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Warner Bros. Int’l TV reshuffles Netherlands management team

Warner Bros. International Television Production Netherlands (WBITVP NL) has unveiled a new management line up that will see Michiel Van Der Hoeven lead all non-scripted activities and Nelsje Musch-Elzinga oversee business affairs for BlazHoffski Productions and WBITVP NL. Van Der Hoeven became MD non-scripted in 2015, working on successful formats such as First Dates, Adam Looking for Eve, […]

Twenty Twenty finds replacement for CEO

There’s a new chief at Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITVP)’s UK prodco Twenty Twenty. Creative director Emma Willis (pictured) has been promoted to managing director to replace Tim Carter, who is moving to become MD of ITV Studios-owned prodco Shiver. At the same time, Hana Canter is promoted to business director, handing her overall […]

Warner Bros. restructures UK production

Warner Bros. is reorganising following the news that its UK production bosses are leaving. Its UK-based prodcos will sit within its international production division under Ronald Goes under the new structure. The UK operations span Wall to Wall, Twenty Twenty, Ricochet, Yalli and Renegade. They became part of Warner Bros. Television Production UK (WBTVPUK) after Warner Bros. took […]

Warner Bros. hires Hillerbrand to replace Halding

Warner Bros. has brought in Fredrik Hillerbrand to run its production operations in Denmark. He replaces Esben Halding, the former boss of Warner Bros.-owned (and subsequently rebranded) Eyeworks Denmark. Halding had been running the Danish operation for seven years, joining from free TV net TV2. Hillerbrand (also known as ‘Fellini’) becomes the MD for Warner […]

Warner Bros. nabs Endemol Shine exec for Oz

Warner Bros. International Television Production’s Austrlian arm has a new managing director. Michael Brooks will join Warner from Endemol Shine USA, where he was senior VP, programming and executive producer of series such as MasterChef, MasterChef Junior and The Biggest Loser. In August, WBITVP tapped Endemol Shine for another exec, bringing Shaun Murphy in to […]

Warner Bros poaches BBCWW’s Blot for France

Warner Bros. has hired French TV veteran Jean-Louis Blot to run a new production business in France. Blot (pictured), a well-known producer, comes to the studio from the BBC, where he was head of BBC Worldwide Productions France. He will set up and run a new WB division, Warner Bros. International Television Production France, based […]

Warner Bros. completes Eyeworks deal

Warner Bros. has completed its multimillion dollar takeover of Netherlands-based production group Eyeworks. The US studio has obtained the necessary regulatory approvals and now owns the Eyeworks international business. That business spans 15 international territories, excluding the US, which was not part of the deal. Warner Bros. said the acquisition was a landmark for its […]