Emma Simpkins

Russia readies Rivals-in-Law

Russia’s CTC Media has licensed a local version of Turkish cooking-cum-family rivalry format Rivals in Law. The network becomes the latest to get a remake of the show, which Gloval Agency sells internationally. Channel 7 in Kazahkstan, Alfa TV Dooel in Macedonia, 1+1 in Ukraine and Abu Dhabi TV in the Middle East have all […]

Passion reveals World’s Worst

The UK’s Passion Distribution has acquired Channel 5 factual entertainment series World’s Worst. It will alongside other clip-show documentaries including World’s Scariest and World’s Worst Holiday Horrors on Passion’s slate. The 4x60mins World’s Worst comes from Passion’s Tinopolis stablemate Mentorn Media. “These series, which showcase incredible UGC footage and contributors from around the globe, are […]

Passion whips up Hurricane 360 sales

Passion Distribution has sold several titles from The Weather Channel. A raft of broadcasters have bought The Weather Channel’s 8x60mins series Hurricane 360 (pictured). Australia’s Nine, Sweden’s TV4, Norway’s TV2 and RTL CBS in Asia, Viasat in eastern Europe and UKYV in the UK have each acquired the show, which examines hurricanes from different angles. […]