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ITV Orders Remake of Stars in Their Eyes

LONDON: Endemol's Initial has signed on to produce a new version of the classic singing format Stars in Their Eyes for ITV. The revival of Stars in Their Eyes will be presented by comedian Harry Hill, who had appeared on an episode of the original version back in 1999. The ...

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A+E Networks’ Format Fervor

The reality series Pawn Stars, which airs on HISTORY in the U.S., has had resounding international success. Produced by Leftfield Pictures, the show features the activities inside the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, a family-run business in Las Vegas led by patriarch Richard “The Old Man” Harrison, his ...

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BBC Worldwide & Sky NZ Renew Carriage Pact

SYDNEY: BBC Worldwide ANZ has renewed its carriage deal with Sky in New Zealand for the UKTV, BBC Knowledge and BBC World News channels. The new multiyear agreement sees BBC Worldwide ANZ continuing to deliver first-run British content on UKTV and BBC Knowledge as well as breaking global news on ...

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Remake of Israeli Sitcom Being Piloted in the U.S.

TEL AVIV: ABC in the U.S. has ordered a pilot script of a remake of the Israeli sitcom So Where Were We?, which is produced by United Studios for Israel's Channel 10 and is distributed outside the U.S. by Dori Media Group. The show was originally titled Israel. The American ...

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Creative Team in Place for New Run of Guess How Much I Love You

SYDNEY: The creative team behind SLR Productions’ preschool show Guess How Much I Love You: The Adventures of Little Nutbrown Hare has been tapped to return for the series’ second season. Jo Boag and Melanie Alexander will reprise their roles of creative director and script supervisor, respectively. Also returning is ...

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Disney XD Lines Up Lost-Themed Episode of Phineas and Ferb

BURBANK: Next month, Disney XD is slated to air a Lost-themed episode of Phineas and Ferb, "Lost in Danvile," with story by Damon Lindelof, who co-created and wrote the hit ABC drama series. "Lost in Danville" centers on a mysterious locked capsule that has fallen into Phineas and Ferb's backyard—much ...

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TF1 Scores Star Wars Movies & Upcoming Marvel Studios Films

PARIS: TF1 Group and Disney have closed a free-TV agreement for unexploited and upcoming Marvel Studios films, as well as existing and upcoming Star Wars movies. The pact also includes the free-TV rights for the upcoming Marvel live-action TV series and includes the rights for new distribution platforms and devices. ...

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