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.
Endemol Shine India acquires rights of Richa Mukherjee’s 'Kanpur Khoofiya'
The crime-fiction adventure was published in August by Harper Coll...
HMSI to invest Rs 630 crore to ramp up capacity by 0.6 million by 2020
The new assembly line will come up at its scooters-only plant at Vitha...
Deepak Dhar quits as Endemol Shine India MD
Dhar is the man behind popular reality shows like Bigg Boss and Khataron Ke Khiladi.
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.
Rs 100 crore defamation case filed against Kamal Haasan for using castiest slur on 'Bigg Boss'
Puthiya Tamizhagam has sought damages for hurting the sentiments of those living in slums and huts.
KKR scouts buyers for 49% stake in producer of Big Boss show
US private equity fund KKR could fetch Rs 450-700 crore for its stake in the Indian arm of Dutch television and film production company Endemol.
nexGTv ties up with Fluence to create mobile serials
CA Media Digital's Fluence has partnered with Endemol Shine India, in which CA Media is an investee, to co-produce the shows.
Anil Kapoor's production house bags Rs 100 cr deal to adapt 24 series
Anil Kapoor's production house has signed a Rs 100-crore deal with Twentieth Century Fox to make a Hindi version of hollywood TV drama 24.
India shines on Shilpa’s tear drops
In the mad world of reality TV, she’s as much an ambassador as any India Shining campaign.
Less plastic, more fibre & PoP: New 18,500 sq ft 'Bigg Boss 13' house goes green
Location of the new season has been moved from Lonavala to Filmcity in Mumbai.
‘Bigg Boss’ producer to do both fact & fiction
The company is already working on two shows, including the second season of ‘Test Case’ for AltBalaji and one show each for Hotstar and Netflix.
Walt Disney’s merger with Star India to cost 350 jobs
The deal is expected to catapult Walt Disney to the top seat in the Indian entertainment genre as it will own rights of some of the biggest media properties.
India Perfect Market for Keshet: CEO
In India, KI had set up Mumbai office with appointments of Arpit Agarwal as director and Mihir Karlekar as senior sales manager for India & SAARC regions.
nexGTV, a video entertainment mobile app platform ropes in Priyanka Chopra for a mobile series
‘It’s My City’— an original 14-part mobi-series about four girls on a journey of life in Mumbai will be launched on January 22.
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