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Banijay Media Germany appoints Nienaber as Co-MD

Media and entertainment powerhouse, Banijay, has announced the appointment of Christian Nienaber as the new Co-Managing Director of creative and marketing agency, Banijay Media Germany. Effective from April, Nienaber will be working alongside long-standing Managing Director of Banijay Media Germany, Ingrid Langheld, as they jointly take charge of the agency’s business areas: House Of Brands, […]

January 18, 2024

Banijay unveils Banijay Branded Entertainment

Media and entertainment powerhouse, Banijay, has unveiled its new branded content department – Banijay Branded Entertainment (BBE). Overseen by recently appointed Head of Branded Entertainment Business Development, Carlotta Rossi Spencer, the division is tasked with further evolving the group’s global efforts in this space. Housed centrally within Banijay, BBE will leverage the group’s expansive global […]

November 28, 2023

All3Media bids in final stage

The auction for All3Media has reached its final stage with three frontrunners: Banijay, Peter Chernin’s North Road, and a venture bid from Goldman Sachs are all in the running. Going up for sale in May with a sought price of around £1 billion (€1.15bn), All3Media is co-owned by Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) and Liberty Global. […]

October 23, 2023

Report: Banijay tops global format commissions

Formats are proving to be resilient to the decline in commissioning activity experienced across the wider media industry according to a report from Ampere Analysis. While the volume of Unscripted titles announced in North America fell by 14 per cent between H1 2022 and H1 2023, titles based on formats were less affected with a […]

October 23, 2023

Banijay Asia forays into live entertainment

Banijay Asia, the Indian content powerhouse, has announced its foray into Live Entertainment & Special Events, with an unforgettable pre-match entertainment ceremony at the historic India-Pakistan cricket match. Produced and executed by Banijay Asia, and orchestrated by BCCI, the star-studded event, titled “A Musical Odyssey,” took place at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, […]

October 19, 2023

Big Brother to return with multi-channel takeover

ITV has announced that the new series of Big Brother will start on October 8th. To mark the return of the ultimate social experiment, Big Brother: The Launch will air on ITV1, ITV2 and ITVX in a disruptive multi-channel and streaming takeover. The remainder of the series will be available nightly at 9pm on ITV2 […]

September 25, 2023

ITV kicks off Big Brother launch campaign

As Big Brother prepares to makes its return to UK television in October, moving onto ITV2 and ITVX, the launch campaign has kicked off. Starting with a series of promos, each will cast Big Brother’s gaze out into the real world by using the show’s recognisable voice to narrate over everyday scenes. They seek to […]

September 8, 2023

Banijay Kids & Family partners with The Polar Bears

Banijay Kids & Family, a specialist in children’s entertainment behind popular shows such as Totally Spies! and Mr Bean: The Animated Series, has announced a partnership with YouTube revenue experts, The Polar Bears, to boost the commercial performance of its digital network. The partnership will see Banijay Kids & Family leverage The Polar Bears’ expertise, […]

September 6, 2023

Banijay France names new leadership

Banijay France, part of media and entertainment powerhouse Banijay, has announced new senior leadership at ALP, with Frédéric Lussato, promoted to President and Julien Magne becoming Managing Director. Both roles are effective immediately in line with Alexia Larouche-Joubert’s promotion to CEO, Banijay France. Lussato, who previously served as Managing Director, ALP, has been upped to […]

September 1, 2023

Banijay’s MasterChef served up to French-Canada

Media and entertainment company Banijay has announced that its global cookery hit MasterChef is set for a new international adaptation in French-Canada, produced by production company Pixcom, in collaboration with Quebecor Content. In a deal negotiated by Banijay’s global distribution arm, Banijay Rights, Canadian French-language network TVA will broadcast a first season of MasterChef Quebec […]

August 7, 2023