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ITV Studios to bring BBC’s 5 Star Reunion to market

UK pubcaster the BBC has ordered a new Saturday night entertainment series, 5 Star Family Reunion (WT), and ITV Studio Global Entertainment will launch it internationally.

The show will see a UK family and long lost overseas relatives work together to win a family reunion in a five star location.

ITV-owned prodco 12 Yard is making the 8x50mins series with Twofour’s Boom Cymru.

It will launch on BBC One later this year and ITV Studios has international format rights.

Alan Tyler, executive editor, entertainment commissioning, BBC ordered the series and said: “The format promises a perfect combination of head and heart, delivering both terrific stories and ‘edge of the seat’ gameplay.”