Shine Iberia


Atresmedia and TV 2 build local ‘LEGO Masters’

Spanish broadcaster Atresmedia and Norway’s TV 2 have both commissioned local versions of Banijay’s LEGO Masters entertainment format. Atresmedia has ordered a first series run from Banijay Iberia’s Shine Iberia, whilst TV 2 has commissioned its adaptation from Mastiff Norway, with the format having now been sold to a total of 13 broadcasters. The format […]

Round-up: ‘Don’t Forget The Lyrics’ for Portugal’s RTP1; STV Player rolls out UK-wide; Rai Ragazzi pre-buys ‘Grisù’

‘Don’t Forget The Lyrics’ for Portugal’s RTP1 RTP1 in Portugal has picked up a local adaptation of Banijay’s Don’t Forget The Lyrics format, with Não Te Esqueças Da Letra to be produced by Shine Iberia. Presented by João Paulo Rodrigues, the musical game show will air in Portugal on Saturday evenings from this spring. Singing ability plays no part […]

Formats round-up: Banijay, Story Lab, Vivendi strike deals

Exclusive: Banijay’s Magnolia options Hold On To Your Seat in Italy Banijay-backed Magnolia has picked up the rights to French quiz show format Hold On To Your Seat for Italy. The Italian producer acquired rights for the long-running format – originally created and produced by Paris-based prodco Effervescence – from distributor Widenn Content. The iconic […]

Endemol Shine sends Stripped to Portugal

Endemol has sent prime-time social experiment Stripped to Portugal.  Portuguese terrestrial broadcaster TVI has commissioned an eight-part order of the format, to be produced by Shine Iberia. Known locally as Começar do Zero, the series finds everyday people challenged to strip themselves of everything they own to find out what they really need to be happy. Over […]

B’casters check into Hotel Hell, have Nightmares

All3Media International has shopped local versions of its Kitchen Nightmares and Hotel Hell formats to European broadcasters. In Portugal, commercial broadcaster TVI has ordered Kitchen Nightmares, in which a successful restaurateur mentors less struggling restaurant owners. Shine Iberia is producing the 13-part format locally. Elsewhere in Iberia, Spanish free TV station La Sexta has greenlit […]

Endemol Shine outlines Iberia organisation

Endemol Shine Group has outlined how it will structure its business in Spain and Portugal, creating a new regional hub, Endemol Shine Iberia. The new ESG unit will comprise all of the company’s prodcos in Spain and Portugal: Shine Iberia, Zeppelin, Gestmusic, Diagonal TV and Endemol Portugal. The news is notable as it is the […]

Boomerang restructures entertainment team

Spain’s Boomerang TV Group has hired a pair of executives, one a MasterChef producer, as its restructures its entertainment division. Encarna Pardo’s entertainment unit has promoted Susana Pérez (pictured left) to deputy general director, while Eva Sanz has rejoined the firm to become coordinator of content, taking executive responsibility for production and direction. Former Antena 3 […]

Shine appoints Iberia acquisitions boss

Shine Iberia has recruited Ruth Martínez as its new head of acquisitions. Martínez will be acquiring for the Spain and Portugal arm of the producer and distributor, which oversees formats including MasterChef in the region and also handles Talpa formats, which include The Voice and Utopia. She was head of acquisitions and sales at Spanish […]

Anything Goes in Europe, Brazil

French comedy entertainment format Anything Goes has landed commissions in four new territories. Spain’s Antena 3, Ukraine’s 1+1, Romania’s Antena 1 and Brazil’s Globo have all ordered local versions of the format, in which comedians are tasked with performing humour tasks. Meanwhile, Shine Iberia has been commissioned to produce a second season on Portuguese broadcaster […]

New role for Lisa Higginson at Shine

Shine is looking for a new UK-based sales director following the news that Lisa Higginson is relocating from the UK to Australia. As senior sales manager, Higginson is responsible for selling Shine content to the CEE and CIS regions as well as Israel, Turkey and Greece. She is relocating to Sydney where she will take […]