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BBC orders ‘Lightning’ quiz format

BBC Two has ordered a new entertainment format, Lightning, hosted by comic Zoe Lyons, to play in a late afternoon, teatime slot. Devised and produced by Banijay Group’s Fizz and Northern Ireland-based Nice One TV, the 25×30-minute Lightning is billed as a fast-paced and frantic format that sees the traditional quiz show collide with gameshow, and leaves […]

Fizz’s Neale Simpson handed reins to entertainment label

Fizz creative director Neale Simpson is stepping up to head the RDF-backed entertainment label. Simpson will take the reins at the Crystal Maze and Tipping Point business, tasked with growing the prodco’s output. He will lead on all development, production and operations. The nine-year RDF exec founded Fizz five years back and has been central […]

Crystal Maze prodco partners with Ireland’s Nice One

RDF-owned prodco Fizz, the producer of the UK’s Crystal Maze (pictured) format, has partnered with Belfast-based Nice One Productions to create localised formats. The partnership, which received funding from Northern Ireland Screen, will see Fizz work with Nice One to co-develop and co-produce a range of formats for local and national broadcasters. The tie-up responds to […]