Endemol announced its long running worldwide hit Extreme Makeover: Home Edition has been commissioned for a local version in Asia. Associated Broadcasting Company in the Philippines has ordered a 12 episode first series of the format to run on local channel TV5. The show will be produced in Tagalog and will go out as monthly specials. This will be the first Asian version of the blockbuster format, which to date has been broadcast in 185 countries. More in the next Executive News Roundup