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Banijay Rights acquires rights to Boris Johnson docuseries

Banijay Rights has acquired global distribution rights to Boris (working title), a new 72 Films documentary series that chronicles the rise and fall of former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Produced by 72 Films (The Trump Show, Crime & Punishment) for Channel 4 in the UK, Boris is the definitive documentary series that reveals the […]

February 20, 2023

Beyond Entertainment, Custom Nuts form Beyond Custom Nuts

Beyond Entertainment, part of content powerhouse, Banijay, has entered into a new partnership with independent animation and creative studio, Custom Nuts. The partners have agreed a slate development deal to co-produce cutting-edge animated series for the international market, with the first three projects (Jock and Sunny, Shape & Shapers and Classical Chaos) launching this month […]

February 6, 2023

Banijay takes Marie Antoinette global

Banijay Rights, the global distribution arm of content powerhouse Banijay, has announced further sales of historical drama Marie Antoinette. Produced by Banijay Studios France, CAPA Drama and Les Gens, this Canal+ Creation Originale eight-part series – created and written by Deborah Davis (The Favourite) – has been acquired by Antenna Plus (Ant1+) in Greece, Ceska […]

January 24, 2023

Big Brother hits 65th market

Banijay Rights has announced that Big Brother VIP will be adapted for the Republic of Kosovo. Co-produced by Klan Kosova and Artmotion, the new series will air on Klan Kosova from the December 5th, bringing the Banijay format to 65 countries. Originally created by EndemolShine Nederland, Big Brother recently returned to Telefe in Argentina after […]

November 30, 2022

Film and TV Charity celebrates Behind The Scenes Week

The Film and TV Charity is launching the UK’s first ever Behind the Scenes Week from November 28th to December 2nd, celebrating all of the people working behind the scenes in film, TV, and cinema who make a valuable contribution to the UK’s creative sector. During Behind The Scenes Week, the Charity, which works behind […]

November 25, 2022

BBC Three names Young MasterChef judges

BBC Three has revealed its forthcoming Young MasterChef judges: Poppy O’Toole and Kerth Gumbs. Michelin-trained internet cooking sensation, O’Toole, and renowned London Chef, Gumbs, lead the newest incarnation of the popular MasterChef format. The ten-part series from Shine TV, part of Banijay UK, will transmit in 2023 and be available on BBC iPlayer. Presiding over […]

October 17, 2022

Banijay to acquire Beyond

Content producer and distributor Banijay has entered into a Scheme Implementation Deed to acquire scripted and non-scripted multi-territory content group Beyond International Limited. Beyond has been listed on the Australian Securities Exchange since 1987, but once the Scheme is implemented it will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Banijay and its shares will cease to be […]

October 6, 2022By Colin Mann

Three bids for M6?

Stephane Courbit, the chair of Banijay, has emerged as the frontrunner bidding for M6 Group via his FL Entertainment investor, along with other, reports Bloomberg. M6 owner Bertelsmann put it on the block after the regulator stopped its TF1 merger, and has reportedly received three offers. The group led Courbit has offered €20 a share […]

September 26, 2022

Banijay acquires Sony Pictures Television Germany

Content producer and distributor Banijay is to acquire Sony Pictures Film und Fernseh Produktions GmbH (Sony Pictures Television Germany) from Sony Pictures Television. Led by Astrid Quentell and Mirek Nitsch, who will remain in position, the company, which is soon to undergo a name change, will join Banijay Germany’s burgeoning portfolio of labels. The deal, […]

July 28, 2022

Tubular Labs insights for Banijay

Tubular Labs, a specialist in global social video intelligence and measurement, has announced a partnership with Banijay Rights, the global distribution arm of TV production company Banijay. With a multi-genre portfolio of over 130,000 hours of programming, Banijay Rights is using Tubular Labs to gain a better understanding of the company’s social media content strategies […]

July 22, 2022