Tuesday, July 23, 2024


Twice the Drama

July 20, 2020

Formats are in high demand as commissioners and producers look for shortcuts in the high-risk business of scripted content.

COVID-Proof Formats

June 29, 2020

Formats that allow for social distancing and safety measures to be easily implemented without changing the DNA or core format beats are in good stead as entertainment commissioning pushes forward.

The Studio Show Must Go On

June 22, 2020

The coronavirus has presented untold challenges for the companies that make studio show formats, but they have found ways to meet them—even discovering new ways of doing business that could be here to stay.

Staying Competitive

June 8, 2020

Producers and distributors weigh in on the innovative ways that competition shows are adapting to the new realities of social distancing and increased safety measures.

Game Shows Adjust for COVID-19

June 1, 2020

Game-show formats are proving to be readily adaptable for fresh content as lockdowns and social-distancing measures are observed around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Asian Spin

November 25, 2019

From talent competitions to factual entertainment to scripted dramas, the demand for formats is booming across Asia. 

It Takes Two

October 7, 2019

In the quest for the next big thing, format distributors are partnering up with broadcasters and producers to co-develop titles that will have global appeal. 

Fit for TV

October 7, 2019

Producers and distributors weigh in on the wave of high-stakes, physical endurance competitions in the formats market.