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Endemol Shine Group announce first Latin American deal for Family Food Fight in Argentina

August 8, 2018--Global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group today announced the first Latin American deal for new culinary competition format Family Food Fight, with Endemol Shine Latino being commissioned to make a local Argentinian adaptation for Telefe.  

Created by Endemol Shine Australia “Family Food Fight” is an original format developed with Channel Nine. Consistently ranking as the broadcaster’s highest rating show of the day when it launched it has recently been renewed for a second season, while ABC has commissioned Endemol Shine North America to create a version in the U.S. which is currently in production.

Michelle Wasserman, SVP of Licensing and Content Development for Endemol Shine Latino says, “Family Food Fight perfectly blends two of the ingredients that Latin Americans hold dear—family and cooking! It is a hugely warm, fun, highly spirited and addictive format and we believe that partnered with Telefe, we have the ideal recipe for success.”

The Argentinian series is now casting for transmission later this year and will be known locally as “Familias Frente A Frente, desafio en la cocina.”

Family Food Fight takes homestyle cooking to a new level as family recipes, rich in tradition and shared over generations, are put on display. Rather than five-star restaurant cuisine, the show focusses on relatable, yet aspirational, home-cooked meals, inspiring budding home cooks across the nation to don their aprons and get into the kitchen together.

With a mix of fast-paced cooking fun, heaped helpings of good humor and healthy rivalries, the Family Food Fight families cook their hearts out as they strive to impress. But despite everyone’s delectable dishes, only one family can claim the coveted title and take home a major cash prize.

Endemol Shine Group creates world-class content for all platforms including global hits Black Mirror, Big Brother, Deal or No Deal, Humans, Hunted, MasterChef, Peaky Blinders, The Island, The Brain, Tin Star and Your Face Sounds Familiar.

All three of Endemol Shine Group’s new formats that were showcased at MIPCOM, including All Together Now and Big Bounce Battle are all returning and travelling. All Together Now has been picked up in seven territories and counting while Big Bounce Battle has been renewed for a second series by RTL Germany.

Last year Endemol Shine Group produced more than 800 productions, in 78 territories airing on more than 275 channels around the world


About Endemol Shine Group
Endemol Shine Group is a global production powerhouse creating world class content for all platforms.
As a producer and distributor, Endemol Shine Group works on a unique local and global axis, comprised of 120 companies across all the world’s major markets, dedicated to creating content that enthralls and inspires.

In 2017 the company’s travelling formats originated from 12 different countries across the Group, with global hits including MasterChef, Big Brother, Deal or No Deal, The Money Drop, Your Face Sounds Familiar, The Brain, Hunted and The Island. Endemol Shine Group’s drama portfolio is similarly international and diverse, with acclaimed worldwide hits such as Humans, Bron, Peaky Blinders, Black Mirror, Kingdom, Grantchester, The Fall, Spring Tide, Penoza and Broadchurch. Endemol Shine’s content is enjoyed wherever the audience wants to watch and generates more than 2 billion monthly views online, with titles such as Mr. Bean now among the world’s most popular entertainment brands on platforms including YouTube and Facebook.
In 2017 Endemol Shine Group produced more than 800 productions, in 78 territories airing on more than 275 channels around the world.


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