Endemol-Shine


Fox orders Endemol Shine’s Big Bounce Battle

Fox has ordered physical format Big Bounce Battle from Endemol Shine. Endemol Shine North America will produce the format for Fox, with executive producers Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre and Michael Heyerman all working on the title. Big Bounce Battle was originally created by Endemol Shine Netherlands and co-developed with Endemol Shine Germany for RTL. The […]

Endemol Shine exec confirms sale is imminent

The sale of Endemol Shine Group is reaching its final stages, with a deal expected in “a month or two”. Endemol chief creative officer Peter Salmon confirmed on Tuesday (18 September) at the Royal Television Society’s London conference that the business is close to reaching a deal, with new ownership expected to be in place […]

Bridging local and global: Lars Blomgren on his new move

The Bridge producer Lars Blomgren sits with TBI to discuss his preparation for an upcoming role as head of scripted for non-English language titles at Endemol Shine. You only have to look at Blomgren’s own hit drama The Bridge (Bron), and its successful international adaptations in Denmark, the US, UK and France, as well as […]

RTL withdraws interest in Endemol Shine purchase

German broadcaster RTL has withdrawn its interest in buying Endemol Shine as it focuses on growth initiatives such as building mass-audience VOD services and expanding FremantleMedia’s drama output. The FremantleMedia-owner revealed that it had dropped out of the race to purchase Endemol Shine, according to Reuters. “On Endemol Shine, we stepped out of the process,” […]

HBO Asia picks up Asian adaptation of The Bridge

HBO Asia is set to air the Asian adaptation of Endemol Shine’s The Bridge, a Viu original, this November. From November 26th the show will be available on the Viu OTT service in all available markets. On the same date it will also appear on HBO, HBO GO and HBO On Demand in: Brunei, Cambodia, […]

The Wall adaptation a “failure” for RTL Hungary, says CEO

At the New Europe Market (NEM) in Croatia, RTL Hungary CEO Gabriella Vidus branded the format adaptation of The Wall a “failure” for the channel, after a competitor created a similar local version of the game show. “We had a huge failure with The Wall, I have to say. Obviously it’s happened only in Hungary […]

STV, Endemol execs launch Scottish indie Very Nice

Scottish entertainment producers Andrew Robertson and Henry Imbert have launched Very Nice, an independent production company specialising in developing entertainment formats. Based in Glasgow, Very Nice aims to produce innovative titles across platforms. Robertson was previously creative director at STV, and moved on the Mentorn Media as head of entertainment where he oversaw commissions and […]

Marcus Wolter to become CEO of newly formed Banijay Germany

Banijay Group is to launch a German outfit with Marcus Wolter acting as CEO from August 2018. In the new role Wolter will oversee all of Banijay Group’s operations in Germany including Brainpool and Banijay Productions Germany. The former Endemol Shine chairman for Northern Europe and CEO of Germany, will also become a shareholder of […]

Show of the week: Big Bounce Battle

Big Bounce Battle promises to be one of the most fun new formats at MIPTV this year. The show, originally from Endemol Shine Netherlands and for German network RTL via Endemol Shine Germany, uses the growing global trend for trampolining and parkour as the centre point of its USP as a format. “It seems like […]

Discovery and Hearst execs join Endemol Shine

Endemol Shine Group has appointed Hearst’s Kathryn Flood and Discovery’s Lawrence Pavely as creative strategists within its commercial partnerships team. Flood and Pavely’s remit will include developing international sales propositions for branded content in the TV and digital sectors. They will be tasked with generating new business sales and working with brands and clients locally […]