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Channel 4 Orders Kid-Led Gogglebox Spin-off

LONDON: Channel 4 has commissioned Studio Lambert to produce six episodes of Gogglesprogs, a Gogglebox spin-off featuring children. Gogglesprogs will look on as youngsters give their opinions on a variety of TV programs. The show is slated for broadcast next year. The commission comes ahead of a special kids' edition ...

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ITV-Inter Medya’s Foray into Formats

Pelin Koray, sales executive at ITV-Inter Medya, talks to TV Formats Weekly about its production and international marketing of entertainment formats, a new line of business for the company. After several years of successfully selling scripted fare (notably, Turkish dramas) to the global market, ITV-Inter Medya recently decided it was ...

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Ukrainian Format Claim to Meladze Sells into China

KIEV: The Ukrainian entertainment format Claim to Meladze has sold into mainland China. The competition title chronicles the search for new members of a boy band under the guidance of a famous producer. The show has already been broadcasted in Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia. Ukraine’s Kvartal 95 co-produced the ...

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Another Season of Fifteen to One for Channel 4

LONDON: Channel 4 in the U.K. has ordered a sixth season of the hit quiz show Fifteen to One from Remedy Productions. Comedienne Sandi Toksvig will return as host of the fast-paced program, which looks on as 15 contestants compete to answer general-knowledge questions for a cash prize. The 40×1-hour new ...

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FOX Goes for Hypnotism Game Show

LOS ANGELES: FOX is getting its own version of You're Back in the Room, a game-show format in which the contestants have been hypnotized. The series, which has the working title You're Back in the Room for the U.S., has been commissioned for eight one-hour episodes. Production is slated to ...

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Another Season of DNA for Zee Tamil

SINGAPORE: Bomanbridge Media has inked a renewal deal for a second season of the popular format DNA with Zee Tamil, a regional general-entertainment channel in South India. Zee Tamil will produce another 26 episodes of DNA in the Tamil language. The show looks on as ten fathers and mothers and ...

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Lip Sync Battle to Get Local Treatment in the Philippines

SINGAPORE: Viacom International Media Networks has concluded a deal with GMA for a local adaptation of the format Lip Sync Battle in the Philippines. This deal represents the fourth local production of Lip Sync Battle. The adaptation is set to broadcast in the Philippines in February. On the show, viewers look ...

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CJ E&M Renews Chef in Your Ear

SINGAPORE: In a deal with Bomanbridge Media, CJ E&M has renewed the cooking competition format Chef in Your Ear for a second season. Korea-based CJ E&M currently airs season one of Chef in Your Ear, locally titled Avatar Chef. The format sees two professional chefs guide novice cooks in creating ...

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