Show of the Week


Show of the week: The Hunt: Monteperdido

Spanish scripted series have gained traction around the world over recent years and this drama looks likely to continue that trend. Directed by Salvador García Ruiz and Álvaro Ron, it tells the story of two families who struggle to get their lives back on track after the disappearance of two girls. Five years later, one […]

Show of the Week: Beat The Channel

Red Arrow Studios International’s madcap entertainment format Beat The Channel sees two popular TV presenters given the chance to win a 15-minute live broadcast slot on their channel during which anything goes. But can they first beat the ultimate competitor – their own channel? Over six challenges and a final game, the channel throws everything […]

Show of the Week: Cleaning Masters

Turkish distribution giant Global Agency is in Cannes with a whimsical format that celebrates the country’s top cleaning enthusiasts.  The reality competition series Cleaning Masters (35 x 30 minutes) was originated after the creators realised how obsessive people can get about cleaning. (You know it’s true.) The show demonstrates the fun as well as the […]

Show Of The Week: 100% Wolf – Legend of the Moonstone

Adapted for the screen from Jayne Lyons’ 2008 children’s book 100% Wolf, the eponymous Studio 100-distributed series 100% Wolf – Legend of the Moonstone is centred on Freddy Lupin, the heir to a proud family line of werewolves whose first “warfing” on his 13th birthday goes awry, turning him into a ferocious poodle. Studio 100’s […]

Movie of the Week: Mister Mayfair

A GANGSTER COMEDY TRILOGY Former New York gangster Max Mayfair is living the ‘good life’ in London. He’s rubbing elbows with the most glamorous of crowds, has a Mayfair penthouse that’s widely known as every beautiful woman’s free crash pad, and runs one of the most illustrious clubs in all of Central London; eponymously called Mister Mayfair. […]

Show of the Week: Agent Hamilton

Agent Hamilton is Beta Film’s high-profile adaptation of Jan Guillou’s bestselling novel series Hamilton, with the show set to receive its world premiere next month at MIPCOM. The 10 x 60 minute drama has a central English-language narrative and was originally commissioned by Bonnier Broadcasting for its linear network TV4 and streamer C-More. The series, […]

Show of the week: Stinky Dog

This 2D animation is set to have its exclusive world premiere at this year’s MIP Junior, where Emmy Award-winning French producer and distributor Dandelooo will be showcasing the first two episodes of the slapstick series. The 52 x 11 minute show has been commissioned by France Télévisions and is based on the series of books […]

Show of the week: ‘Jungle War’

Jungle War (4 x 60 minutes) is a doc series about some of the lesser-known conflicts of WWII and beyond – those fought in some of the world’s most hostile and challenging environments. It takes in WWII campaigns fought in the jungles of Asia/Pacific – from the Solomon Islands and New Guinea to Borneo and […]

Show of the week: ‘Property Brothers: Forever Home’

Forever Home (40 x 60 minutes) is a new spin on twin brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott’s Property Brothers franchise, which first launched in 2011. Rather than focus on flipping properties to make money, the programme showcases homes in which families want to live forever. The format sees the Scott brothers help couples transform their […]

Show of the week: ‘One Planet: Seven Worlds’

Set to air in the autumn, One Planet: Seven Worlds is billed as the latest landmark series from the BBC’s Natural History Unit, following in the wake of Blue Planet II, Planet Earth II and Dynasties. Sir David Attenborough returns to narrate the series, which tells the stories of Earth’s seven continents. As such, expect […]

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