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Show of the Week: My Style Rocks

Turkish format developer and distributor has form in the shopping format space, with its Shopping Monsters selling around the world. The Istanbul-based company has also found success with My Style Rocks. The daily stripped format has performed well, with the Turkish version at more than 1,000 episodes and seven seasons. In Romania, a third season […]

Global Agency goes format hunting with French firm

Turkish distributor Global Agency and formats development company La Fabrique des Formats have partnered to find innovative new French formats. The partners opened the call to pitch in September and projects can be submitted until early November. Shortlisted formats will be supported financially by La Fabrique and distributed by Global Agency. All applicants have to […]

Global Agency acquires rights to Spanish drama Queens

Global Agency has made an exclusive international deal with José Luis Moreno for the period drama Queens. Queens is an English-language period drama that tells the story of a rivalry between Elizabeth I of England and Mary Stuart of Scotland. The Spanish version of the drama was launched by broadcaster Radio Television Española (RTVE) during […]

Digging into CEE

The number of pay TV homes in Central and Eastern Europe are set to fall, but international distributors tell TBI business in the region is booming A Digital TV Research report earlier this year forecast the number of pay television homes in Central and Eastern Europe to fall in 18 territories across the region in […]

Deal monitor: All3, Global Agency, Distribution360

All3Media International, Global Agency and Distribution360 have all closed sales deals in recent days. All3Media’s sales arm has sold 400 hours of programming into China, with Shanghai Media Group-owned Wings Media securing 50 hours for Shanghai Arts Channel and VOD platform buying factual entertainment shows. Wings’ deal includes one-hour specials Alexandria and Egypt’s Lost […]

Global Agency says Thank You

Turkey-based distributor Global Agency has tied up a new format, Thank You, from a compatriot production company. The factual entertainment show is from Tanin Productions & TV, and follows celebrities as they give thanks to the people who helped them on their way to fame or success. “As Global Agency, we are so happy to […]

Talent show format Shining for Fox Turkey

Fox Turkey has ordered a local version of singing competition series Keep Your Light Shining. The format sees a group of nine performers stand in a circle and each is given half a minute to sing a song when an overhead light shines on them. At the end of the song, the audience votes and […]

Global Agency sales chief exits to launch own firm

Global Agency’s head of sales, Catherine Stryker, has left the Turkish distributor to launch her own company, TBI has learned. Stryker has created Cat’s Eye Media, which launches at MIPCOM with a slate of scripted and entertainment. The company will also work in “close cooperation with established US producers” to develop formats for the US […]

MIPCOM Hot Pick: Is That Really Your Voice?

China’s on-demand platforms are increasingly becoming the new test beds for paper formats as broadcasters seek to avert risk by acquiring programmes with proven track records. It is this notion that led to the commission of Is That Really Your Voice?, says the format’s creator, Global Agency CEO Izzet Pinto. “I created the format a year ago and made […]

Turkish format breaks Chinese streaming records

Turkish-devised variety show Is That Really Your Voice? has broken Chinese online video viewing records on leading platform iQiyi. The show launched on August 5 and has, according to creator Global Agency, become the most-watched online show in Chinese history with the first five episodes clocking up nearly 235 million views to date. The show […]