Frederic Gilbert will head production division

PARIS — Endemol France is launching a production division dedicated to TV magazines.

Frederic Gilbert, who has worked at Endemol for 10 years as producer and co-helmer of various magazines such as “Les 10 histoires les plus…,” has been tapped to head the new arm.

Gilbert will report to Albert Benhammo, president of Endemol France’s production department.

Endemol France CEO Virginie Calmels said the shingle will produce more mags for major networks, as well as DTT, cable and satellite channels.

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