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The X Factor Gets a New Local Treatment in Greece

December 15, 2015

LONDON: FremantleMedia International, Syco Entertainment and Greek free-TV network SKAI have teamed up for a new local version of The X Factor. The adaptation of the music talent-show format is set to launch next spring, marking the start of the …

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Hungary to Adapt Little Giants

December 15, 2015

MEXICO CITY: RTL in Hungary is set to launch a local version of Televisa’s talent-show format Little Giants. The Hungarian version marks the 15th adaptation of the show, which has also been broadcast in Mexico, Portugal, Poland and the Ukraine. …

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Electus to Sell Jane the Virgin Format Globally

December 15, 2015

LOS ANGELES: Electus International has teamed up with CBS Television Studios and RCTV to sell and license the Jane the Virgin format around the world, starting with Turkey's Kanal D. Electus International brought the show to market earlier this year, …

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Teen Series Cata Leads Dori Media Group’s NATPE Lineup

January 7, 2016

TEL AVIV: International formats make up the bulk of Dori Media Group’s NATPE offering, led by the musical teen series Cata. The 115×1-hour series Cata follows a girl who helps twins from another dimension hide their identities. Another highlight is the romantic …

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FIC Content Sales Bolsters International Formats Team

January 7, 2016

LONDON: FOX International Channels (FIC) Content Sales has expanded its formats team, adding Jess Khanom as head of global format sales. The appointment is effective immediately. Khanom will be based in London and report directly to Prentiss Fraser, FIC’s senior …

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Armoza’s The Virgins Travels to New Territories

October 13, 2015

TEL AVIV: The Virgins, a new docu-reality show from the Armoza Formats catalogue, is headed to Australia, New Zealand and Chile. The Virgins looks on as three individuals experience various things for the first time, including seeing and flying. The …

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ABC to Adapt Braunschlag for the U.S.

October 14, 2015

VIENNA: U.S. television network ABC has licensed the ORF (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation) comedy series Braunschlag for a half-hour adaptation. The untitled single-camera project will be produced by Sony Pictures TV and Tariq Jalil’s Intrigue. Created by David Schalko, the Austrian …

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Globo Orders Second & Third Seasons of Keep Your Light Shining

October 15, 2015

ISTANBUL: Brazil’s Globo has licensed a second and third season of Global Agency’s singing talent format Keep Your Light Shining. The format broadcasts as part of Globo’s long-running show Domingão do Faustão. The second season will air in 2016, with …