Astrid Quentell

Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy head to new RTL net

RTL has ordered two 60-episode runs of classic gameshows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy for its soon-to-launch RTL Plus channel. The new service rolls out on June 1st and ahead of launch has ordered new versions of the classic gameshows. Both will go into production this summer for an autumn debut on RTL Plus. The […]

Warner’s Asanger joins Sony

Warner Bros International Television Production executive Christian Asanger is joining Sony Pictures Television Germany in the new year. Asanger is exiting the international Warner Bros. business, where he was director of local productions, based in Germany. He also acted as a worldwide consultant for Warner’s dating format The Bachelor. At SPT Germany, he will be […]

Release the Hounds races to first format deal

ITV horror gameshow Release the Hounds has scored its first international format deal, with German broadcaster ProSieben producing a special, TBI has learned. The German version will be called Scream! If You Can and be produced by Sony Pictures Television Productions Germany, which is a sister company of formats rights holder Sony Pictures Television. The […]