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Spain’s Flair for Formats

From within the companies represented under the Audiovisual from Spain banner, there are several that have been successfully exporting their entertainment formats around the globe. These companies, including Phileas Productions, Grupo Boomerang TV, 7 y Acción, Veralia and Grupo ZZJ, have been cultivating innovative concepts that broadcasters worldwide can adapt ...

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Ideas Roll In for The Formats Project

Last month, Global Agency in conjunction with World Screen launched a competition to find the next big global format hit. The companies put out the call for submissions for innovative concepts that could become internationally successful formats. The creative community has stepped up to the challenge, with a slew of ...

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Case Study: Stars in Danger: The High Dive

For nearly a decade Stars in Danger: The High Dive has been enjoying success in Germany on ProSieben as TV total Turmspringen. Banijay Group’s Brainpool developed the format, which helped raise the network’s 3+ average for its prime-time slot by 40 percent last year. Stars in Danger: The High Dive ...

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Asian Format Focus: Shine International

In the run-up to Asia TV Forum, TV Formats Weekly will be checking in with a number of distributors to see how their business is faring across the Asia-Pacific region. In this week’s edition, Matthew Ashcroft, the senior VP for Asia Pacific at Shine International, tells us about the company’s ...

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Asian Format Focus: Keshet International

In the run-up to Asia TV Forum, TV Formats Weekly will be checking in with a number of distributors to see how their business is faring across the Asia-Pacific region. In this week’s edition, Alon Shtruzman, the managing director of Keshet International, tells us about the company’s plans for building ...

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Asian Format Focus: ITV Studios Global Entertainment

In the run-up to Asia TV Forum, TV Formats.ws will be checking in with a number of distributors to see how their business is faring across the Asia-Pacific region. In this week’s edition, Hyeonza Hong, the VP of sales for Asia for ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE), tells Mansha ...

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Talpa’s Track Record Continues

Undoubtedly one of the biggest format successes in the last few years, The Voice has conquered nearly all corners of the globe. "There are only a few countries remaining that are still awaiting a local adaptation of The Voice," says Maarten Meijs, the managing director of Talpa Distribution. "It is, ...

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Case Study: The Dr. Oz Show

Dr. Mehmet Oz got his start in television as a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, where he was presenting regular health and well-being segments. His advice became so popular that Winfrey convinced him to start his own talk show, and thus The Dr. Oz Show was born. The series ...

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Making Moves Across EMEA

Elin Thomas, the VP of format licensing for Europe, the Middle East and Africa at BBC Worldwide, shares with TV Formats Weekly 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 Elin ...

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Scripting Success

Paul Gilbert, the senior VP of international formats at CBS Studios International, talks about the success of selling scripted formats globally.   The beloved ’50s sitcom The Honeymooners made an indelible mark on TV pop culture in the U.S., providing plenty of laughs with the comedic stylings of Jackie Gleason ...

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