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Cash Cab Set for AXN Philippines

November 16, 2015

SINGAPORE: Sony Pictures Television (SPT) Networks, Asia, has commissioned a local version of Cash Cab for AXN in the Philippines. SPT Networks has been expanding its roster of local content for its channels in Asia; most recently it aired a …

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Russian Adaptation of Televisa’s Stand Up for Your Country

November 16, 2015

MEXICO CITY: Televisa Internacional’s entertainment format Stand Up for Your Country has landed in Russia. A local version of the program premiered last night on the CTC channel under the title Two Voices. The Russian adaptation will consist of 12 …

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Nordic World Secures Format Sales Across Europe

November 17, 2015

OSLO: Nordic World has inked deals for several formats across Europe, including one for Aspect Film’s Redesign, which has been sold into France. French production company Réservoir Prod will produce a local version of Redesign set to broadcast in the country next …

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White Collar Brawlers Gets Local Treatment in Italy

November 19, 2015

LONDON: The factual-entertainment format White Collar Brawlers has been commissioned for a local adaptation on Sky Italia's free-to-air channel Cielo. White Collar Brawlers looks on as co-workers challenge each other to a boxing match. The format, created by writer/producer Doug …

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The Bachelorette Gets Canadian Treatment on W Network

November 19, 2015

TORONTO: W Network has commissioned The Bachelorette Canada, marking the first-ever Canadian version of the popular franchise. The Canadian version will feature 11 90-minute episodes and a one-hour special episode. The series from Good Human Productions Inc. is an extension …

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Chinese Top Gear Pulls In 200 Million-Plus Viewers

November 20, 2015

LONDON: The Chinese version of BBC’s Top Gear has been pulling in large audiences since debuting last month, with its first five episodes reaching a combined audience of 217 million across TV and online. The Honybee Media-produced show, which launched …

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The Voice & The Voice Kids Confirmed for ITV

November 23, 2015

LONDON: ITV has confirmed that the hit singing talent competition The Voice, which had been airing on the BBC, is coming to the network in 2017. A three-year deal has been struck with Talpa Global for The Voice to air …

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Double or Nothing to Be Adapted in Italy & France

November 23, 2015

TEL AVIV: Double or Nothing, a studio-based challenge show developed by Armoza Formats and Studio Glam, has been acquired by Banijay Group for France and Italy. In Italy, the format will be produced by Ambra. In France, the adaptation will …