Matt Creasey


Hulu signs Endemol Shine, Sony shows

US on-demand service Hulu has secured rights to E4 comedy-drama My Mad Fat Diary and a multi-year licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Television. The 16x60mins Mad Fat Diary will be available exclusively in the US via Hulu’s ad-free and limited ad plans, comprising three seasons. Hulu acquired the Tiger Aspect Productions coming-of-age period drama series […]

Endemol Shine Group: the story so far

The enormous distribution group created by the merger of Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media is taking shape, with a raft of new appointments, executives leaving the business and former staffers turning up elsewhere. Here are the key appointments at the new super group. Endemol Shine Group has been shaping up under CEO Sophie Turner […]

Sales arm shapes up at Endemol Shine

The merged global sales unit of Endemol Shine Group will be called Endemol Shine International. The unit will encompass the Endemol Worldwide Distribution and Shine International, and have bases in eight cities including London, LA, Paris, Sydney, Miami and Moscow and new bases in Singapore and Mumbai. Cathy Payne (pictured) will lead ESI as chief […]

Bananas in Pyjamas lands at Disney Junior

Disney Junior in Canada has picked up preschool kids series Bananas in Pyjamas. The channel has acquired two seasons of the CGI animated series comprising 156x12mins in all. The shows is sold internationally by Endemol Worldwide Distribution and the Disney deal was cut by Matt Creasey,  its senior VP, sales and acquisitions, Americas, Asia, Australia […]

Endemol takes rights to sci-fi series Continuum

Endemol has picked up international rights to sci-fi series Continuum. It has inked a deal with the show’s producers, Reunion Pictures, and sales arm Endemol Worldwide Distribution will sell the show internationally. Production recently started on a second 13x1hrs season of the show and the Endemol deal gives it rights to any future seasons. The […]