Beverley McGarvey

Ten resurrects Survivor, orders Long Lost Family

Network Ten has ordered several international formats and finished shows as part of its new season line-up, and renewed a raft of others. The Australian free-to-air broadcaster is resurrecting the classic reality format Survivor for its 2016 line-up. Local versions of the CBS-distributed survival format have run on both of Ten’s commercial rivals – Network Seven […]

Network Ten puts Shine on Spelling Bee

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Network Ten has greenlit The Great Australian Spelling Bee. In the event show, kids, with support from their families, will take on spelling challenges. The format was created by Shine Australia and Network Ten’s drama boss Rick Maier. Shine Australia will produce the show. The wider Endemol Shine International distribution operation is […]

Ten commits to The Bold and the Beautiful

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Network Ten has committed to a life of series deal for US soap The Bold and the Beautiful. The long-running US daytime series has been on Ten for 28 years and it will remain the home of the show for as long as it runs. Ten strips the show through the week […]

Australian order for I’m A Celebrity…

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Network Ten has ordered a local version of reality competition show I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! In the Australian version of the format, a group of celebrities will be dropped into the African jungle and then live together, facing challenges and evictions. The show started out on ITV (UK […]

MasterChef Australia finale ratings hit all-time low

Three years after MasterChef Australia posted a record-breaking four million viewers, the Shine-produced show has scored just one million for the current season’s finale. According to OzTAM ratings data, just 1.06 million viewers tuned in to see the denouement of the cooking series on Network Ten, which meant Seven’s The X Factor and Nine’s Australia’s […]

Bachelor looks for love with Oz commission

Network Ten has commissioned an Australian version of The Bachelor after licensing the format from Warner Bros. International Television Production. MasterChef producer Shine Australia will produce the primetime series, which sees a single man eliminating bachelorettes to find one to will begin a relationship with. Production will begin shortly, with the series going to air […]