Endemol Shine Boomdog Developing Latin American Edition of "Into The Wild with Bear Grylls"
Hit Unscripted Format to be Featured at Studio’s First-Ever Upfront Presentations Next Week
February 4, 2021 - Endemol Shine Boomdog, a division of Endemol Shine North America, is developing a Latin American version of hit global format “Into The Wild With Bear Grylls,” it was announced today by Alejandro Rincon, CEO, Endemol Shine Boomdog.
The series is an innovative take on survival television where famed adventurist and survivalist Bear Grylls takes local celebrities & dignitaries into some of the most wild locations in the region for an adrenaline pumping journey they won’t forget.
“Into The Wild with Bear Grylls” is produced by The Natural Studios (a JV with Banijay) and Endemol Shine Boomdog with Bear Grylls & Delbert Shoopman serving as Executive Producers. “Into The Wild” will be one of numerous new unscripted and scripted series that Endemol Shine Boomdog will feature during the studio’s first-ever Upfront presentations for buyers February 15-19.
“‘Into The Wild’ is one of the most successful unscripted formats in the world and we are thrilled to be teaming with Bear Grylls to produce a local edition of the series,” says Rincon. “We are lining up some of the biggest celebrities from across Latin America to go on the adventure of a lifetime.”
Endemol Shine Boomdog currently produces such hit series as "MasterChef Mexico" (Azteca), "Mira Quien Baila" (Television/Univision), "Quién es la Máscara" (Televisa/Univision), "Nicky Jam: El Ganador" (Netflix), "LOL" (Amazon), "Me Caigo de Risa" (Televisa), "Súbete a mi Moto" (Amazon) and "Tu Cara Me Suena" (Univision).
About Endemol Shine Boomdog
Endemol Shine Boomdog was formed in November 2017, when Endemol Shine North America merged its Spanish language division Endemol Shine Latino with Mexico City-based production company Boomdog. The newly combined studio, which has offices and production facilities in Mexico City, Miami and Los Angeles, is focused on developing and producing scripted and unscripted content for the U.S. Hispanic and Mexican TV markets. Endemol Shine Boomdog currently has numerous hit shows and projects in development across myriad networks/platforms including Netflix, Amazon, Televisa, Univision, Telemundo, Azteca, HBO, MTV, Comedy Central and more.
In July 2020, Endemol Shine Group was acquired by Banijay, creating the world’s largest international content producer and distributor spanning 22 territories with over 120 production companies and a multi-genre catalogue boasting over 88,000 hours of original standout programming.