Endemol Shine Boomdog Names Frank Scheuermann Head of Unscripted
Veteran Sony, Televisa, Keshet and Alibi Films Executive & Producer Joins Banijay-owned Studio
January 11, 2022 — Veteran Latin American TV producer and executive Frank Scheuermann has joined Endemol Shine Boomdog, a division of Banijay Americas, as its new Senior Vice President and Head of Unscripted, it was announced today by Alejandro Rincon, CEO, Endemol Shine Boomdog.
Scheuermann, who most recently served as Head of Mexico for Alibi Films, has extensive unscripted production experience and formerly served as Head of Non-Scripted Formats for Televisa (Mexico), Head of Non-Scripted for Teleset/Sony (Colombia) and Head of Development and Production in Latin America for Keshet International.
Scheuermann has recently overseen production on a number of top series with Endemol Shine Boomdog, including “Quien es la Mascara?,” “Me caigo de Risa” and “Familias Frente al Fuego.” He’s also produced numerous other hit unscripted series in Mexico, Colombia and across the region, including “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?,” “Shark Tank,” “X-Factor,” “Bake Off” and “Survivor.”
“There are not many executives in all of Latin America with as much unscripted TV experience as Frank brings with him to our team here at Boomdog,” says Rincon. “We have a long, successful relationship working with him on many of our top series and we are thrilled that he will be leading our unscripted team as we continue to ramp up our production efforts in the new year.”
Scheuermann added, “It is wonderful for me to join the world's largest international producer and distributor at this stage of my career. I'm thrilled to collaborate with this talented, experienced, successful and fun team. I am starting more motivated than ever, with huge goals in front of us.”
Endemol Shine Boomdog produces some of the top unscripted series in the region, including “Mira Quien Baila” (Univision), “MasterChef Mexico” (TV Azteca), “Me Caigo de Risa” (Televisa), “Quien es la Mascara?” (Televisa), "LOL: Last One Laughing" (Amazon), "Tu Cara Me Suena" (Univision), "La Casa de los Famosos" (Telemundo), “30 Días con: Anuel” (YouTube) and upcoming "MasterChef Latinos" (Estrella).
Most recently, Scheuermann was Head of Mexico for Alibi Films, where he oversaw production and served as Co-Executive Producer on such series as “Bake Off Mexico” for HBO Max, “Inseparables” for Televisa and “Quien es la Mascara?” for Canal RCN.
From 2017-2020, Scheuermann was Head of Non-Scripted Formats for Televisa, where he served as the executive in charge for “Pequeños Gigantes,” “La Voz Mexico,” “Quién es La Mascara?” and many other series.
Scheuermann, who has extensive experience in the Colombian marketplace, led Bogota-based Sony/Teleset’s unscripted team from 2012-2016. While at Teleset, he served as an executive producer and led production on such series as “Popstars,” “Factor XF,” “Colombia “Got Talent,” “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” and many more.