Shine Group

Ex-Shine chief Mahon to lead Channel 4

Former Shine Group CEO Alex Mahon has landed the CEO post at UK broadcaster Channel 4. She will succeed current incumbent David Abraham in the autumn after winning a competitive interview process. Mahon is currently chief executive of UK-based visual effects company The Foundry, but is best known in TV circles as the final CEO […]

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 […]

MCN ChannelFlip creates new talent divisions

Shine Group-owned YouTube multichannel network ChannelFlip has created two new divisions to increase its range of services. ChannelFlip has created talent agency and management division FlipSide, which will be charged with managing a range of online content creators across comedy, entertainment and beauty genres. FlipSide will source deals with traditional and online media as well […]

BBCWW commercial director moves to DRG

Former commercial director for entertainment formats at BBC Worldwide (BBCWW), Richard Halliwell, has joined content distributer DRG as chief operations officer.  Halliwell joined BBCWW in 2009 and helped to oversee the rollout of the Dancing With The Stars format to more than 40 international markets, exploiting the brand across a number of platforms. At the […]