Endemol UK buys out indie Zeppetron

Deal adds comedy arm to TV producer

LONDON — Endemol UK has bought the 75% of British comedy outfit Zeppetron it did not already own.

The deal adds a wholly-owned comedy arm to Endemol’s British operations, which include Endemol UK Productions – producer of Channel 4’s “Big Brother” – Initial and Brighter Pictures.

Zeppetron makes content for TV, interactive TV and the Internet, such as the Channel 4 sketch show, “TV Go Home.”

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