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Endemol Shine UK
Private
Industry Television
Genre Production company
Founded 1994; 25 years ago (1994)
Founder Joop van den Ende
John de Mol
Headquarters Shepherd's Bush,
London
,
United Kingdom
Area served
United Kingdom
Key people
  • Sophie Turner Laing
  • Richard Johnston
  • Lucinda Hicks
  • Richard Osman
Owner Scott Trust Limited (1990–1998)
Endemol (1998–present)
Telefónica (2000–2007)
Mediaset (2007–2011)
21st Century Fox (2015–2019, 50%)
Apollo Global Management (2012–present, 50%)
The Walt Disney Company (2019-present)
Number of employees
800
Parent Fininvest (2007–2011)
Endemol Shine Group (2015–present)
Website endemolshineuk.com

Endemol Shine UK (formerly Endemol UK Ltd before January 2015)[1] is one of the largest independent media producers in the country. The group of the United Kingdom is part of Endemol, a worldwide network of production companies spanning twenty four countries.

Endemol incorporates a number of production brands, including Artists Studio, Cheetah Television, Darlow Smithson Productions, House of Tomorrow, Initial, Remarkable Television (previously Brighter Pictures), Tiger Aspect, Tigress Productions, Zeppotron, and their digital divisions: Endemol Games[2] and Endemol Digital Studio.

With the advent of a joint venture with 21st Century Fox, additional companies under the new Endemol Shine UK umbrella include Dragonfly, Kudos, and Princess Productions. The various television production brands specialise in a broad range of genres including factual entertainment, reality series, drama series, specialist factual, arts, live events, music entertainment, documentaries, youth shows, and comedy.[3]

In the United Kingdom, Endemol is mostly known for producing both Big Brother since 2000 and Celebrity Big Brother since 2001.

History

The company originated from Peter Bazalgette's sale of his television company Bazal to the Guardian Media Group (GMG) in 1990. In September 1998, Endemol acquired a 50% stake and the division was named GMG Endemol. Endemol bought the company outright from GMG in August 2000.[4]

Since 2000, a series of corporate owners and public stock transactions has culminated in the joint venture of 2014 with 21st Century Fox's Shine Group to form the rebranded Endemol Shine UK, effective January 2015.[5][1]

Credits

Awards and nominations

Year Association Category Nominee(s) Result
2017 Diversity in Media Awards TV Moment of the Year Black MirrorSan Junipero Nominated
Diversity in Media Awards Production Company of the Year Tiger Aspect Productions Nominated

References

  1. ^ a b Martinson, Jane (11 January 2016). "Endemol Shine president to leave one year after creation of 'mega indie'". The Guardian. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Endemol Shine Gaming". endemolgames.com. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  3. ^ Barraclough, Leo (28 July 2014). "Endemol, Charlie Brooker Launch House of Tomorrow". Variety. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  4. ^ From That's Life to Big Brother
  5. ^ Szalai, Georg (10 October 2014). "Fox, Apollo Complete Deal to Combine Shine, Endemol, Core Media". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 26 November 2016.

External links

  • Endemol Shine UK
  • Zeppotron
  • Brighter Pictures (GB) on IMDb
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