Endemol Shine Boomdog Brings First Slate of Programming to LA Screenings
May 14, 2018—Endemol Shine Boomdog, the newly launched division of Endemol Shine North America, is bringing its first slate of new programming to LA Screenings, including recently renewed hit series “MasterChef Latino” and “Mira Quién Baila,” as well as, the highly-anticipated drama series “Nicky Jam: El Ganador,” it was announced today by Endemol Shine Boomdog CEO Alejandro Rincon.
In addition to “MasterChef Latino,” which was renewed this week by Telemundo for a second season and “Mira Quién Baila,” which was renewed for a sixth season by Univision, Endemol Shine Boomdog has a full slate of both unscripted and scripted content available at LA Screenings.
Endemol Shine Boomdog officially launched in January, bringing together Endemol Shine’s U.S. Hispanic and Mexican development and production team with that of Mexico City-based production company Boomdog. The newly combined studio has offices and production facilities in Mexico City and Miami and is focused on developing/producing original content for the U.S. Hispanic and Mexican TV markets.
“It has been an amazing year for our entire team at Endemol Shine Boomdog,” says Rincon. “We have a lot of momentum across both our unscripted and scripted programming teams and we come to LA Screenings with high quality, hit series from both the U.S. Hispanic and Mexican markets, as well as, exciting new formats from our colleagues across the globe.”
In addition to “MasterChef Latino,” the studio is also bringing hit series “MasterChef Mexico,” which is heading into its sixth season with Azteca later this year. And one of the region’s most popular news shows in “Chumel with Chumel Torres,” the original Endemol Shine Boomdog series that airs on HBO in Latin America.
Endemol Shine Boomdog is also offering a bevy of exciting new Endemol Shine formats from all parts of the globe, including “All Together Now,” “Big Bounce Battle,” “LEGO MASTERS” and “Family Food Fight.”
“All Together Now” is a brand-new talent competition from Remarkable Television, part of Endemol Shine UK, that has recently been commissioned for a second series for BBC One in the UK and for a first series in Australia by Seven Network, following its hugely successful first UK run.
“Big Bounce Battle” is a new entertainment format, originally created by Endemol Shine Netherlands, that has been commissioned for a second series by RTL in Germany, following its successful first series launch. Produced by Endemol Shine Germany, the series sees contestants race the clock and gravity as they try to conquer spectacular obstacle courses of trampolines as fast as they can.
“LEGO MASTERS” features eight pairs of amateur fans competing against each other, building ambitious brick creations in the brand-new competition series, LEGO MASTERS. The all-new competitive format, challenges the biggest LEGO fans to build incredible creations with the famous bricks. “LEGO MASTERS” is from Endemol Shine studio Tuesday’s Child and LEGO and its set to air on Channel 4 in the UK.
“Family Food Fight” is a new competitive cookery series from Endemol Shine Australia that ranked as a top 5 show across all key demographics on its launch in Australia. Diverse, multi-generational families go head-to-head in high-pressure cooking challenges to win the experience of a life time and the coveted title of the “Greatest Food Family.”
On the scripted front, Endemol Shine Boomdog is set to launch “Nicky Jam: El Ganador” later this year on both Telemundo and Netflix. The series stars the reggaetón star as himself and is executive produced by acclaimed director/producer Jessy Terrero.
The studio also has the second season of breakout drama series “El Vato,” which recently debuted on Universo and Netflix, as well as, the upcoming drama series “To Selena With Love,” which is based on the best-selling book by Chris Perez, the husband of the late Latin music superstar.
And Endemol Shine Boomdog is currently developing “El Clan,” a scripted series based on Maria Raquenel Portillo’s autobiography and “Subete a Mi Moto—The History of Menudo,” a drama with Somos Productions and Piñolywood Studios.
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 (Paramount Network), MasterChef (FOX), MasterChef Junior (FOX), Swamp People (History), The Real Housewives of Atlanta (Bravo), T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle (VH1), Page Six TV (Syndicated), Fear Factor (MTV), Best.Cover.Ever. (YouTube), I'm Dying Up Here (Showtime), Staten Island Hustle (CNBC), Trading Spaces (TLC) and upcoming Deal or No Deal (CNBC) and Utopia (Amazon).