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John de Mol becomes shareholder of Axel Springer's Schwartzkopff TV

John de Mol becomes shareholder of Axel Springer's Schwartzkopff TV

13 October 2014

Talpa Media, the media group owned by Dutch media entrepreneur John de Mol, acquires 49.9 percent of the shares of the Schwartzkopff TV television production company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. At the same time Schwartzkopff TV will be renamed “Talpa Germany”. With this step, Talpa and Schwartzkopff TV are consolidating their successful partnership in the German TV market. Read more

Talpa launches Talpa Middle East to serve Arab speaking world

Talpa launches Talpa Middle East to serve Arab speaking world

8 October 2014

Global content creator Talpa Media is expanding its international production portfolio today with the launch of Talpa Middle East. Based in Dubai, Talpa Middle East will represent Talpa's catalogue across North Africa and the Middle East, and produce local versions of Talpa formats. Read more

Talpa announces collaboration with Tencent aimed at Chinese Market

Talpa announces collaboration with Tencent aimed at Chinese Market

25 September 2014

Content creator Talpa from The Netherlands today announces it is going to cooperate with Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services in China, in developing a suitable reality format for Tencent Video, the company’s online video platform. Read more

Talpa and A Capella to partner on 'The Big Picture'

Talpa and A Capella to partner on 'The Big Picture'

24 September 2014

“Although we rarely enter into partnerships on third party formats, we made an exception with A Cappella as we believe The Big Picture is such a unique connected format that’s going to change the perception of the game show" says Maarten Meijs, Managing Director of Talpa Global. Read more

Dutch social experiment Utopia won't stop

Dutch social experiment Utopia won't stop

16 September 2014

Although initially planned as a one-year production, broadcaster SBS6 has just extended Utopia for an open-ended run. Talpa’s groundbreaking reality show, a massive multi-platform operation that launched almost nine months ago in The Netherlands, has nearly quadrupled the channel average. Read more

Utopia off to highly succesful starts in the US

Utopia off to highly succesful starts in the US

8 September 2014

An overwhelming xx viewers tuned in to Fox network in the US Sunday night for the two-hour premiere of Talpa’s groundbreaking TV format “Utopia”. Subsequent episodes of Utopia will air on Fox in the 8 pm timeslot every Tuesday and Friday evening. Read more

'Born to Bloom' gets off to a strong start on SBS6

'Born to Bloom' gets off to a strong start on SBS6

4 September 2014

Born to Bloom, the Talpa format that sees 15 passionate florists enter into an avid, high stakes battle with one another, made its colorful debut in The Netherlands on SBS6 in the key 9:30 pm timeslot last night. Read more