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Televisa Internacional Game Shows

The format catalogue of Televisa Internacional has grown quite extensively in just a relatively short period of time. “In about a year and a half, we went from being a company that had four or five formats to now aiming to have at least 25 formats after this MIPCOM,” says ...

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Armoza’s Pull Over Commissioned in Spain

TEL AVIV: Spain’s La Radio y Televisión de Andalucía (RTVA) has licensed Armoza Formats’ on-location family game show Pull Over for Canal Sur for access prime time. Produced by ATN Media, the 16-episode adaptation will be known locally as Este Coche es una Ruina and will air weekly beginning in ...

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British Version for Lip Sync Battle

LONDON: Channel 5 has ordered a U.K. version of Spike TV's entertainment format Lip Sync Battle. An 8×30-minute treatment will be produced for Channel 5 by Whizz Kid Entertainment. The series is expected to premiere in the U.K. in early 2016. The presenting and performing talent will be announced in ...

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Video Interview: FremantleMedia’s Rob Clark

NEW YORK: In this video interview, Rob Clark, FremantleMedia's director of global entertainment, shares with TV Formats some of the company's latest format highlights.   The catalogue at FremantleMedia is chock-full of format hits, including a number of global entertainment behemoths, the likes of Idols and Got Talent. Clark discusses ...

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Boxatricks Working on New Game-Show Format

LONDON: The U.K.-based Boxatricks has been tapped to produce its first major pilot, the prime-time game-show format The Shortest Straw. The Shortest Straw pilot is a collaboration between Boxatricks and Fintan Coyle, co-creator of The Weakest Link. Production on the hour-long game show has been backed by TV2 Norway and ...

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IPCN Adapts The Remix for China

BEIJING/LONDON: Global Agency and IPCN have secured an agreement that will see the talent-show format The Remix remade in China. The Remix, part of the Global Agency catalogue, is a live weekly prime-time music talent show that sees DJs and vocalists team up and compete to win a cash prize ...

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Real Men Format on a Global Journey

Five everyday males undertake the challenge of transforming their health in the format Real Men, which is sold by Red Arrow International. The show follows the participants’ intense training regime, which includes physical challenges such as swimming and martial arts, as well as mental exercises, including meditation. “Men’s health and ...

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Media Ranch to Adapt Life in the Kitchen Format

MONTREAL: Bell Media’s lifestyle and entertainment channel Canal Vie has commissioned Media Ranch to produce a remake of the format Life in the Kitchen for French Canada. As part of an option deal with all3media international, Media Ranch will adapt the format as a 4×1-hour series, with the title still ...

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Top Gear Gets Italian Treatment

LONDON: The hit motoring format Top Gear has been licensed by BBC Worldwide to Sky Italia, which is planning to launch a local version on Sky Uno in 2016. Toro Media, a Sony Picture Television company, is producing Top Gear Italia. Guido Meda, a renowned motoring journalist, has been named ...

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