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The Mediapro Studio Buys Top Spanish Comedy Producer El Terrat (Exclusive)

The Mediapro Studio Buys Top Spanish Comedy Producer El Terrat (Exclusive)

Madrid — Following months of reported negotiations, The Mediapro Studio, the production-distribution powerhouse launched by Spain’s Mediapro Group this March, has acquired Andreu Buenafuente’s Barcelona-based El Terrat, Spain’s premier comedy brand.

No price was given for the acquisition, which involves 100% of El Terrat shares.

El Terrat founder owner and “Late Motiv” host Andreu Buenafuente will continue to head up El Terrat under Tms ownership, with Agustí Esteve remaining as executive director.

For The Mediapro Studio, the purchase represents its latest milestone talent deal, its having already incorporated creatives such as “Homeland” executive producer Ran Tellem, Argentine film-director.turned TV show runner Daniel Burman (“Lost Embrace”) and “The Department of Time” co-creator Javier Olivares.

The deal gives The Mediapro Studio access to Spain’s biggest comedy force in terms of profile, talent, and production capacity. Comedy creatives at El Terrat include Andreu Buenafuente himself, the embodiment of late-night humor for upscale Spaniards,

See full article on Variety