Endemol Shine Group


Endemol Shine scores brand-funded ‘Best.Cover.Ever’ adaptation in Brazil

Endemol Shine format Best.Cover.Ever has received its first international adaptation. Endemol Shine Brasil has partnered with Brazilian music festival VillaMix and global brewer AB for a local, brand-funded version of the music show, which debuted on YouTube. The branded entertainment show – which will be titled O Próximo Número 1 VillaMix – for AB InBev’s […]

Endemol Shine sale back on the table

Banijay Group has pulled back from plans to buy Endemol Shine Group, TBI understands.  It is believed that the two parties, which have been in discussions around a potential deal since last fall, have hit pause on those talks after failing to agree a price point. Endemol Shine is once again open to other buyers, […]

A+E strikes formats and co-pro deal with Korea’s JTBC

A+E Networks has expanded its relationship with JTBC, signing a new formats representation and co-production agreement with the Korean broadcaster. As part of the deal, A+E Networks will exclusively represent the format rights to key programmes from JTBC’s library catalogue as well as its upcoming line-up. The JTBC titles to be represented by A+E Networks […]

MTV UK assembles Workerbee’s ‘Love Squad’

MTV UK has ordered a new dating show from Endemol Shine-owned prodco Workerbee in which a group of friends takes control of their single friend’s love life.  Love Squad (30 x 22 minutes), one single will look to their friends and family, known as the Love Squad, to try and find their perfect match in one night. […]

Endemol Shine exits ‘Masked Singer’ as Fox goes in-house for unscripted

Fox is launching an in-house studio for alternative entertainment that will count the next series of The Masked Singer as one of its first productions. The hit singing format, which launched in January and is expected to return to the broadcaster as early as this autumn, will continue to be exec produced by Smart Dog […]

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 […]

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