultants last year, will be responsible for building the sales strategy […]

Endemol Shine extends ‘The Bridge’ to Croatia, Serbia

Endemol Shine Group (ESG) has secured a deal for a 10 x 50-minute Croatian/Serbian version of The Bridge, to be produced by Adrenalin Serbia for RTL Croatia and RTS Serbia. It marks the sixth local adaptation of the award-winning series, which has so far been remade in the US/Mexico, UK/France, Germany/Austria, Russia/Estonia and Malaysia/Singapore. Originally […]

Brainpool hires Endemol Shine exec for unscripted drive

Banijay-backed German prodco Brainpool has hired former Endemol Shine exec Fabian Tobias to lead its new Show & Factual arm.  The appointment comes alongside a restructuring of Brainpool’s non-fiction arm, which will now operate under three pillars: comedy and light entertainment and Lucky Pics, which is a JV with comedian Luke Mockridge, who hosts the firm’s […]

Endemol fires legal warning shot at Keshet over ‘2025’

Endemol Shine Group has fired a legal warning shot at Keshet International around the latter’s format 2025, which airs on broadcaster Keshet 12. Accusing Keshet of copying its Big Brother format, it is understood that Endemol Shine issued a six-page cease-and-desist letter in recent weeks. The letter details multiple format features and technicalities in production […]

For My Next Trick: Endemol Shine International’s Cathy Payne

Each day this week, in the lead-up to International Women’s Day on Friday (8 March), TBI presents its ‘For My Next Trick’ series, which finds a group of industry-leading women across production, commissioning and distribution reflecting on the advice that has shaped their career; innovation in their respective fields; diversity in TV; and the legacy […]

Big Brother makes a comeback in Poland & Finland

Endemol Shine Group’s Big Brother is returning to Poland and Finland after a hiatus. ESG has been commissioned by Poland’s original carrier of the show, TVN, to produce a new series which will air in spring 2019 on TVN7. The originals series launched in the country in 2001. Meanwhile, Nelonen Media is onboard for a […]

Endemol’s Family Food Fight heads to Portugal

Portugal is the latest territory to scoop up Endemol Shine Group’s Family Food Fight. Public broadcaster RTP has ordered a 13 x 90-minute series of the format from Endemol’s Shine Iberia production banner, to be known locally as Famílias Frente a Frente. Created by Endemol Shine Australia for and with Nine Network, Family Food Fight […]

UKTV, Endemol head north for reinvention

Broadcaster UKTV and producer Endemol Shine Group are looking to reinvent their brands in northern England. The businesses have revealed they are opening shop in Leeds – which is north of Manchester and Sheffield in the county of Yorkshire – just a week after Channel 4 unveiled the city as the base for its national […]

Apollo, Disney hang on to Endemol Shine as sale suspended

Peaky Blinders producer Endemol Shine Group is to be folded into Disney following the suspension of its headline-grabbing sale. Apollo Global Management and 21st Century Fox – which each holds a 50% stake in Endemol Shine – are believed to have suspended the extensive sales process for the Black Mirror producer after numerous suitors failed to meet their […]

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