Our News 2017-06-26T08:53:36+00:00


2603, 2020

Denmark Stands Together on TV 2

TV 2 announces the commission of Denmark Stands Together, a special entertainment show from Nordisk Film TV, a Banijay Group company. Set to air on Saturday 28 March at 7.55pm, the broadcast is all about moral support and unity in this exceptional worldwide crisis.   Covid-19 has forced many of us to stay home – individually. Yet, Denmark stands together. Around the country, the Danes have found new ways to help each other through the crisis, and this weekend Denmark Stands Together will help strengthen the unity in the nation via an extraordinary programme in an extraordinary situation.   The episode will [...]

2003, 2020

Brainpool TV Brings “Luke, Alone at Home” to the German Nation Via Sat.1

Exceptional circumstances call for exceptional broadcasts. As Germany social distances and stays indoors, Brainpool TV, a Banijay Group company today announces the launch of new interactive show, Luke, Alone at Home for Sat.1. Airing daily from Monday 23 March 2020, the live show, without an audience, will see a camera rig capture star, Luke Mockridge, as he stays at home with the nation. In each episode, the comedian and entertainer gathers the audience at his campfire from 6pm to 7pm. From the sofa and via the screen, Luke makes contact with his audience: What do people do to stop the [...]

1803, 2020

Celebrity School Travels to Spain Via Banijay Group’s Cuarzo

Cuarzo today announces À Punt has commissioned Celebrity School, a new entertainment show based on the original format from Brainpool, a fellow Banijay Group company. The 8 x 120’ series will air in a primetime slot from April. Pitting a panel of three celebrities against groups of school brainboxes of varying grades, this is a show packed with surprises and unique music, trivia and action challenges. With VTs of childhood classrooms, expect to be projected back in time as Cuarzo presents family entertainment at its very best. The famous contestants face three rounds of four games each inspired by a [...]

1603, 2020

Demand for Banijay Rights’ Formats Grows in Middle East

Banijay Rights, the leading distribution arm of Banijay Group, today announces its’ upbeat game show, Beat Your Host, is being adapted for free to air broadcaster MBC, whilst popular formats, Fort Boyard and Strike, continue to be a big draw for audiences in the territory with new series set to air this year. In addition to these shows, infamous music reality format, Popstars, will travel to Algeria for the first time. Banijay Rights’ epic live game show, Beat Your Host, will travel to the Middle East for the first time as MBC commissions Cedars Art Production (Sabbah Brothers), a leading [...]

1103, 2020

La Caza. Tramuntana Triggers Filming on New Case that Moves Sergeant Campos to Mallorca

Dlo/Magnolia, a Banijay Group Company, confirms filming has begun in the Mallorcan mountains for La Caza. Tramuntana. Produced by RTVE in collaboration with Dlo/Magnolia, the thriller follows the success of La Caza. Monteperdido, with Sergeant Campos returning to take on a new case. Set in Tramuntana, a small fictional town in the ‘Sierra de Mallorca’, the story begins at a local festival. As fire-runners, demons and ‘caparrots’ overtake the neighbourhood, three teenagers witness Bernat, one of the most beloved people in the village, killed. From that moment on, nothing will ever be the same for the locals. Swooping in to [...]

903, 2020

The City of Cannes, Université Côte d’Azur, its Foundation and Banijay Group Join Forces to Launch New Content Creation Training Programme

In partnership with Banijay Group, one of the world's leading production and distribution companies, the City of Cannes and Université Côte d'Azur are growing the Cannes University offering by funding a short and intensive programme in multimedia content creation. A joint initiative of the City of Cannes and the Université Côte d'Azur, the Cannes la Bocca University Campus will open its doors this year in September to 1,000 students, offering them a top-rated education in creative writing, content creation and audiovisual project management. After creating an international storytelling institute in 2018, the City of Cannes and Université Côte d’Azur are [...]

603, 2020

Noel Mpofu Appointed COO Of Screentime

Noel Mpofu has been appointed Chief Operating Officer of Screentime (a Banijay Group company), effective immediately. With extensive experience in finance in the media sector, Noel joined the company as Chief Financial Officer in 2017. Previously Group Financial Controller at Southern Star Entertainment (now Endemol Shine Australia) he went on to establish his own agency specialising in television production royalty and residuals management, with clients including Screen Australia, SPA, AWG, as well as numerous production companies and networks. Noel Mpofu said: “I am thrilled to be stepping up within the Screentime management team at this exciting time. Screentime is well [...]