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Endemol Shine UK Limited
Formerly
  • Broadcast Communications plc (1987–1998)
  • GMG Endemol Entertainment plc (1998–2000)
  • Endemol Entertainment UK plc (2000–2002)
  • Endemol UK plc (2002–2011)
  • Endemol UK Limited (2011–2018)
[1]
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryTelevision
GenreProduction company
Founded1987; 35 years ago (1987)[2]
FounderJoop van den Ende
John de Mol
HeadquartersShepherd's Bush,
London
,
United Kingdom
Area served
United Kingdom
Key people
Number of employees
800
Parent
Divisions
Websiteendemolshineuk.com

Endemol Shine UK (branded as EndemolShine UK and formerly Endemol UK Ltd)[3] is a British production company. The company is a subsidiary of Banijay.

Endemol Shine UK incorporates a number of production brands, including Artists Studio, Darlow Smithson Productions, House of Tomorrow, Initial, Remarkable Television (previously Brighter Pictures and Cheetah Television), Tiger Aspect, Tigress Productions, Zeppotron, and their digital divisions: Endemol Games[4] 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 (now defunct). The various television production brands specialize in a broad range of genres including entertainment, reality series, drama series, specialist factual, arts, live events, music entertainment, documentaries, youth shows, and comedy.[5]

In the United Kingdom, Endemol is mostly known for producing both Big Brother (2000–2018) and Celebrity Big Brother (2001–2018).

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21st Century Fox

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Princess Productions

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History

The UK branch of Endemol 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.[6]

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.[3][7]

In January 2016, Endemol UK acquired the short-form and branded content production house Electric Robin and the digital talent management firm OP Talent.[8]

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8 Out of 10 Cats

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Fear Factor

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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

Source: "Endemol Shine UK", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2022, November 25th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endemol_Shine_UK.

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References
  1. ^ "ENDEMOL SHINE UK LIMITED - Overview (Free company information from Companies House)".
  2. ^ "ENDEMOL SHINE UK LIMITED - Overview (Free company information from Companies House)".
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "Endemol Shine Gaming". endemolgames.com. Archived from the original on 26 September 2017. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  5. ^ Barraclough, Leo (28 July 2014). "Endemol, Charlie Brooker Launch House of Tomorrow". Variety. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  6. ^ Holmwood, Leigh (27 September 2007). "From That's Life to Big Brother". The Guardian.
  7. ^ Szalai, Georg (10 October 2014). "Fox, Apollo Complete Deal to Combine Shine, Endemol, Core Media". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  8. ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (26 January 2016). "Endemol Shine UK Acquires Short-Form Producer, Digital Talent Agency". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
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