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EMG, Gravity Media combine businesses

The Boards of Directors of EMG, a provider of  broadcast services and media solutions for live sports, entertainment and events, and Gravity Media, a provider of complex live creative production and media services, have confirmed the completion of a definitive agreement to combine their businesses. The combination of their complementary businesses creates one of the […]

January 11, 2024

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

Seven.One restructures management

As part of the transformation of ProSiebenSat.1, the management of the Seven.One Entertainment Group is also being reorganised. Due to the strategic realignment of the Group and the focus on the core business of entertainment, ProSiebenSat.1 CEO Bert Habets will also become the CEO of the Seven.One Entertainment Group. The three-member management team also includes […]

October 19, 2023

Garcia heads ITV Studios Iberia

ITV Studios has announced that entertainment executive Nathalie Garcia is joining its international production group as Managing Director of ITV Studios Iberia, effective November 1st. The new entity will be the exclusive home of ITV Studios’ formats in Spain such as The Voice (La Voz), The Voice Kids (La Voz Kids) and The Chase (El […]

October 9, 2023

BAFTA Television Awards winners announced

BAFTA has announced the winners of the BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises 2023 at a star-studded ceremony in London. Celebrating the very best of television in 2022, the ceremony was hosted by Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan and broadcast on BBC One and iPlayer, with further coveage on BAFTA social channels. Kate Winslet won […]

May 14, 2023

Peter Crouch joins The Masked Dancer panel

After the success of the first series, The Masked Dancer is back as the celebrity cast attempts to baffle and bamboozle the panel and viewers with their fancy footwork and dance moves whilst covered from head to toe in extravagant and elaborate costumes. This series footballing legend Peter Crouch will be hoping he can hit […]

May 3, 2022

ITV’s Eat Them To Defeat Them aims to build on a billion in new campaign

ITV and Veg Power’s health-eating campaign, Eat Them To Defeat Them, returns for 2022 with the aim of one million children receiving activity packs. Since the campaign debuted in January 2019, Eat Them To Defeat Them has led to sales of almost one billion additional children’s portions of vegetables – worth just under £92 million. […]

February 11, 2022

ProSiebenSat.1 expands production business

Seven.One Entertainment Group, the entertainment company of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, is expanding its content pipeline for local content with the establishment of a new Red Arrow production company in Germany. The latest creative forge, based in Cologne, will develop and produce entertainment formats for all Seven.One Entertainment Group platforms, among others, from 2022. The new […]

February 10, 2022

Telia returns to EBITDA growth

Telia company, the Nordics telco, has reported its Q1 results. Net sales declined 2.7 per cent to SEK 21,814 million (€21.m) and like for like, net sales remained unchanged. Service revenues decreased 4.9 per cent to SEK 18,747 million and like for like, service revenues declined 2.3 per cent. The outlook for 2021 remains unchanged. […]

April 23, 2021

Stellify Media scores format deal with Masked Singer creator

Stellify Media, the Sony Pictures Television-owned indie and producers of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire..?, have secured the UK and US options for My Ranking, a brand-new format from Masked Singer creator Won-Woo Park. My Ranking is an exciting studio games show mixed with a celebrity singing contest, where contestants are challenged to guess […]

April 22, 2021