Paris-based Banijay bets big on India with $2.2-b Endemol Shine deal
Banijay will have almost 200 production companies in 23 territories once the deal is completed in the next 12-18 months. In India, it aims to be the number one production house for unscripted content with formats like ‘Big Brother’ and ‘Fear Factor’. The move will also allow exit for private equity firm KKRbacked Emerald Media, which owns 49% stake in Endemol Shine India.
Banijay Asia, GroupM join hands to offer content and monetisation solution to platforms
The partnership deal, which was in the works for clos...
‘Bigg Boss’ producer to do both fact & fiction
The company is already working on two shows, including the second season of ‘Test Case’ for Al...
Entertainment a new innings for MS Dhoni
Dhoni Entertainment—a company floated by Dhoni this year— and Banijay Asia will create content across genres for multiple platforms.
Banijay Group enters India in equal JV with Deepak Dhar
Dhar, who quit Endemol in December last year after a 14-year stint, will hold 50% equity in Banijay Asia as its founder-CEO for South East Asia operations.
Deepak Dhar quits as Endemol Shine India MD
Dhar is the man behind popular reality shows like Bigg Boss and Khataron Ke Khiladi.
NestAway: Reshaping online realty, one brick at a time
"Listing platforms may get the job half done, but there is so much more that people need when moving in and that is where we see an opportunity. It may be a new concept, but one that holds a lot of promise."
India's Hottest Business Leaders under 40: Entertainment industry is driven by emotions, says Endemol India's Deepak Dhar
Deepak Dhar, MD and CEO, Endemol India introduced disruptive & differentiated content to Indian television.
InMobi's Naveen Tewari, IDG Ventures invest money in online home rentals firm NestAway Technologies
Our goal is to help bridge this trust gap,” said Sahu, who has also founded television technology startup BrizzTV along with Jagadev.
Amitabh Bachchan to do fiction show on TV
The 72-year-old actor is making a debut of a different kind—as actor and producer for a fiction show with film director Anurag Kashyap as creative director.
Bigg Boss 6 set to launch daily tours to let people experience how the show works
For the first time in the close to 13-year-old international history of the reality show owned by Endemol (called Big Brother abroad), visitors are being allowed a chance to see the action live.
Advertisers at L’Oreal, Nokia, Samsung, M&M and Vodafone jostling for ad spots on popular comedy programmes
Marketers at P&G, L’Oreal, Nokia, Samsung, M&M and Voda are jostling for ad spots on a variety of standups and sitcoms on channels.
‘We are ready for the market’
ET speaks to Deepak Dhar, country head, Endemol India, for his views on the changing nature of entertainment.
Amitabh Bachchan to star in TV fiction show
Amitabh Bachchan will make another debut — as a TV actor for a fiction show with film director Anurag Kashyap as creative director.
Endemol, Eros International ink 50:50 content deal, to share investments of Rs 100 crore
The deal to share IPR for TV and films, probably the first of its kind in India, may prove a game-changer for the Rs 40,000-crore Indian TV industry.
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