Satisfaction Group

John de Mol’s Talpa strikes format JV with France’s Satisfaction

John de Mol’s prodco Talpa has struck a deal that hands exclusive rights to produce and sell its formats in France to Arthur Essebag’s Satisfaction Group. The deal, structured as a joint venture, will provide Satisfaction with access to formats including Avastars, Hunting Season, A Quiz For You, Hit The Road, Kids Buy A House and Marble […]

Satisfaction Group buys Sony Pictures Television’s French unscripted business

French reality producer Satisfaction Group has acquired Sony Pictures Television’s (SPT) unscripted production interests in the country and its sibling firm Starling. Satisfaction, which is led by CEO Judith Aboulkheir and owned by Arthur World Participation Group (AWPG), will create a new joint venture in which it will hold an 80% stake, with Sony taking […]