Banijay Productions was founded in 2008, by two veteran French producers, Alexia Laroche-Joubert and Lionel Vialaneix, both formerly from Endemol France.
BPF has produced across a range of genres including reality and factual entertainment. The company’s most top rated is the wildly successful reality franchise Les Ch’tis, known internationally as Party Workers, which has continually broken records for DTT network W9 over 14 seasons, spin offs included. Another French DTT proven hits: A season at the Zoo and its various spin offs, a success in access prime time for France 4 since 2014, and the adventure competition Good Luck Guys, another successful brand for W9.
BPF is also known for adaptations of international successes such as Popstars and Weakest Link.
Déborah Huet started her carrier in 1997 at Endemol France where she collaborated for some prime-time productions Plein les yeux, Domino Day, Personne n’est parfait.
In 2006, she joined FremantleMedia group to adapt the successful format Got Talent. She produced 11 seasons of La France a un incroyable talent for M6 group.
In 2017, she joined Banijay France to produce the 42nd Cesar Awards Ceremony (Canal+) and then became Managing Director at Banijay Productions.