LONDON – ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has secured two brand new Central and Eastern European territories for its hit format Four Weddings, together with recommissions in the region for two of its other biggest shows, Hell’s Kitchen and The Chase. Four Weddings, which follows four different brides as they each judge each other’s big day, will launch on Polsat in Poland (10x60) and in Croatia on RTL (30x60), with the number of countries the format has reached now over … [Read more...] about ITV Studios secures European deals for hit formats
An eight-week season will air in Greece on Antenna’s ANT1 channel, as part of the production representation deal in the territory between Antenna Group and ITVS GE, while a 12-week run has been agreed with Nova TV in Bulgaria, to be hosted by chef Viktor Angelov. The new commissions for the format, which sees a batch of aspiring restaurateurs compete against one another for the Hell’s Kitchen crown, means the show has now reached more than 20 territories worldwide. The … [Read more...] about ITV Studios Global Entertainment Secures New Territories for Hell’s Kitchen
ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has signed a new format deal for ITV Studios’ smash-hit entertainment show Hell’s Kitchen in Indonesia, marking the first Asian deal for the format. Indonesian broadcaster SCTV has commissioned a 25 x 60’ local version of the cooking reality show to air this winter. It will be hosted by Juna Rorimpandey, better known as Chef Juna. A hugely successful international format, Hell’s Kitchen has now been produced … [Read more...] about ITV Studios GE signs deal for “Hell’s Kitchen” in Indonesia
FOX has picked up Junior Masterchef, a new culinary competition series for talented kids as part of a new multi-year deal with award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay. Junior Masterchef is based on the hugely successful U.K. format and extends the Masterchef brand in the U.S. to include a younger group of aspiring masterchefs. Produced by Shine America and One Potato Two Potato (joint-venture between Ramsay and Optomen), Junior Masterchef will give budding cooks the opportunity to showcase their … [Read more...] about “Junior Masterchef” to debut in the U.S.
Kevin Reilly, Chairman, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company, has unveiled the FOX primetime slate for the 2013-2014 television season. The network picked up several new series including comedies Dads – which stars award-winning Seth Green; Brooklyn Nine-Nine; Enlisted; Surviving Jack; Us & Them; Murder Police; dramas Almost Human, executive produced by J.J Abrams with an all-star cast; Rake with Greg Kinnear set to make his television debut; Gang Related; and adventure thriller … [Read more...] about FOX announces 2013/ 2014 upfront
ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has partnered with cross-media company Screenz to produce dual screen apps for three of its hit formats – Who Dares Sings, Four Weddings and Hell’s Kitchen, launching at MIPTV. The apps will be adapted for local markets, extending the reach of ITV Studios’ hit formats and offering international broadcast partners expanded content as well as a new way to engage with viewers beyond the television screen. Jean-Philippe Randisi, Executive … [Read more...] about MIPTV: ITV Studios and Screenz to launch dual screen apps