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Sony orders Filipino Cash Cab

Sony Pictures Television Networks Asia has commissioned a local version of Cash Cab, the profitable All3Media International format. SPT’s show will air on its AXN pay TV channel from December, going into production this week. Australia-headquartered ActiveTV, which was behind Cash Cab Asia and The Amazing Race Asia, will produce Cash Cab Philippines. Starcom Mediavest […]

News brief: Gran Plan hatched in Brazil

Brazilian broadcaster TV Globo has commissioned a local version of Israeli comedy factual format The Gran Plan. Production is beginning now ahead of a debut on the channel in September after Globo scored the deal with distributor Armoza Formats. This comes after the show, originally for Channel 10 in Israel and featuring grandmothers who life-coach […]

Korea’s Grandpas format heading for Europe

Hit Korean format Grandpas Over Flowers has been optioned in France, Germany and the UK. The show comes from South Korean channel operator and programmer CJ E&M, which runs it domestically on its tvN channel. Tim Crescenti’s Small World IFT sells it internationally. Small World has done deals for the show in the UK with […]

ZDF buys Aussie Prank Patrol

ZDF has acquired the Australian version of kids hidden camera series Prank Patrol. The German public broadcaster acquired the series from Marvista, which sells it internationally. The show was created by Canadian indie Apartment 11 for Canada’s YTV. The Australian version of the live-action series, which travels from the cities of Melbourne to Brisbane, is […]