Channel Seven

Australia’s Channel Seven orders ‘Big Brother’ reboot

Endemol Shine’s Big Brother is returning to Australia as part of a “content-led growth strategy” at Channel Seven. The channel – whose owner, Seven West Media, is set to merge with affiliated regional broadcaster Prime Media – has ordered a local version of the format from Endemol Shine Australia, set to air in 2020. The […]

‘Temptation Island’ heads down under

Australia’s Channel Seven has signed on for a local version of Banijay Rights-distributed format Temptation Island. The format follows four dating couples as they decide whether they are ready to commit to one another or go their separate ways. The couples live the “single life” on an island paradise alongside a group of singles who […]

Channel 5’s Operation Live gets Aussie adaptation

The Garden’s Operation Live has scored an Australian adaptation. Channel Seven is localising the format in the new year, with plans to air a two-part special, produced by ITV Studios Australia, that will go behind the scenes on operations in Australia’s leading hospitals. Operation Live will also feature commentary from Australian cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Nikki […]

News brief: Israel’s BOOM! sell to Kazahkstan

Keshet International game show BOOM! has sold to Kazakhstani net Channel Seven. Arai Production will produce a 34-episode version of the format, which launched in Spain to 15.6% audience share on Antena 3 on Tuesday (September 9). Fox in the US, TV2 in Hungary, VTM in Belgium and TF1 in France are also lining up […]