Television

Banijay appoints Dominique Farrugia to head France’s Endemol Shine Fiction

Dominique Farrugia last stint was with STUDIOCANAL

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2020/09/15/ban.jpg?itok=5TNuOCql

MUMBAI: Dominique Farrugia is set to lead Endemol Shine fiction as managing director. He will take up the position starting 2 November 2020 and will now oversee all of the business’ scripted operations and pipeline of premium content.  Farrugia will report to Banijay France's chief executive officer, François de Brugada. In his new role at Endemol Shine Fiction, he will maintain his first-look agreement with STUDIOCANAL on any film projects from his production company, One Again. 

Francois de Bragada said: “We are incredibly proud to welcome Dominique Farrugia as MD of Endemol Shine Fiction. His experience as a writer, director and producer will be invaluable in building a healthy slate of high-quality, original and ambitious scripted programming. His arrival bolsters Banijay France’s fiction offering and solidifies our position as a go-to for all genres.”

Farrugia joins Banijay France’s production label from STUDIOCANAL, where he was deputy managing director. He has been with STUDIOCANAL since 2017. Beginning his career in radio at Europe 1 and RTL, he was recruited by CANAL at the time of its channel launch in 1984.

Farrugia also co-founded the comedy quartet, Les Nuls, he then took up a position behind-the-camera, making seven films. In 2002, he became managing director of CANAL and its programming, before becoming President. From there, in 2003, he founded production company FEW (Farrudg Entertainment Worldwide) before signing a partnership with EuropaCorp in 2012 on feature films.  EuropaCorp then appointed him director in charge of its French-language output. 

To date, EndemolShine Fiction has been recognised for its involvement in Papa ou Maman for M6; Mention Particulière for TF1; Guyanefor Canal+; Quadras for M6; Mental for France.TV Slash; Le Pont du Diable for France 3 and Faux Semblants for France 2.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/05/25/rajat-sharma.jpg?itok=RrlgzJUi
India TV's Rajat Sharma has highest number of Twitter followers: Study

According to a study by Muck Rack ‘The 2022 State of Journalism on Twitter,’ India TV editor-in-chief and chairman Rajat Sharma is the most followed verified journalist on Twitter following MSNBC host Rachel Maddow and CNN host Anderson Cooper.

Television TV Channels People
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/05/25/sheamroo-filmi-gaane.jpg?itok=wWcRT1n5
Shemaroo FilmiGaane YouTube channel touches 60 mn subscribers

Shemaroo FilmiGaane YouTube channel has hit the mega milestone of sixty million subscribers in the 60th year of Shemaroo.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/05/25/zee.jpg?itok=0XDcqb0N
Zing revamps brand strategy and channel packaging to appeal to Gen Z

Mumbai: Youth entertainment channel Zing has unveiled a new logo, channel packaging, brand ambassador and campaign. The channel has roped in Siddhant Chaturvedi to drive its campaign messaging aimed towards Gen Z audiences. “Zing’s brand purpose stems from Gen Z’s feeling of perpetually not being...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/05/25/histry.jpg?itok=qGQk_7zK
HistoryTV18 premieres season 8 of #RoadTrippinWithRnM

After seven successful road trips across the country,peerless flavour-hunters and entertainers extraordinaire, Rocky Singh and Mayur Sharma have their bags packedand are heading for hills in Season 8 of HistoryTV18’sdigital exclusive #RoadTrippinWithRnM.

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/05/25/ana.jpg?itok=G4YYVBXa
Anant Rangaswami: A friend for life

It’s indeed a sad day when a dear friend passes. Friends aren't easily made and acquaintances take years to qualify as friends. They are hugely cherished commodities. I, for one, cannot make friends easily. It takes me a long while to get close to someone. To let my guard down enough to let them...

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/05/24/zee-media.jpg?itok=qCivz-Le
Zee Media's consolidated revenue up 33.6 percent at Rs 866.86 crore for FY22

Zee Media Corporation has announced its fourth quarter and yearly results for the financial year ended 31 March 2022.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/05/24/zee.jpg?itok=ceC3VpIA
ZEE signs global media rights contract with UAE’s T20 league

UAE’s T20 league today announced the signing of a long-term global media rights contract with global media and entertainment powerhouse Zee. The league will air exclusively on Zee’s linear channels and its OTT platform Zee5, in India and across the world.

Television TV Channels Viewership
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2022/05/24/gunjan_nagpal.jpg?itok=NSmFkYmm
Gunjan Nagpal joins Rhiti Sports management as chief business officer

Mumbai: Gunjan Nagpal has joined Rhiti Sports as chief business officer, according to his latest LinkedIn update. Nagpal has over 18 years of experience across media, digital and banking. He specialises in new business development, directing cross-functional teams, managing 360-degree events and...

Television TV Channels Sports