Sharon Levy Upped To Chief Content Officer At Endemol Shine North America

Endemol Shine North America has named Sharon Levy its chief content officer, elevating the exec from her prior role as president of unscripted and scripted television for the Banijay-owned studio.

Contestant Dies After Completing ‘Wipeout’ Obstacle Course

The man in his 30s was declared dead at a hospital shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, Los Angeles County coroner’s spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said. The cause of death has not been released, and the man’s name was being withheld until relatives could be notified. The reality competition show ran on ABC from 2008 until 2014 and is being rebooted by TBS and production company Endemol Shine North America.

Endemol Shine North America Taps Michael Heyerman As Unscripted SVP

Endemol Shine-Michael Strahan Team On ‘Money Drop’

Strahan’s SMAC Entertainment and Endemol Shine North America are developing a U.S. version of the game show format that has been produced in 54 global territories and currently airs as hit 5-day-a-week series in the U.K.

Lego TV Competition In The Works

Endemol Shine North America Names Brad Carr, SVP Production

Endemol Shine North America on Friday appointed veteran studio executive Brad Carr, senior vice president, production. He joins Endemol Shine from Critical Content (formerly Relativity Television), where he served as SVP, production. Carr will lead all day-to-day production efforts for both MasterChef and MasterChef Junior, as well as upcoming ABC series Family Food Fight and […]

Cindy Olsen Named Endemol Marketing VP

Endemol Shine North America today named veteran TV and film executive Cindy Olsen its new vice president, marketing. Olsen, who was most recently director of creative and account management at Universal Pictures, has more than 20 years of brand and marketing experience in television, including roles with ABC, Bravo, NBC, Fox and Buena Vista Television. […]

‘Page Six TV’ Host Fugelsang Leaves

Guest hosts are filling in after John Fugelsang’s exit, which was called “a mutually agreed upon decision.”

More Programming Moves At Endemol Shine

Christmas Rini is Endemol Shine North America’s new unscripted development EVP, Michael Weinberg will lead a new syndication unit and Sean Loughlin is promoted to SVP, unscripted development.

 

Endemol Shine North America Makes Scripted, Unscripted Changes

Endemol Shine North America today appointed veteran showrunner and development executive DJ Nurre, executive vice president of unscripted original series, and has made several additional appointments as part of a new global programming strategy set by Sharon Levy, president of unscripted and scripted television. Levy, who joined Endemol Shine North America late last year, also […]

Fox Television Stations Renew ‘Page Six TV’

The freshman daily pop culture syndicated show is extended through the 2018-19 season. It reaches 98% of the U.S.

Endemol Shine Names Ferguson Licensing VP

TV Maverick Vivi Zigler Retires After 40 Years

‘Page Six TV’ To Begin Streaming On Hulu

The freshman syndicated show from the New York Post and Endemol Shine North America will be available the day after broadcast beginning Thursday.

Syndicated ‘Page Six TV’ To Launch Sept. 18

The new strip from Endemol Shine North America and the New York Post has been sold by Twentieth Television in more than 98% of the U.S. Kay O’Connell and Michael Bachmann are executive producers.

Sharon Levy Heads Endemol Shine N.A. Unscripted, Scripted

Endemol Shine North America has named Sharon Levy president, unscripted and scripted television. Levy was most recently EVP of original series for Spike TV, where she spent the last 12 years building the network’s brand with unscripted and scripted series, as well as documentaries. Endemol Shine North America, a division of Endemol Shine Group, has […]

Tejano Star Selena’s Father Sues To Stop TV Series

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The father of slain Tejano star Selena has filed a lawsuit to stop production of a television series based on what he calls an unauthorized book by the singer’s widower, Chris Perez. Abraham Quintanilla filed the lawsuit Friday in Nueces County District Court against Perez, Blue Mariachi Productions, LLC, and […]

Corwin Out, Abrego In At Endemol Shine North America

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Official: ‘Page Six TV’ Headed To Syndication

The co-production of the New York Post and Endemol Shine North America has been picked up by Fox O&Os in 17 markets and is set to debut next fall.

Endemol Shine NA Adds 3 Legal Executives

Endemol Shine North America has added three new executives to its business & legal affairs team. Michael Gifford has been named SVP, business & legal affairs, while Ed Prince and Marjorie Williams have each been named VP, business & legal affairs for Endemol Shine North America. All three are located in the company’s Los Angeles […]

Left Hook Media In Deal With Endemol Shine NA

Fox Stations To Test ‘Page Six TV’

The half-hour syndicated strip based on the New York Post’s long-running gossip feature will be produced by Endemol Shine North America. It will get a three-week run beginning July 18.

Endemol Shine USA Ups Rob Day To EVP

Rob Day has been promoted to EVP, head of unscripted production for Endemol Shine USA, the unscripted division of Endemol Shine North America, whose hit shows include Fox’s MasterChef and MasterChef Junior, CBS’s Big Brother and NBC’s The Biggest Loser.

Endemol Shine Taps Petteway For Brand Division

Endemol Shine Expands Roles Of 2 Execs

Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin renew deals as co-CEOs of Endemol Shine North America, but now adding oversight of the company’s Latin American operations as well.

Q&A WITH CRIS ABREGO

Reality TV Exec: Genre ‘Is Not Going Away’

Although shows such as NBC’s The Voice and ABC’s Dancing With the Stars can still draw sizable audiences, the once-formidable genre has waned. Cris Abrego isn’t worried. The former CEO of 51 Minds, a production company specializing in reality TV productions, was recently tapped as co-chairman and co-chief executive of Endemol Shine North America. He talks about the state of reality TV industry.

Endemol Shine NA Names Julie Holland PR VP

Julie Holland today was named VP, communications, Endemol Shine North America. Holland oversees all unscripted communications efforts for Endemol Shine North America, as well as the company’s PR initiatives surrounding its brand, integration, commercial partnerships and ancillary products group. She also supports Endemol Shine’s corporate, consumer and internal communications efforts, as well as awards, talent […]

Steve Harvey Inks Overall Deal With Endemol

Steve Harvey is expanding his relationship with Endemol Shine North America, the studio behind his nationally syndicated daytime talk show. Harvey has signed an overall production deal with Endemol Shine for his East 112th Street Prods. This marks the first studio deal for year-old 112th Street Prods., which is staffing up with the hire of Family Feud and Steve Harvey exec producer Gerald Washington as president and Donna-Marie Reid as director of development.

Endemol Shine Unveils Digital Leadership

Tamaya Petteway joins as SVP, brand integrations and partnerships; Marisa Hammonds named VP, digital and social media; Kevin Ivey becomes VP, research and insights; while Kelia Tardiff is tapped for VP, brand partnerships.

Randy Jackson In Endemol Shine Producing Deal

True Ent. Duo Add Original Media Oversight

Endemol Shine North America has appointed Steven Weinstock and Glenda Hersh as co-presidents and co-CEOs of True Entertainment and Original Media. In 2000, Weinstock and Hersh co-founded True Entertainment, which was acquired by Endemol in 2003, and will now add Original Media under their umbrella.

Endemol Shine North America Revamps Execs

The new structure is a result of a joint venture that brings together Endemol, Shine and CORE Media