E4 in UK buys Fox’s ‘Animal Control’ marking scripted deal first

UK channel E4 has picked up rights to Fox’s single-camera comedy Animal Control. The deal marks the first scripted licensing deal between distributor Fox Entertainment Global (FEG) and E4 parent Channel 4, with the show set to air on E4’s linear network. The comedy has already been sold by FEG to Foxtel’s Fox8 and Binge […]

C4 in UK & Australia’s Seven team to expand ‘Made In’ franchise with Bondi spin-off

UK broadcaster Channel 4 and Australia’s Seven Network have co-commissioned Made In Bondi (working title), a new version of reality series Made In Chelsea. The new series will air on E4 in the UK and on Channel 7 in Australia and is co-produced by Universal International Studios’ labels Matchbox Pictures and Monkey. The format is […]

TBI Formats Hot Picks: The Underdog

Producers: Primal Media & Motion Content Group | Distributor: All3Media International | Broadcaster: E4 (UK) What seems like a straightforward reality competition format with a charismatic cast comes with an unexpected twist in the form of the unassuming ‘Alan’. The participants believe they are competing in a popularity contest set in a unique environment, with […]

BET+ & Prime Video bring UK series ‘Blue Therapy’ to US & Africa

BET+ in the US and Prime Video Africa have both acquired upcoming UK relationship reality series In Love & Toxic: Blue Therapy. Produced by Luti Media and Trend Centrl for Channel 4’s FTA chanel E4, where it will launch on 5 October, the series is based on the Blue Therapy YouTube series which launched in […]

E4 enters ‘Love Triangle’ with UK version of Banijay dating format

E4 in the UK has commissioned a local version of Love Triangle, the relationship format that debuted on Australia’s Nine Network. Produced for Channel 4-owned E4 by Banijay’s Workerbee, the 10 x 60-minute series will see six singles asked to choose a love match from just two options. One potential partner embodies each single’s usual […]

Germany’s RTL II goes out with ‘Celebs Go Dating’

Germany’s RTL II has greenlit a local series of the format Celebs Go Dating.  The original show, produced by Lime Pictures, airs on E4 and is currently in its seventh season. Stripped across five nights over four consecutive weeks, the show follows the nightly dates of some of the nation’s well-known single stars as they try […]

C4 sets up for Rick and Morty premiere, teams up with Adult Swim

Adult Swim’s hit toon Rick and Morty is set to make an exclusive UK premiere on commercial broadcaster Channel 4 (C4), as part of a wider partnership which will include a new programming block on E4 and an Adult Swim branded channel on C4’s VOD platform All 4. The toon’s fourth season will make its UK […]

E4 gives UK home to Young Sheldon

Young Sheldon, The Big Bang Theory prequel that follows the life of nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper, will arrive on UK channel E4 next year. E4 has had success with The Big Bang Theory in recent years, with series 10 attracting an average audience of 2.4 million viewers an episode and a 9.5% share of viewing audience […]

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