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MIPCOM Spotlight: MNet

CANNES: New to format sales, South Africa’s MNet hopes to close at least one format deal at MIPCOM, says Mandy Roger, the company’s head of sales, acquisitions and business development. MNet also hopes to use the event “to find out what works and doesn’t work,” she says. On the company’s ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: FremantleMedia

CANNES: One of the titles FremantleMedia is particularly proud to have in its catalogue is Let’s Get Gold, which features sports teams competing against one another in front of a panel of judges for a prize. “Let’s Get Gold combines two truly universal interests—sports and entertainment—to spectacular effect, and it ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Armoza Formats

CANNES: One of Armoza Formats’ top titles at MIPCOM this year is House Call, a prime-time factual-entertainment show featuring doctors who visit the homes of different families and evaluate their lifestyles in order to help them make healthier decisions. “If [broadcasters are] searching for high-quality health programming, which also serves ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Argonon International

CANNES: There is a trio of formats on offer from Argonon International that are based on successful BBC shows the company made in the U.K. Let Me Entertain You, which follows on from Tourettes: Let Me Entertain You, allows disabled individuals to showcase their talents onstage in front of an ...

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Armoza Formats’ Marriage Show Adapted for France

TEL AVIV: With this Ring, a marital format from Armoza Formats, is set to debut on M6 in France this season. Hosted by supermodel Adriana Karembeu, With this Ring (Pour le meilleur et pour le pire meilleur) revolves around different couples who are experiencing a crisis in their marriage. It was produced ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Strix Television

CANNES: Double Wedding, which follows two couples working together to plan one wedding that will make both parties happy, is a lead offering from Strix Television. “Double Wedding is not only an entertaining and emotional format, it’s also a game of strategy,” notes  says Peter Holmström, the COO of Strix ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: TV Asahi

CANNES: TV Asahi, which is celebrating its 55th birthday, is still looking to increase its international profile. “I would like to make our channel and content more well known,” says Hedwig Schreck, the head of format sales. “Our archives are packed with creativity, and I don’t want to miss the opportunity to ...

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Cash Cab to be Adapted in China

LONDON: Southern China TV is slated to produce a local version of ALL3MEDIA International’s Cash Cab. Cash Cab is a hit format that has aired in more than 50 regions around the world. The show gives ordinary people the chance to win money after getting into what they originally perceive ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Banijay International

CANNES: One of the formats Banijay International is bringing to the market is Opposite Worlds, a reality series with contestants living in a house divided by a glass wall. In Opposite Worlds, half of the contestants will have modern-day conve­niences, while the other half will not. “It has all of ...

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Nordic World Scores Option for Ultimate Entertainer

LONDON/OSLO: Endemol has optioned the Norwegian celebrity talent format Ultimate Entertainer in a deal with Nordic World. The show, created by Monster Formats, debuted on the Norwegian public broadcaster NRK in prime time on September 8. The big-budget format follows established musical talents who battle for the title of ‘Ultimate ...

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