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Media Ranch Secures Options Across Europe, the U.S.


From the Media Ranch catalog, several formats have been optioned in Europe and the U.S. and a production order has been secured for its celebrity lifestyle show Celebrity Identity.

Big Love, a relationship weight-loss reality format, has been optioned in the Netherlands by Monday Benelux, in Finland by Moskito Television Oy, in Belgium and France by Herve Hubert and in Italy by Banijay Italia.

Fish Bingo, a quirky fishing competition format, has been optioned in the Netherlands by Blazhoffski and in the U.S. by Just for Laughs Group.

Back to the 9th Grade, which follows a celebrity as they venture back in time to their 9th grade and see where their classmates are now, was optioned in Sweden by Strix TV, in Norway by Nexiko, in the Netherlands by Blazhoffski, in Finland by Moskito Television Oy and in the U.S. by 1/17 Productions: Peter Adam Golden and Andrew Golder and in Belgium.

The celebrity healthy lifestyle format Miracle Habits, which comes from Media Ranch’s Asian format partnership with Korea’s Something Special, has been optioned in France by Banijay France.

The artistic talent competition program Project Rembrandt is optioned in Poland by Rochstar and in the U.S. by 1/17 Productions.

Celebrity Identity has been given a production order in Estonia for ETV. The show is already a smash hit in Denmark on DR.

Sophie Ferron, president and founder of Media Ranch, stated: “Media Ranch is pleased to start off 2021 expanding our global footprint even further, with our deal for the Korean format Miracle Habits, and now a new production in Estonia. A slew of our great formats has been optioned in the genres of celebrity lifestyle, competition, and heartwarming reality programs. Of note, we are truly excited about the fun, hit Danish DR program Fish Bingo optioned now in the Netherlands and in the United States with more territories to announce shortly. Global audiences have been craving unique, fun and inspiring shows and Media Ranch delivers.”

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