The Voice Kids


MIPCOM: The Big Deals

With this week’s MIPCOM market coming to a close, TBI looks at the top deals struck out of Cannes. Netflix The streaming giant picked up Keshet International’s When Heroes Fly, the first recipient of the Canneseries Best Series award, for global release in 2019. All ten episodes of the original Hebrew-language drama will be made available in […]

Creating the dream team

Endemol Shine Group’s French prodcos merged on May 1, as the production and distribution giant completed its global consolidation process. Endemol Shine France CEO Nicolas Coppermann tells Pascale Paoli-Lebailly how he plans to use the best of both worlds to find new hits Without sweeping away what has made formats giant Endemol and entertainment-focused Shine […]

Young adults shunning drama for reality – study

Young adults overwhelmingly favour the entertainment and reality genres when watching linear TV, according to a new study. Entertainment represented 40% of young adult (15-34) TV viewing time in ten territories studied in Médiametré’s Young Adults Report. This compares with 36% of the overall population. The figures suggest young adults – or millennials – are […]

Coppermann takes control as Endemol Shine merges France

Endemol Shine is merging its French businesses with Nicolas Coppermann from the Endemol side of the operation taking charge, and Shine’s Thierry Lachkar leaving, TBI can reveal France was the one international territory where the production and distribution giant had not unified its operations in the wake of its mega merger, and the subsequent creation […]

ITV confirms deal for The Voice

ITV has confirmed it has swooped for The Voice, taking it from the BBC. The UK commercial broadcaster had been widely rumoured to have wrested the show from the BBC after the UK pubcaster confirmed it had lost the rights, but official confirmation only came through this morning. ITV will debut its version of the […]

ITV wins The Voice, questions over X Factor

UK pubcaster the BBC has confirmed it will no longer show The Voice after the upcoming fifth season ends, with rival broadcaster ITV understood to have poached the singing talent series. ITV currently shows FremantleMedia format The X Factor and if The Voice deal is confirmed the future of that show on ITV will be […]

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 […]

Chinese video platform takes Voice Kids rights

Chinese online video platform Youku Tudou has acquired rights to remake John de Mol’s format The Voice Kids. This is the second major international format de Mol created that Youku Tudou is remaking, after it took rights to make a Chinese version of Endemol’s flagship show Big Brother. Youku Tudou has taken the exclusive remake […]