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|Tanya Shaw (Managing Director)|
Tim Whitwell (Creative Director)
Matt Bennett (Senior Executive Producer)
|Parent||Endemol Shine UK|
Shine was founded in March 2001 by Elisabeth Murdoch, daughter of News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch. The company was 80% owned by Elisabeth Murdoch, 15% by Lord Alli, and 5% by BSkyB, which signed a deal guaranteeing to buy an agreed amount of Shine programming for two years.