The Chase Extends European Footprint


ITV Studios’ quiz show The Chase is getting new local versions in Slovenia for POP TV and Romania for Pro TV.

The format, which debuted in Bulgaria and Slovakia in 2022, also has versions in the Czech Republic, Croatia, Serbia and more. The Chase is in 21 territories to date.

The spin-off Beat The Chasers has new adaptations set to premiere in Greece on Mega TV and in Cyprus on Alpha TV Cyprus, bringing the total number of territories for this format to ten.

Ruth Berry, managing director of global partnerships at ITV Studios, said: “We’re thrilled to announce the expansion of The Chase and its spin-off Beat The Chasers into new markets, showcasing the strength and scalability of ITV Studios’ extensive format catalog. The success of this hit format in the Czech Republic has spurred demand across the Central and Eastern European region, leading to new commissions in Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Greece and Cyprus.”