HBO Max builds Banijay’s ‘The Bridge’ reality format in Brazil

WarnerMedia-owned US streamer HBO Max has ordered a Brazilian version of Banijay’s survival reality format The Bridge. Produced by WarnerMedia Latin America in partnership with Endemol Shine Brasil, the series is being developed by Sergio Nakasone and executive produced by Paula Kirchner and Anouk Aaron, from WarnerMedia Latin America, and produced by Nani Freitas and […]

Banijay taps Zeppelin exec to lead new Iberian creative agency

Banijay has diversified its Iberian operations by rolling out a new creative agency to be led a Zeppelin exec, just days after unveiling a talent division in France. The label, IMA, will be part of Banijay Iberia and is being led by Agus Cantero. It will offer “boutique creative solutions and services” to help promote […]

Banijay rejigs in Spain, appoints MD for ‘The Bridge’ prodco Zeppelin

Banijay is restructuring its operations in Iberia by appointing Amparo Castellano as MD of The Bridge prodco Zeppelin and moving all of DLO/Magnolia’s unscripted projects into the company. Castellano, who had been MD of entertainment at Banijay Iberia’s DLO/Magnolia since 2014, will now lead Zeppelin with a remit to expand growth both locally and on […]

Channel 4 builds ‘The Bridge’

UK broadcaster Channel 4 has commissioned a new reality competition format, narrated by actor James McAvoy. The five-part The Bridge is based on a format originally created by Zeppelin, a Banijay Iberia company, and being produced by Manchester-based Workerbee. It is set to air later this year. The show will see 12 strangers come together, on […]

Endemol Shine outlines Iberia organisation

Endemol Shine Group has outlined how it will structure its business in Spain and Portugal, creating a new regional hub, Endemol Shine Iberia. The new ESG unit will comprise all of the company’s prodcos in Spain and Portugal: Shine Iberia, Zeppelin, Gestmusic, Diagonal TV and Endemol Portugal. The news is notable as it is the […]