Endemol Shine International

Banijay Rights appoints EVP of EMEA to replace Tim Mutimer

Banijay Rights has promoted Claire Jago to EVP of EMEA sales & acquisitions to replace Cineflix-bound Tim Mutimer. Jago, who was most recently SVP of Nordics at Banijay Rights, takes on responsibility for the team and activity across the entire region, reporting to the division’s CEO, Cathy Payne. Her appointment comes six weeks after Mutimer […]

Banijay Rights rejigs execs in Canada, Germany & Latin America

Banijay Rights has rejigged its operations in Latin America, Canada and Germany with a series of exec changes, which will see former Endemol Shine International (ESI) exec Michelle Wasserman handed an expanded remit. Wasserman will now add responsibility for finished tape sales to her existing role covering format deals across the continent, taking on the […]

France’s TF1 delves into Kudos drama ‘Deadwater Fell’

TF1 France has picked up the UK psychological drama Deadwater Fell for broadcast. Produced by London-based Kudos, part of the Endemol Shine Group, the four-part series originally premiered on Channel 4 at the start of this year. Created and written by Grantchester scribe Daisy Coulam, the series stars David Tennant (Broadchurch) as a doctor in […]

AVOD streamer Tubi takes global versions of ‘MasterChef’ & ‘Lego Masters’

Fox Entertainment-owned AVOD streamer Tubi has struck a deal that will see it offering international versions of formats including MasterChef and Lego Masters to viewers across the US. The deal with Banijay-owned Endemol Shine International will see Tubi become the only platform in the US where shows including MasterChef Australia, MasterChef Mexico, MasterChef Canada and […]

Banijay names Endemol Shine’s Matt Creasey to head sales, co-pros & acquisitions

Banijay Rights, the distribution arm of global production giant Banijay, has appointed Matt Creasey as EVP of sales, co-productions and acquisitions outside of EMEA. Creasey move across from Endemol Shine International (ESI), following Banjiay’s recent acquisition of the group, where he served as EVP of sales and acquisitions. He will continue to be based out […]

Banijay sets autumn target to combine sales arm with Endemol Shine International

Newly enlarged production and distribution firm Banijay is aiming to have completed the integration of its rights division with Endemol Shine International (ESI) by the autumn, with Cathy Payne set to oversee a finished tape catalogue of almost 90,000 hours. The widely expected development, which follows Payne’s appointment as CEO at Banijay Rights in April, […]

‘Big Brother’ returns to RTL Netherlands after 14 years off air

RTL in the Netherlands has recommissioned a local version of Endemol Shine Group’s (ESG) Big Brother, the veteran reality format that it debuted more than 20 years ago and which has since become a global best-seller. The Dutch broadcaster last aired its version of the show 14 years ago but has now joined a host […]

Endemol Shine puts ‘Peaky Blinders’, ‘The Hour’ onto US & Euro AVOD channels

Endemol Shine Group (ESG) has expanded its direct-to-consumer activities with new drama-focused AVOD channel launches in the US and Germany, offering hits such as Peaky Blinders and The Hour. ESG’s Sterling Drama channel is being launched in the US via Samsung’s TV Plus service and will offer shows from its 68,000-hour catalogue including Robert Carlyle […]

Banijay Rights rejigs senior execs with another Endemol Shine addition

Banijay Rights, fresh from confirming Cathy Payne as head of the distribution division, has added another Endemol Shine International exec to its senior management ranks. The sales arm of Banijay Group, which is in the process of completing its takeover of Endemol Shine Group, has added John Richards as chief financial officer, while also naming […]

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