BBCWW hires ex-ITVS formats director

Former ITV formats exec Sumi Connock has joined BBC Worldwide as its global head of formats. As creative director of formats at the commercial arm of the BBC, Connock is charged with working up the formats catalogue and reimagining existing formats for modern viewers. She will also work with Worldwide’s regional team to identify acquisition […]

Matthieu Porte’s Can’t Stop sells Slam to Turkey as it hits 1,000 eps

Distributor Can’t Stop Media has sold Slam into Turkey. The news comes as the gameshow format reaches the thousand episode mark in France, on France 3. The crossword and trivia-based gameshow will air on TRT’s TRT School channel in Turkey. The Turkish version will be made by local producer Medyalabsinema. The initial order is for […]