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March 27, 2017
TV Formats Resources for MIPTV
The two days before the official MIPTV kickoff, April 1 and 2, will see producers, commissioners, buyers and distributors converge at MIPFormats to discover the very best in entertainment formats. Keynote speakers include A+E Networks’ Paul Buccieri, CBS Studios International’s Paul Gilbert and Critical Content’s Tom Forman, and sessions will focus on topics such as new creative talents, what’s hot in reality and game shows, pitching strategies and more. To help you make the most out of your time at both MIPFormats and MIPTV, TV Formats Weekly has compiled a slew of resources that highlight some of the latest formats trends and new product launches.
Visit our Screening Rooms for MIPFormats and MIPTV to view clips and read information about what’s new in formats. You can search for keywords like entertainment, game show, dating, talent and more.
Read the digital edition of TV Formats for these special features and interviews:
- Exploring the new spins on singing competitions, which remain top-sellers in the format business.
- Producers and distributors are pursuing new ways to innovate the game-show genre.
- Endemol Shine’s Sophie Turner Laing talks about the quest for the next big breakout hit.
- Sumi Connock provides some insight into her strategy for building BBC Worldwide’s format business.
- Izzet Pinto talks about how Global Agency is scouting for fresh ideas that can travel.
Peruse the digital edition of the TV Formats Guide for profiles of some of the leading distributors of formats.
Visit the TV Formats Preview for MIPFormats and MIPTV to access a wealth of resources.
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Two New Adaptations for You’re Back in the Room
LONDON: BBC Worldwide has scored two new deals for the Tuesday’s Child format You’re Back in the Room, which will now be adapted for Canada and Slovakia.
Inter Medya’s Join Instant Optioned in India & Pakistan
ISTANBUL: Inter Medya has sold the game-show format Join Instant into India and Pakistan.
Ex on the Beach, Stranded with a Million Dollars Being Localized
LONDON/NEW YORK: The MTV reality formats Ex on the Beach and Stranded with a Million Dollars will see new local adaptations.
Korean Romantic Dramedy Emergency Couple Being Remade in Mexico
SEOUL: CJ E&M’s romantic dramedy Emergency Couple has been licensed for a local adaptation in Mexico.
Rabbit Films’ Haggle Battle to See German Adaptation
HELSINKI: Rabbit Films has licensed its original format Haggle Battle into Germany, where a local version will be produced by Bavaria Entertainment.