The Chernin Group


Endemol India producing SET drama with Bollywood star

Sony Entertainment Television and Endemol India are working on a major new drama series starring Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan. The currently untitled series will go out on SET India and be based on an idea from Endemol, which is coproducing with Bachchan’s prodco Saraswati Creations. Bachchan is one of the most influential actors in Bollywood […]

Peter Chernin invests in Indian animation firm

The Asian division of Peter Chernin’s company has taken a stake in an Indian animation and comic book firm. CA Media, the Asian investment division of The Chernin Group, has acquired a large minority stake in Graphic India. The Indian firm launched last year and specialises in creating superhero properties for the Indian market. The […]

Peter Chernin buys into YouTube channel operator

Peter Chernin’s investment vehicle has bought a stake in Base79, the digital company that operates a bouquet of YouTube channels. The Chernin Group (TCG) has paid US$10 million for a 25% stake in the company, which said it will use the cash to invest in technology and to launch channels in new territories. The company […]

Peter Chernin’s media firm gets Qatari cash boost

Qatar Holding has reportedly made a major investment in Peter Chernin’s media company The Chernin Group. Along with a large investment from private equity firm Providence, Chernin has about $300 million to fund expansion of his fledgling company, news wires reported. Former News Corp. COO Chernin will use the cash to invest in TV, film […]