Antiques Roadshow

BBC Worldwide producing Daft Punk doc for Canal+

Canal+ has commissioned BBC Worldwide Productions France to create a 1x60mins documentary about French DJ duo Daft Punk, TBI has learned. The doc will “tell the extraordinary story of the two award-winning French DJ musicians hidden behind robot masks”, according to BBCWW. It will air on Canal+ in 2015, and represents the first time the […]

BBC crafts swathe of format deals for Sewing Bee

BBC Worldwide has agreed deals for local versions of its Sewing Bee format in France, Norway and Sweden. David Weiland, Worldwide’s executive VP, Western Europe, told TBI about the deals from the ongoing BBC Showcase event in Liverpool. The fact-ent format, which was created by Bake Off producer Love Productions, has also been optioned Italy, […]

UKTV buys Endemol’s Treasure Detectives

Yesterday, the UK factual channel run by digital channels group UKTV, has acquired US series Treasure Detectives. The one-hour series is fronted by art detective Curtis Dowling and his team and follow them as they evaluate whether arts, antiques and collectibles are fake or genuine. It is made by Endemol USA and was cable news […]

The Voice app launches

The BBC has launched a companion app for the second season of singing competition show The Voice. The Voice Predictor game, which is available now to download for iOS and Android, will build on the BBC’s recently launched Antiques Roadshow second screen app, and offer play-along and between-show games. The BBC said a ‘Team Predictor’ […]