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Case Study: The Dr. Oz Show

NEW YORK, August 20: Keith LeGoy, the president of international distribution at Sony Pictures Television, talks to TV Formats about the success of The Dr. Oz Show format. Dr. Mehmet Oz got his start in television as a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, where he was presenting regular health and ...

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BBC Worldwide Formats Making Moves Across EMEA

NEW YORK: Elin Thomas, the VP of format licensing for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at BBC Worldwide, shares with TV Formats some of the emerging trends across the region. Format sales for BBC Worldwide across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) have been going strong, according to ...

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Armoza Game Show Goes to Four Territories

TEL AVIV: Adaptations of Armoza Formats’ Upgrade have been ordered by broadcasters in Russia, Denmark, Hungary and India. Upgrade is a game show that gives families the chance to trade in certain items in their home for newer ones. Russia’s DTV has ordered a 30-episode third season of the show, ...

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Jersey Shore Being Adapted in Spain

LONDON: MTV Spain has greenlit a local version of the hit format Jersey Shore, which is being produced by Magnolia as Gandia Shore. The new adaptation will be filmed in Gandia, which is one of the most popular beaches on the Valencia coast. The show will spotlight eight locally cast ...

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Intervention Canada Returns for Second Season

TORONTO: Season two of Intervention Canada is scheduled to premiere at the end of the month on Slice. Intervention Canada, a version of the A&E reality format, is about people with problematic addictions who are being urged to seek help by their loved ones. It is produced by Open Door ...

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New Territories Sign Up for The Bachelor

LONDON: Warner Bros. International Television Productions has revealed that six new versions of The Bachelor are being made around the world, including in Chile. This brings the total number of territories producing the show globally this year to ten. TMC in France is planning to launch a series of eight ...

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M-Net Exports South African Ideas

NEW YORK: Mandy Roger, the head of sales, acquisitions and business development at M-Net, talks to TV Formats about the company’s foray into format sales. The South African pay-TV service M-Net has brought its audience local adaptations of such world-renowned formats as Big Brother and Idols. After a long tradition ...

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Cast Unveiled for Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars

BURBANK: A dozen contestants have been announced for Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars, which will feature celebrities who competed in previous seasons of the dance competition, such as Joey Fatone, Emmitt Smith and Bristol Palin. Other members of the all-star cast will include Melissa Rycroft, Kirstie Alley, Pamela Anderson, Shawn ...

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The Great Bake Off Goes to Australia & Poland

LONDON: The Great Bake Off, a Love Productions baking competition format, has been licensed by BBC Worldwide to Australia’s Nine Network and Poland’s TLC, owned by Discovery Networks CEEMEA. The Great Australian Bake Off will be produced in-house by the Nine Network in Australia and will be broadcast on prime-time ...

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