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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 reorganises business in Asia

Media and entertainment powerhouse, Banijay, has announced the reorganisation of Banijay in Asia, combining two  entities – Endemol Shine India and Banijay Asia – under the leadership of Deepak Dhar, who has been appointed the Founder & Group CEO – Banijay Asia and Endemol Shine India. Building a regional content powerhouse, the move follows the […]

July 17, 2023

Armoza Formats is ITV Studios Israel production

ITV Studios has announced the expansion of Armoza Formats with its new production company, Armoza Productions. The Israeli-based content creators and distributors will now serve as the production arm of ITV Studios within Israel, producing all ITV Studios content in the future. The production company is already attached to produce the new season of ITV […]

March 2, 2022

Virtual production studio Final Pixel launches

Former BBC Studios and Endemol Shine executive – Michael McKenna, launches Final Pixel, a global creative studio, specialising in Virtual Production, whose ambition is to partner with film, TV, and commercials producers to unlock the benefits of filming with LED walls and game engine technology. With interest from across the globe and work already secured […]

February 1, 2021

Banijay sets UK leadership

Banijay has revealed a revised executive structure for its UK holding, following the recent acquisition of Endemol Shine Group. From September, former ESG Chief Creative Officer, Peter Salmon, will lead Banijay UK as Executive Chairman, with former territory Chief Operating Officer, Lucinda Hicks, by his side, taking up the post of Chief Executive Officer. Moving […]

August 11, 2020

Endemol Shine channels on STIRR

Endemol Shine has announces the premiere of four digital linear channels with US ad-supported streaming service STIRR, as well as a selection of titles to launch as VoD and within the STIRR City channel. The initial roll out will see Wipeout Xtra, a physical game show destination and Deal or No Deal, the home for […]

July 17, 2020

Banijay completes Endemol Shine acquisition

Banijay has announced the completion of the acquisition of Endemol Shine Group, previously co-owned by The Walt Disney Company and funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management. The deal is valued at $2.2 billion. The closed deal, which has been successfully approved by the relevant regulators worldwide in consultation with relevant employee representative bodies, […]

July 3, 2020