Eureka Productions

BBC Studios adds Eureka & Fremantle alum in Australia

BBC Studios has appointed former Eureka Productions and Fremantle exec Will Hamilton to work across its operations in Australia and New Zealand. Hamilton becomes director of commercial & business operations at BBCS ANZ and will lead the company’s productions in the region. The company’s regional slate includes Mastermind and Dancing With The Stars: All Stars. […]

Netflix visits ‘Roaring Twenties’ as streamer supercharges reality push

Netflix is ramping up its reality TV output, with a new series commission, several renewals and its “largest reality casting call ever.” The new series on the streamer’s reality slate is Roaring Twenties, which is produced by Eureka Productions, with Chris Culvenor, Paul Franklin, David Tibballs, Wes Dening, and Ian Gelfand serving as executive producers. […]

HBO Max orders ‘Magic Mike’ reality competition series; Tatum & Soderbergh attached

WarnerMedia-owned US streamer HBO Max has ordered a new unscripted competition series based on the Magic Mike movie franchise, with Channing Tatum and Steven Soderbergh attached. The series, with the working title of The Real Magic Mike is being produced by Eureka Productions and Warner Bros. Unscripted Television, in association with Warner Horizon, and is […]

Peacock leaps on Eureka-spawned ‘Frogger’ competition format

NBCUniversal-owned streamer Peacock has handed a 13-episode series order to a new physical competition series based on the 1980s video game Frogger. The show, based on the Konami-owned IP, is being produced by Eureka Productions in partnership with Konami Cross Media NY, Inc. Chris Culvenor, creator of the format, and Paul Franklin will executive produce […]

Matchbox and Eureka are ‘Making It’ in Australia

NBCUniversal International Studios-owned Matchbox Pictures and Sydney-and-LA-based Eureka Productions have teamed up to co-produce an Australian version of competition format Making It for Network 10. Set to launch next year, Making It Australia will be the second international version of NBCUniversal’s format, following last year’s Finnish adaptation, bringing together some of the country’s most talented […]

Ex-Endemol Shine execs pact with Fremantle

Former Endemol Shine Group producers Chris Culvenor and Paul Franklin have created an unscripted prodco with FremantleMedia. The pair, who have worked together for more than a decade, will lead Eureka Productions, which launched this month in Los Angeles. A Sydney office will open in March with “top appointments” for the creative team coming over […]