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Show of the week: Reputation Rehab

This ‘name and shame’ factual format takes on the negative headlines in the media in an attempt to redeem the reputations of reality TV villains, bad boy sports stars and others in need of an image rehabilitation. The show features a panel filled with everyday people, who vote to decide who is worth a second […]

Belgium’s Primitives launches spring format slate

Belgian format distributor Primitives has unveiled its spring slate, adding five new reality and entertainment formats to its catalogue, taken from the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Among the company’s new offerings is The Brigade, which was created by Robert Cohen and produced by Media Headquarters in Canada for The Outdoor Channel USA. Described […]

Round-up: Banijay re-opens ‘Changing Rooms’ in Germany; Bossanova snags CJZ deal; MTV Int’l preps ‘True Life Crime’ in UK

Banijay re-opens Changing Rooms in Germany Germany’s RTL Zwei has ordered a local version of Banijay’s veteran home renovation format Changing Rooms, marking the show’s return to the country after a 15-year hiatus. The four-part series is from Banijay Productions Germany and is set to air later this year, with the show following two sets of […]

UK’s Channel 4 unveils natural history, true crime shows for 2020

Channel 4 in the UK has unveiled a raft of new shows for 2020, with a focus on wildlife and true crime programming that includes a three-parter featuring adventurer Levison Wood. Walking With Elephants is produced by October Films and will follow Wood (Walking The Nile) as he tracks the movements of elephants on their […]

Aussie prodco hires Peep Show star Matt King

Matt King, one of the stars of British comedy series Peep Show, has been recruited by Australian indie producer CordelljigsawZapruder as a development executive. King, well-known to viewers in the UK and Australia for playing Super Hans in hit comedy Peep Show, has relocated from London to Australia. CJZ is one of Australia’s buzziest indie […]