AwesomenessTV Expands in Europe

The Endemol Shine Group has officially launched AwesomenessTV in the U.K., Spain, France, Germany and Brazil.

April 6, 2018

AwesomenessTV Expands in Europe

Endemol Shine Group to bring DreamWorks-owned digital brand to several EU territories and Brazil.

The Endemol Shine Group has officially launched AwesomenessTV in the U.K., Spain, France, Germany and Brazil.

AwesomenessTV is owned by DreamWorks Animation (75 percent) and Hearst (25 percent).

The regional expansions are part of a

partnership announced last year between Endemol Shine and AwesomenessTV

that is designed to extend the international reach of the digital brand.

As part of the launch, Endemol Shine Beyond, the digital production and distribution arm of the Endemol Shine Group, of will unveil local-language versions of the Gen Z brand with new and original content in each country. The five-country launch will already include local-language versions of several formats such as “Celebstagram,” the interview-based strand “IMO” and more.

“We are extremely proud of our alliance with AwesomenessTV and are thrilled to be launching simultaneously in five countries,” says Wim Ponnet, group director, commercial and strategy, Endemol Shine. “Using our creative talents across the group we have

got some really exciting formats which going forward we will be able to roll out worldwide.”

“With this launch we are able to extend the reach of AwesomenessTV to fans who can now enjoy our programming in their own language,” says Kelly Day, chief digital officer, AwesomenessTV. “Localized versions of the AwesomenessTV formats are working incredibly well, proving Gen Z content knows no boundaries. The creation of great original content delivers on our promise of providing new opportunities and resources for local talent.”

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