London – BBC Worldwide has announced the commission of an original game show format One in a Thousand, co-developed by the BBC’s commercial arm BBC Worldwide, German public service television broadcaster ZDF and the joint venture between BBC Worldwide and ALL3Media Germany Tower Productions. The format, commissioned by ZDF, will be further developed by ZDF Entertainment department in collaboration with Tower. It has been created by Phil Schmid, Executive Producer, BBC Worldwide and Markus Templin, Head of Show, Tower Productions.

The ambitious event format sees 1000 contestants compete in each show over ten knock-out rounds to find the One in a Thousand. To succeed – and walk away with a large cash prize – candidates will need a huge range of skill sets as every round tests a unique combination of their physical, mental and emotional abilities.

One in a Thousand