Youngest Media, Headed By Former Endemol Shine Execs, Launches German Subsidiary

Variety | 9/16/2019 | Leo Barraclough
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Youngest Media, the content studio led by former Endemol Shine U.K. executives Lucas Church and David Flynn, has launched a subsidiary in Germany. The German arm, headed by Mark Stehli, has received its first order: a German version of reality series “Battle of the Bands” for channel RTL II.

Stehli, who has the title managing director at the German company, was previously director of production and corporate development at All3 Media in Germany.

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Church and Flynn said: “Establishing an embedded presence in one of Europe’s most important territories represents a significant step for Youngest Media. We’ve been extremely encouraged by the appetite of Germany’s major platforms to innovate and launch new formats and RTL II’s commission of ‘Battle of the Bands’ underscores this.”

“Battle of the Bands,” which is a working title, will launch on RTL II in 2020, with Christoph Oldenburg and David Flynn as executive producers for Youngest Media.

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Youngest Media’s formats include “Small Fortune,” which launched in a primetime Saturday night slot...
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