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ABC Licenses Format Rights for Small Town Love

October 16, 2015

LONDON/OSLO: U.S. network ABC has secured format rights for the Swedish comedy-drama series Small Town Love from Nordic World. This marks Nordic World’s first deal with the U.S. network and the first international format deal for the show. Created by …

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VTM Acquires Talpa’s The Wishing Tree

October 20, 2015

AMSTERDAM: VTM in Belgium has picked up the format The Wishing Tree from Talpa. The format, which sees young children hang their wishes for others on a wishing tree, launched at MIPCOM earlier this month. This marks the first international …

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Global Sales for Pair of Red Arrow Formats

October 21, 2015

MUNICH: Red Arrow International has placed the new formats Kiss Bang Love and The Day the Cash Came in Australia, among a number of other territories around the world. Kiss Bang Love was snapped up by Seven Network in Australia. …

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Verve Media Acquires Point of You for Spain & Italy

October 21, 2015

TEL AVIV: Verve Media has picked up the docu-reality show Point of You, from Shy Brameli and Ori Dror, creators of Raid the Cage and Pull Over. Point of You follows three individuals and shows the world through their eyes …

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Simon Cowell Joins America’s Got Talent Judging Panel

October 22, 2015

UNIVERSAL CITY: Simon Cowell will be among the judges for the upcoming 11th season of NBC’s summer series America’s Got Talent. Cowell created the Got Talent format, which first launched with America’s Got Talent in 2006. The Got Talent format, co-owned …

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Riot Creative to Develop Armoza’s Couch Diaries in the U.S.

October 22, 2015

TEL AVIV: Riot Creative, part of Leftfield Entertainment, has picked up Armoza Formats’ docu-reality series Couch Diaries for adaptation in the U.S. market. Couch Diaries, developed by Artza Productions, follows a handful of participants who are at a crossroads in …

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A+E Networks Adds to Global Format Sales Team

October 26, 2015

NEW YORK: A+E Networks has expanded its international format sales team through new hires and broader responsibilities for the senior director of international content sales. Naomi Koh has been appointed director of international format sales. She joins A+E Networks from …

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IPCN & STV Enter Format Co-Pro Pact

October 26, 2015

LONDON: STV Productions has struck up a partnership with IPCN to co-produce a new factual-entertainment format for the Chinese market. The new format is inspired by STV's Celebrity Antiques Road Trip. Journey to the Precious features the Chinese art of …