Gil Goldschein

Bunim/Murray opens up in New York

US unscripted producer Bunim/Murray has recruited Rob Bagshaw to run a new New York office. BMP is part of the Banijay group and counts Project Runway and Keeping Up with the Kardashian among its credits. Bagshaw has been showrunner or exec producer on reality shows including Top Chef Masters and BMP’s Project Runway All Stars, […]

Power Play: why celebs are becoming execs

As the global media superpowers march into ever more sectors, A-list actors, musicians, fashion gurus and novelists are taking control of television projects. Jesse Whittock reports on the rise of the celebrity superproducer. In the past, the glamorous worlds of film, sport, pop music and fashion looked down their noses at TV from behind the […]

Bunim/Murray and Endemol option Nobody’s Perfect

Bunim/Murray, Endemol, Odeon and Aito have all taken local options of Armoza-distributed dating format Nobody’s Perfect. Endemol has picked up rights in the Netherlands, Odeon in Germany and Aito in Finland. Banijay-owned Bunim/Murray has licensed it in the US. Pitched as a ‘unique social experiment’ the format gets couples to reveal their innermost secrets on […]

Charlize Theron launches reality JV with Banijay

Hollywood actress Charlize Theron has taken her move into reality TV production a step further by launching a joint venture with US-based Bunim/Murray Productions. This follows the news Banijay-owned Bunim-Murray and Theron’s shingle Denver & Delilah were co-developing Glam Wars (fka Glam Squad) for NBCUniversal-owned Style Network. The deal marks Theron’s first move into unscripted […]