Endemol Shine in Development Deal with Angie Martinez


LOS ANGELES: Endemol Shine North America has signed a development agreement with Angie Martinez, a multimedia personality and best-selling author.

Under the agreement, Endemol Shine North America (Big Brother, MasterChef), along with Major TV, will collaborate with Martinez on the development of unscripted and scripted content for both traditional and digital platforms.

With more than 20 years of on-air presenting experience, Martinez has served as a mutlimedia host, spokeswoman, actress, recording artist, author and philanthropist. She is the host of a weekly radio show that broadcasts in both New York and Miami, and is available on iHeartMedia’s website and app. She released her first memoir through Celebra-Penguin Random House last year.

“Angie is undeniably one of the most influential personalities in pop culture,” said Cris Abrego, the president of Endemol Shine North America. “We’re thrilled to be in business with her and we’re already developing a handful of original, groundbreaking projects with Angie and the team at Major TV.”

“Working with Endemol Shine is an exciting first step for me in defining the next phase of my career,” added Martinez. “I’m looking forward to using my voice and platform to develop content that authentically speaks to the culture.”