News brief: Mattel and Gurin making gameshow based on Uno card game

Toy company Mattel and gameshow producer Phil Gurin (pictured) are teaming to make Uno: The Game Show, a series based on the popular card game.

There will be a half-hour daily show and weekly one-hour primetime version. The daily show will have a US$100,000 jackpot and its weekly counterpart US$1 million.

The Gurin Company has international rights and will be shopping the format at MIPTV next month.

There is no broadcaster attached to the show yet.