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Apollo and 21st Century Fox finalise Endemol-Shine merger

Endemol owner Apollo Global Management and Shine’s parent 21st Century Fox have confirmed their plan to merge the companies, along with Apollo’s Core Media Group.  The deal will see the firms co-manage the resulting group, which will be by far the largest in terms of catalogue and revenues in the international television. Financial terms of the agreement were […]

Murdoch exiting Shine after merger

Liz Murdoch with leave Shine Group, which she founded in 2001, when the production group merges with Endemol and CORE Media Group, it is understood. Murdoch has been chairman of MasterChef producer Shine for the past two years after handing the CEO role over to her number two, Alex Mahon. Sources indicate Murdoch is largely […]

Turner Laing named as Shine-Endemol-Core chief

Former BSkyB content boss Sophie Turner Laing has landed what is perhaps the biggest job in global production. She will be CEO of the merged Endemol, Shine Group and Core Media Group TV production giant, which is set to launch as a joint venture between 21st Century Fox and Apollo Global Management. “Pending the parties […]

Marc Graboff leaves Core as Endemol merger moves closer

Marc Graboff, the former NBC programming boss, is leaving Core Media Group. His departure is being seen as a clear sign that the Core-Endemol-Shine merger is moving ahead, with Endemol North America bosses Cris Abrego and Charlie Corwin taking over Graboff’s responsibilities. In May 21st Century Fox said it plans to create a joint venture […]