LOS ANGELES, CA, April 16 2018 – -- Content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine North America announced today the company’s key properties featured at the upcoming Licensing Expo in Las Vegas May 22-24, including PEAKY BLINDERS, MASTERCHEF, DEAL OR NO DEAL, SIMON’S CAT, PAGE SIX TV and MR. BEAN. This comes on the heels of last week’s announcement by Endemol Shine Group that the company is launching the global brand licensing and ancillary rights to the British drama. Today’s announcement was made by Endemol Shine North America SVP, Brand and Licensing Partnerships, Tamaya Petteway.
“Endemol Shine North America’s extensive and expanding global portfolio provides unlimited opportunities for our licensing partners,” says Petteway. “Offering a wide range of properties from iconic scripted drama PEAKY BLINDERS to global hit game show DEAL OR NO DEAL and cooking competition franchise MASTERCHEF, gives our clients the ability to create a licensing program that will appeal to their target audience.”
Endemol Shine North America Key Properties Include:
The award-winning, epic gangster drama PEAKY BLINDERS is produced in the UK for BBC Two and sold globally by Endemol Shine International across 182 countries, including airing on Netflix. A fifth series of Peaky Blinders has been confirmed for 2019.
The hit cooking competition series MASTERCHEF (FOX) remains the #1 cooking franchise in America with 60 million unique viewers in 2017. Globally, MASTERCHEF is the #1 most-watched cooking competition show and in 2017 Guinness World Records recognized it as the “Most Successful Cookery Television Format.” MASTERCHEF JUNIOR season 6 airs on FOX (Fridays 8p ET/PT) and consistently wins the night in the key demo 18-34. MASTERCHEF season 9 premieres May 30. MASTERCHEF JUNIOR season 7 is currently in production, air date to be announced. Recently announced licensing partnerships include Camp MasterChef, Craftsy.com, EatWith and SCS/MC Small Electronics and Penguin Random House publishing.
DEAL OR NO DEAL
One of America's most popular and beloved game shows, DEAL OR NO DEAL returns to television with its iconic host Howie Mandel as part of CNBC's primetime lineup in fourth quarter 2018. The reimagined DEAL OR NO DEAL will feature all the high energy and risk-reward that captivated audiences, with some exciting new twists. In its original run on NBC (2005-2009) DEAL OR NO DEAL was a nationwide phenomenon and at the height of its ratings success averaged 16M viewers weekly and was the second most traveled unscripted format in the world, reaching 78 territories.
The animated comedy series featuring the antics of a charming cat and his long-suffering owner, Simon, celebrated its 10th anniversary in March 2018. Now in more than 100 countries, receiving billions of views around the world, SIMON’S CAT has over 200 licensed products around the world including mobile game success with the recently launched endless runner Simon’s Cat Dash, and last year’s release Simon’s Cat Crunch Time which has topped 5 million downloads globally. Recently announced licensing deals include Caseable and Isaac Morris Ltd.
PAGE SIX TV
PAGE SIX TV is the daily syndicated show modeled after Page Six, the iconic New York Post gossip column and web site. True to the Page Six signature style, the show’s contributors and insiders deliver in-the-know gossip and news from entertainment, culture, the media, real estate and politics. PAGE SIX TV is renewed for its second season in more than 90% of the U.S. ahead of its second season on station groups including Fox, Sinclair, Hearst, Tegna, Cox and the CW 100+. Page Six TV averages over 1M viewers daily on average and remains the #1 new first-run syndicated show of the season with core W25-54.
Mr. Bean is a global sensation, broadcast in 195 territories with over 25 years in continual distribution. The brand has also seen phenomenal digital growth and with more than 78 million fans on Facebook, recently overtaking the likes of Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber. On YouTube the 4.5 billion Mr. Bean video views in 2017 added up to a total watch time of 38 thousand years!
Endemol Shine North America is seeking opportunities across all categories including consumer products, live events, fan experiences, gaming and digital initiatives.
Visit the company’s booth Q226 at the upcoming Licensing Expo May 22-24 in Las Vegas. Representatives from Endemol Shine Group operating companies including Brazil, Mexico, UK, SE Asia will also be on site and available for meetings.
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About Endemol Shine North America
Endemol Shine North America delivers world-class content and compelling storytelling to multiple platforms in the U.S. and across the globe. Endemol Shine North America is part of Endemol Shine Group, the global content creator, producer and distributor with a diverse portfolio of companies that are behind some of the most prominent hit television formats and series in the world.
Its Endemol Shine Latino division oversees all Spanish and Portuguese-language operations across Latin America, including newly launched studio Endemol Shine Boomdog, which produces original content for both the U.S. Hispanic and Mexican markets. Subsidiary production companies include Authentic Entertainment, Truly Original, and 51 Minds Entertainment.
Endemol Shine Group’s companies in North America are behind such hit series as Big Brother (CBS), Ink Master (Spike), Kingdom (AT&T Audience Network), MasterChef (FOX), MasterChef Junior (FOX), Swamp People (History), The Real Housewives of Atlanta (Bravo), T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle (VH1), Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge (CMT), Page Six TV (Syndicated), Billion Dollar Buyer (CNBC), Fear Factor (MTV), Best.Cover.Ever. (YouTube), I'm Dying Up Here (Showtime) and Trading Spaces (TLC).