Little Big Shots Format Commissioned in New Markets


LONDON/BURBANK: Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITVP) has struck new deals for the Little Big Shots format, which is getting local versions in Germany, Greece and the Middle East, among other markets.

In Germany, an agreement was inked with ProSiebenSat.1 for Little Big Shots, with WBITVP Germany to produce the show. European local production deals for the series also extend into Belgium, with VTM commissioning six episodes to be produced by WBITVP Belgium, as well as Greece, with Star TV commissioning 12 episodes. Deals have also been reached in Southeast Asia, with TV3 in Thailand and ABS-CBN in the Philippines, where the series will be slated for prime time.

In the Middle East, WBITVP scored a deal with MBC to produce 13 episodes of the series, as well as a second season. In Latin America, an agreement was signed in Colombia, with RCN commissioning 13 episodes of the comedy/variety show.

These new pacts follow on previous deals for the format with ITV in the U.K. and Mediaset in Spain for local versions.

Andrew Zein, the senior VP of creative, format development and sales at WBITVP, said: “We are thrilled to see seven more local production deals for Little Big Shots and expect the success of the show to continue, with several major territories such as Australia and Italy showing a keen interest.”