Global Agency

Content companies vie to be Best Distributor

Five content sales companies have been shortlisted for the Best Content Distributor category in the first-ever Content Innovation Awards, organised by TBI and sister brand Digital TV Europe. Content Media, Endemol Shine International, Global Agency, ITV Studios Global Entertainment and TCB Media Rights will battle it out for the award, which will be given at […]

Turkish format to debut on RTL in Hungary

A Hungarian broadcaster is working up the first international version of Turkish-produced talent singing format It’s Showtime. RTL2 has commissioned the show after its Bertelsmann stablemate FremantleMedia picked up production rights in 20 territories. FremantleMedia’s UFA Magyarország will produce the show through its recently launched Show and Factual division. FremantleMedia‘s option deal with Istanbul-based format […]

Turkish DJ format remixed in China

Turkish DJ format The Remix has been picked up for the Chinese market by a local rights and production group. IPCN, which has brought shows including Got Talent and The Voice into China, has struck an option deal with Remix creator and owner Global Agency to produce a local version. The Remix is a weekly primetime […]

Global Agency makes Big Steal

Global Agency is launching a nerve-jangling quiz show format in Cannes. The Turkish distributor is debuting The Big Steal, a strategic-style quiz in which contestants can build their winnings by answers more and more questions. Each round, one contestant is eliminated, with the money won in round one available to the others to ‘steal’ in […]

Global Agency picks up Turkish pop star format

Turkish distributor Global Agency will launch Stairway to Fame, a new talent show format that was created by local pop star Rafet El Roman, in Cannes next month. The shiny-floor format comes from the Turkish star, who has his own music production company RER. Global Agency will sell the talent show internationally, starting at MIPTV. “We’re […]

Turkey: imports and exports

Following this week’s Discop Istanbul event, TBI speaks to Turkey’s main distribution companies about how changes in the domestic market are impacting their business, how they are dealing with the challenge of selling into the Middle East and how Turkish drama is becoming hot property in Latin America. A country of 20 million TV homes, […]

Global Agency says It’s Showtime

Turkey’ Global Agency s launching its latest format, It’s Showtime, at the Discop Istanbul market next week. The distributor plans to launch it at an event at Istanbul’s International Convention & Exhibition Center at 11am on Tuesday (February 24). The daily access primetime series searches for an ultimate lead singer by assessing their voice, stage […]

Euro nets awaken Shopping Monsters

RTL in Croatia and Albania’s Tring TV have ordered local versions of Turkish daily makeover format Shopping Monsters. Distributor Global Agency has sold sold a second season to RTL in the Netehrlands and Polsat Safe, via HotPot Media, in Poland. The stripped entertainment show is currently in production on its third season on M6 in […]

Supply and demand in Latin America

TBI and Eurodata TV look at the latest trends in TV viewing in Latin America and find that amid the still-popular classic telenovelas, the format is being reinvented and that a healthy market in imported drama from the Spain, the US and elsewhere exists Latin America remains a drama market, but the type of series […]

News brief: Global Agency takes Glam format

Turkey’s Global Agency has acquired distribution rights to Israeli format Dance With Me. The show comes from Studio Glam, and will soft-launch at NATPE in Miami later this month. The show sees amateur dancers perform 90 second routines in front of eight professionals, who then choose partners for a final round. Following the trend for […]