Sophie Ferron,President and Founder of award-winning format production and distribution company Media Ranch, announced multiple option deals for its virtual reality dating format, Too Shy to Date. Options were signed in the U.S., U.K., France, and The Netherlands. Media Ranch also announced a co-development deal with Korea’s Something Special, in addition to an option deal for Miracle Habits, acquired from Something Special in a format exchange partnership. Media Ranch has signed a … [Read more...] about Media Ranch announces European, UK, and US format options and co-development deal with Something Special
Endemol Shine announced that it has agreed to distribute additional series with FOX Entertainment’s ad-supported streaming service Tubi in the US. This agreement will see worldwide hits MasterChef and LEGO® Masters available for distribution on the AVOD platform. FOX is the home for the US formats of these shows and the deal will see Tubi become the only platform in America where international versions such as MasterChef Australia, MasterChef Mexico, MasterChef Canada, and the UK and Australian … [Read more...] about Endemol Shine enters deal with U.S. streaming service Tubi for global formats of MasterChef and Lego® Masters
Banijay has lifted the lid on its latest re-brand following the successful completion of its landmark acquisition of Endemol Shine Group. As the ink settles on the deal, the global content production and distribution leader confirms a new and contemporary brand identity in line with its recently-elevated portfolio. Confirming the new group and its operations will be entitled “Banijay”, the business is rolling out new logos, an iconic B, a fresh colour palette, and an overhauled website, … [Read more...] about Banijay unveils new identity and portfolio
Armoza Formats has announced that Banijay companies Magnolia Italy and Magnolia Spain, have now picked up Armoza’s new singing competition The Final Four. Launched at MIPTV, the show began to close deals during the market and now continues to bring on new countries, with five countries including France and Norway now signed on for the local rights. In The Final Four (13x90-120’), for the first time on TV, the four superstar-quality finalists will be announced in the season premiere! … [Read more...] about The Final Four in Italy and Spain.
Paris - Banijay Group announced that leading drama executive Takis Candilis has been appointed Head of Scripted of Banijay Group. In this newly created role, Candilis will be directly in charge of Banijay’s scripted production company in France and will oversee the entire scripted production business for the Banijay Group. Based in Paris, Candilis’ remit will see him expand the French scripted business and the international drama output. Marco Bassetti, Group CEO of Banijay, commented, “We … [Read more...] about Candilis leads Banijay’s scripted content
London – Banijay International has secured international distribution rights to the much-anticipated Sing It On, a brand new, original docu-reality series inspired by the blockbuster movie Pitch Perfect. The UK-based independent content distributor will launch the series to the international market following its initial run in the U.S. on Pop, which premiered the series last week to coincide with the film release of Pitch Perfect 2. Set in the fiercely competitive world of collegiate … [Read more...] about Banijay International secures ‘Sing It On’