Armoza Formats


TBI Weekly: Why ITV Studios’ Armoza deal is a watershed for unscripted

ITV Studios (ITVS) has been involved in its fair share of M&A activity over the past five years, but few deals underline a changing industry as its acquisition of Armoza Formats earlier this week. Israeli format creator and distributor Armoza Formats has been a constant at TV markets around the world over the past decade, […]

ITV Studios acquires Armoza Formats

ITV Studios (ITVS) has acquired Israeli format creator and distributor Armoza Formats. The company, founded by Avi Armoza, has more than 100 shows in its catalogue including primetime singing format The Four (pictured), gameshow Still Standing, and primetime studio entertainment series I Can Do That!, which has aired in over 25 countries. The deal will […]

Armoza’s ‘Sex Tape’ remade in Finland

Finnish channel Nelonen has ordered a local version of Armoza Formats’ social experiment show Sex Tape. The format will be produced in Finland by Yellow Film & TV and follows three couples as they try to fix their relationships by filming their love life for a week. Each couple then meets each other and a […]

Armoza’s ‘Conflict’ heads to Poland

Polish producer Rochstar has acquired the local rights to Israeli formats firm Armoza’s fact ent offering The Conflict. The social experiment, originated by Israeli producer and format creator Eran B.Y and Armoza Formats, gives individuals who have been unwilling to meet for years the chance to see their dispute from a new perspective. Two well-known […]

Armoza grows development team with Reshet exec

Armoza has expanded its development team with the appointment of former Reshet exec Ori Dror. Dror, who was previously head of entertainment and game shows for Israeli broadcaster Reshet 13, has joined as senior development producer in a bid to grow the business’s pipeline of original content. Armoza Formats and Dror previously collaborated on such […]

Exclusive: Armoza ramps up scripted with Arab/Israeli drama ‘Muna’

Armoza Formats’ Muna, a drama about an Arab-Israeli photographer battling with her identity, is among a slate of programmes at MIPTV that mark a “key focus” on scripted for the Israeli producer-distributor, which will come to market with more scripted than non-scripted titles for the first time.  Sharon Levi, head of sales at Armoza Formats, […]

Armoza’s The Four optioned in Portugal

Armoza Formats’ primetime singing competition The Four has been optioned in Portugal, with SP Entertainment snapping up local rights for the format. The deal comes just months after the format was optioned by Banijay Asia for India and Southeast Asia. Two series of The Four have already aired on US broadcaster Fox, and the format […]

Armoza’s Singerella scores UK option

Armoza Formats’ singing show Singerella has been optioned in the UK. Argonon-owned Chase The Case producer Bandicoot TV has picked up local rights to the prime-time fact ent format, which was launched at last month’s MIPCOM market. In each hour-long episode, friends and family nominate a woman with unfulfilled musical dreams to get her moment in the […]

Formats round-up: Sony, Endemol and Armoza score sales

Electric Ray’s Alone At Home has sold into Germany and the Netherlands ahead of its UK premiere next week. RTL Netherlands has ordered a 6 x 60-minute adaptation of the Sony Pictures Television-distributed format, with production set to start in December. Meanwhile RTL Germany has also ordered the program, which will be produced by Sony […]

MIPCOM: The Big Deals

With this week’s MIPCOM market coming to a close, TBI looks at the top deals struck out of Cannes. Netflix The streaming giant picked up Keshet International’s When Heroes Fly, the first recipient of the Canneseries Best Series award, for global release in 2019. All ten episodes of the original Hebrew-language drama will be made available in […]

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