Content-Hungry Bidders Circle Endemol

Several bidders, including Liberty Global, are preparing offers for TV production company Endemol Shine, maker of classic reality show Big Brother and the dystopian Black Mirror dramas, before an initial deadline next week.

Will Keenan To Head Startup Streamup

Abrego, Corwin To Lead Endemol-Shine-Core

Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin have been named co-chairmen and co-CEOs North America of the new joint venture of Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media.

Hincks Named Prez Of Shine-Endemol-Core

Endemol CEO Tim Hincks will serve as president of the new joint venture to be formed by 21st Century Fox’s Shine Group, Endemol and Core Media. He will report to CEO Sophie Turner Laing.

Fox, Apollo Create Multiplatform Content Co.

Former BSkyB content executive Sophie Turner Laing will be CEO of the new group that brings together Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media.

New CEO For Endemol-Shine-Core Media

Former BSkyB content executive Sophie Turner Laing will lead the company to be formed by the combination of 21st Century Fox’s Shine Group, Endemol and Core Media as CEO, the companies said Sunday. The former managing director of content for U.K. pay TV giant BSkyB will lead what will be the world’s largest independent TV producer.

Apollo Global Eyes Control Of Endemol

Endemol Names Martha Brass COO

The TV production company, known for such shows as Big Brother and Hell on Wheels, also appoints a CFO and establishes a management committee.

Virginie Calmels Resigns As Endemol COO

Peter Chernin Firm Circling Endemol, Core

The former News Corp. president is in preliminary discussions to merge his independent entertainment company, Apollo Global Management, with two prominent reality television production firms, Endemol and Core Media Group.

Alex Duda Named EP Of ‘Steve Harvey’

The syndication veteran will be in charge of the new the one-hour show that will be produced in Chicago and debut this fall.

Endemol Close To Debt-Restructuring Deal

The producer of Wipeout, Fear Factor and Big Brother says that more than two-thirds of its lenders back the proposal.

Mediaset To Bid On Reality Shop Endemol

Mediaset, the Italian broadcast and cinema giant controlled by Italy’s recently ousted prime minister, has said it will make a bid to take over troubled Dutch reality television producer Endemol.

Time Warner Makes Bid For Endemol

Time Warner Inc has made a non-binding offer for debt-burdened Dutch TV production company Endemol, a spokesman for Endemol said on Friday.

NBC O&Os Add ‘Steve Harvey’ For 2012

The 10 stations will carry the new show from Endemol USA that will debut in syndication next fall. The one-hour show will be based largely on Harvey’s relationship advice books.

Steve Harvey Developing Talk Show For 2012

The project, produced by Endemol USA and distributed by NBCUniversal, is described as a “comedy show with talk show elements” that will focus on relationship issues.

Why Social TV Will Become A Really Big Deal

The CEO of Endemol, the world’s largest independent production house, says social TV is “going to be huge.” The CEO of Hulu calls it a game-changer. And the research firm Futurescape says social TV has “radical implications for the future of television viewing.” Is it just hyperbole, or are real economics in play? There are three arenas where social TV is quickly gaining traction, and all three have the potential to become billion dollar businesses by themselves.

Endemol’s Chief Executive Steps Down

Endemol, the world’s largest independent television producer by revenue, profits and programming hours, has parted company with its CEO, Ynon Kreiz. The departure of Kreiz will herald a restructuring of the $2.8 billion debt that has beset the company during most of his tenure, according to people close to the company.

Tom Toumazis To Leave Reality Producer Endemol

AOL, Endemol Partner For Web Content

Jungle Fever: NBC Orders ‘Wild’ Dating Show