NBC has put into development The A Word from writer Arika Mittman (Paradise Lost), Universal Television, and Keshet Studios. Based on the Keshet Broadcasting and July August Productions' series Yellow Peppers written and created by Keren Margalit, The A Wordis one family’s emotional journey after their young son is diagnosed with autism. Showrunner Arika Mittman (Paradise Lost, Timeless) also executive produces the US adaptation, alongside Peter Traugott (Keshet Studios), Avi Nir (Keshet Media … [Read more...] about NBC orders script development of ‘The A Word’ from Keshet Studios and Universal TV
Keshet International (KI) announced sales for its talent show Masters of Dance, following the ratings success of the first series in Israel and ahead of MIPTV. The first series of the competition show attracted an average audience share of 24% higher than the last dancing show to air in Israel. As a result of its success the format is being snapped up worldwide and Purpose Media has acquired two seasons of the show to air in Vietnam on HCM City Television (HTV) channel 3. Production on the … [Read more...] about Keshet International sells Masters Of Dance Internationally
Keshet International (KI) has sold its hidden camera prank game show Deal With It! to DTT channel TEN in Spain. Following the successful run of the finished U.S. show, TEN has opted to produce a local version which will air later this fall. KI holds global distribution rights to the format as well as the finished two season U.S. series produced by Howie Mandel’s Alevy Productions, Banca Studio and Keshet Broadcasting in association with Lionsgate Television for TBS. … [Read more...] about Spain’s channel TEN acquires Deal With It!
Tel Aviv, Israel– Assaf Blecher has been appointed VP Development and Content at Keshet Broadcasting in Israel. Formerly Managing Director of Keshet DCP, Blecher will move from LA to take up the post at the company’s Tel Aviv HQ this month. In his new role, he will be charged with the development of non-scripted content for the country’s leading commercial channel and for international clients. He will work alongside Keshet Broadcasting’s VP Programming, Hilik Sharir, and … [Read more...] about Keshet appoints VP
The final episode of season two of RISING STAR on Keshet Broadcasting took place on 17 February, crowning its winner Nadav Guedj, who will go on to represent Israel in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna this May. At the peak of viewing, more than half (56%) of the country's entire viewing audience was tuned in to vote for their winner in the nail biting final. RISING STAR was the leading show of the night 18 weeks out of 18 on air. The average rating for the series was 28.8% - an … [Read more...] about “RISING STAR” finals in the lead
Tel Aviv – The premiere of Keshet International’s new hot property for MIPCOM 2014, Help I Can’t I Cook! made its debut on September 13 on Keshet Broadcasting to gain a 44% average audience share and 30.8% rating (HH). Help! I Can't Cook was the second highest-rated original reality launch ever in Israel (behind RISING STAR) and the highest-rated reality launch of 2014. It peaked with a 46.2% share and a 33% rating, equating to an exceptionally high number of viewers in the … [Read more...] about “Help! I Can’t Cook” premieres