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Round-up: Sony Pictures alum starts prodco; TF1 returns to ‘Good Singers’; Abacus adds Beatles doc

Sony Pictures alum starts prodco Former Sony Pictures International Productions executive Luke Scrase has launched a UK-based film and television development and production company. Golden Gate Studios, which has a first-look film and TV deal with Sony Pictures, will primarily focus on developing and producing British and European genre films as well as “commercially driven” […]

Global Agency takes Turkish relationship drama ‘Innocence’ global

Distributor Global Agency has acquired international sales rights to hit Turkish drama Innocence. The show is produced by Turkey’s Gold Film for Fox in Turkey and follows the life of a tycoon, who is arrested over a vicious attack on his secret lover that in turn exposes a jealous love triangle which tears all their lives […]

Format round-up: BBC orders Storyboard photo format; Mongolia’s NTV enters ‘The Rolling Kitchen’; SimpelZodiak launches mystery dinner show

BBC orders Storyboard photo format UK pubcaster the BBC has ordered an original photography format from Scotland’s Storyboard Studios. The 4 x 60-minute Great British Photography Challenge will see six amateur photographers take on a variety of assignments around the UK and guided by world-famous portrait and fashion photographer Rankin. The series producer-director is David […]

Show of the week: Good Singers

Global Agency’s Good Singers format is a talent show like no other – the trick is simply to look the part. The format recently debuted on France’s TF1 and is based on Is That Really Your Voice?, which requires two teams to guess the most talented singers to win money for charity. TF1’s version is hosted by TV […]

Show of the Week: The Married Game

This unique format, which has already sold across Europe and North America, combines dating and cooking – but with the added twist of requiring partners to encourage their other halves to flirt. The show follows four men – three married and one single – as they take a savvy bachelorette out on dinner dates and […]

Show of the Week – Rivals In Law

It’s the age-old dilemma for married men across the world, who do you risk upsetting the most, your mother or your wife? This reality cooking show puts husbands in the hot seat as they pick a meal that the two most important women in their life must prepare – and then judge who did best. […]

Deals round-up: ‘Aleph’ heads to market’; BBC acquires Awkwafina series; Channel 5 does short-form deal

Global Agency takes ‘Aleph’ to market Global Agency has acquired international distribution rights to the Turkish crime drama Aleph. Produced by May Productions with co-financing by FX Turkey and BluTV, the eight-part series follows two detectives as they pursue a serial killer in Istanbul, uncovering a sinister cult and mysterious symbols along the way. Izzet […]

News round-up: India’s Zee5 launches first Pakistani original; PBS launches docs on Amazon; Global Agency sells ‘Mr Wrong’

India’s Zee5 launches first Pakistani original India’s Zee5 Global streaming platform will launch its first Pakistani original series, Churails, next month. The 10 x 55-minute series will be available from 11 August as part of Zee5’s Zindagi world cinema strand. The series follows four women who operate a secret detective agency exposing cheating husbands in […]

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