Sony options gameshow Sit Tight

Spanish formats house Phileas has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Television, which has optioned French and Italian rights to its gameshow Sit Tight.

Madrid-based producer Phileas created the format in which contestants face being physically eliminated from the show if another contestant correctly answers general knowledge questions.

Sony is pitching the format to French and Italian broadcasters now.

Separately, Phileas said that it has done several deals for another of its formats, Don’t Say It, Bring It!

The format, which challenges contestants to answer questions without speaking, has been optioned by Argonon’s Leopard for North America, indie producer Splash in the UK, Seo Entertainment in Germany and Switzerland and Valentim in Portugal.

Turkey-based distributor Global Agency is distributing the format in all other territories.