The Face

Naomi Campbell to show Face in Cannes

Supermodel Naomi Campbell will be in Cannes with Shine International to promote her debuting reality competition series The Face. Campbell will host a private screening on the second day of MIPCOM (Tuesday, October 8) at the Majestic Hotel’s Diane Theatre. The Face, created by Shine America, sees a trio of international models go head-to-head in […]

Naomi Campbell takes her Face to Foxtel

Supermodel Naomi Campbell is to executive produce an Australian version of her modelling competition format The Face, which Shine Australia will produce. The format is set for a run on pay TV provider Foxtel’s FOX8 channel in 2014, with Campbell set to both exec and head up the production. Campbell helmed in the first version […]

Shine America hires programming execs

Shine’s fast-expanding US division has made two hires. It has recruited Robin Feinberg as VP, programming and Rachel Dax (pictured) as VP, production. Feinberg has worked on series including Legally Blonde and The Biggest Loser and will oversee current unscripted programming initiatives for Shine America. Series under Feinberg’s  include The Face on Oxygen, Minute To […]

Kurland out as Sky restructures factual team

UK satcaster BSkyB is saying goodbye to head of factual entertainment commissioning Michele Kurland as the result of a divisional restructure. Sky plans to merge its factual entertainment and factual commissioning teams, with Celia Taylor assuming the new role of head of factual commissioning. Kurland’s role will now be merged into Taylor’s remit. The role […]

Shine America promotes production chief

Shine America has promoted unscripted TV veteran Linda Giambrone to the role of executive VP and head of production. Giambrone was previously senior VP and production head but has been upped after doing “a phenomenal job over the last two years overseeing all production aspects of our unscripted programming slate,” according to Shine America’s president […]