Endemol Shine Boomdog
Endemol Shine Boomdog is the new Spanish-language division of Endemol Shine North America, developing and producing original content for the U.S. Hispanic and Mexican TV markets. The division was formed in November 2017, when Endemol Shine Latino joined forces with Mexico City-based production company Boomdog to form Endemol Shine Boomdog.
Alejandro Rincon, who was formerly CEO of Boomdog, now serves as CEO of Endemol Shine Boomdog, reporting to Endemol Shine Latino President Laurens Drillich, who oversees all of Endemol Shine’s business operations in Latin America.
Endemol Shine Boomdog produces some of the top unscripted and scripted series in the region, including “Mira Quien Baila” for Univision, “MasterChef Latino” for Telemundo, “MasterChef Mexico” for TV Azteca, “Chumel con Chumel Torres” for HBO, and “Nicky Jam: El Ganador” for Telemundo/Netflix. Upcoming series include “El Clan”, “Subete a Mi Moto—The History of Menudo”, and the Mexican adaptation of “The Masked Singer” for Televisa.
The studio’s first scripted drama “El Vato,” which was carried by NBCUniverso in the U.S. and Netflix globally, was recently honored with an International Emmy Award.
In the U.S. Hispanic market, Endemol Shine Boomdog is producing a number of series, including the first-ever Spanish-language version of “MasterChef” in the U.S. (“MasterChef Latino”) for Telemundo, unscripted digital series, “Love Clicks 24/7” for Telemundo.com, and “Mira Quién Baila” and “Me Caigo de Risa” for Univision.
Boomdog, which has been the leading independent producer in Mexico for some time, has produced many of the country’s top unscripted and scripted series including the hit HBO talk show “Chumel con Chumel Torres,” “La Sopa,” “Mexico’s Next Top Model,” “El Incorrecto,” “Impractical Jokers Mexico,” “Fashion Police Mexico,” “Cambiame el Look” and many others.
Endemol Shine Boomdog is also producing “El Clan” with DNF Pictures, a scripted series based on Maria Raquenel Portillo’s forthcoming autobiography that tells the behind-the-scenes story of the biggest scandal in Latin music history. Alongside Somos Productions and Piñolywood Studios, it is producing the first-ever scripted drama series based on the most successful Latin boy band of all time, Menudo.
The studio recently announced that they will be teaming up with BTF Media and Sony Music Spain to develop an original drama series and together with Reposado Productions, a separate documentary based on the life of famed Spanish musician Joaquin Sabina to be released in 2020.
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