Simon Shaps

Fox, Apollo plan Endemol, Shine, Core merger

21st Century Fox plans to create a joint venture with fund manager Apollo Global Management that would house a combined group of Endemol, Shine and CORE Media. Fox, Apollo plan to merge three major global production companies Move would bring Big Brother, MasterChef and Idol franchises together for first time No guarantee of deal, but […]

Simon Shaps sets up shop at Idol producer Core

At Core, Shaps will be MD, international content and production and create a London-based team that will develop formats for the European and US markets. He will report to Core Media boss Marc Graboff, the former boss of NBC. He said: “Core is committed to bringing its unique approach for creating and developing our own […]