Michelle Phan

New launches for Endemol Shine’s ICON MCN

Endemol Shine Beyond has launched an Asian version of its lifestyle-focused ICON YouTube channel. ICON Asia will air local fashion, travel, lifestyle and beauty content and will sit alongside Endemol’s ICON Network counterparts in the UK, US, France and Germany. The online channel will be launched out of Endemol Shine Beyond’s Asia hub in Singapore […]

10 MIPTV takeaways: #4 eclectic talent on the Croisette

The list of famous faces in Cannes last week reads like a mad hatter’s tea party sat around a TV (or crowded round a mobile phone) watching Game of Thrones. MIPTV takeaways: #1 no Rising Star, but Roots established MIPTV takeaways: #2 VR now a reality? MIPTV takeaways: #3 Vivendi puts Europe in the spotlight MIPTV takeaways: #4 eclectic […]

Endemol Beyond, Viacom launch German Icon

Endemol Beyond Germany and Viacom International Media Networks Northern Europe have partnered to launch a local version of multiplatform lifestyle channel Icon. The pair and brand partner ASOS has created FLiP, which is a local language version of Icon, which premiered in the UK and US in March 2015 and is now being adapted in […]

Ex-Endemol Beyond USA chief joins start-up

Former Endemol Beyond USA president Will Keenan has joined live streaming platform Streamup as president and chief content officer. Keenan left the US division of Endemol Shine Group’s multichannel networks arm in August, with Adrian Sexton named as his replacement in the interim. His new gig, Streamup, is a non-ad-supported live-streaming platform that has built […]

Endemol Beyond hires for new regional hub

Endemol Shine Group’s digital division, Endemol Beyond, is opening up a new hub in Asia. The production and distribution group has recruited Christopher Smith to run the new Singapore-based operation and he joins from media agency Mindshare. The Asian hub will make Asia-skewed versions of Endemol Beyond digital formats, starting with a local version of […]

Endemol Beyond launches online channel

Endemol’s digital division has teamed up with YouTube beauty and fashion expert Michelle Phan to launch Icon, a new online channel. Content from the new Endemol Beyond unit will be available in the US and UK on YouTube as well as via Dailymotion, Roku, Pluto TV and connected TV and social media platforms. The channel will […]