Ted Bookstaver

Ex-Endemol Shine sales exec joins Lionsgate

Former Endemol Shine International exec Gisela Asimus-Minnbergh has joined Lionsgate to help launch its global unscripted and formats division. She will be in Cannes next week selling the US studio’s first wholly-owned broadcast unscripted series, Kicking and Screaming, which is from Fear Factor producer and debuts on Fox in January 2017. Asimus-Minnbergh will focus on […]

Ex-Eyeworks, Shine exec joins Lionsgate

Former Eyeworks and Shine International sales exec Ted Bookstaver has joined US studio Lionsgate Television. He will take up the newly-created post of senior VP, alternative programming sales. In the role, he will oversee global sales of Lionsgate’s slate of alternative (unscripted) shows. Lionsgate’s executive VP, alternative programming Jennifer O’Connell, who joined last year after […]

Ex-Eyeworks exec joins Shine International

Shine International has hired Ted Bookstaver as senior VP, head of Americas. He was previously senior VP, international sales at Eyeworks International Distribution, which has effectively shuttered after Warner Bros. acquired the Eyeworks Group. At Shine Group’s sales arm he succeeds Tania Jacobson, who will remain at Shine as senior VP, sales for the Americas. […]