Global Agency

Polish sale for Global’s Shopping Monsters

Global Agency format Shopping Monsters is getting a Polish remake. Polsat Café, which is part of broadcaster group Polsat, has licensed the format, and will launch its own version in September. The daily competition reality format sees five women compete to see who can get the best makeover in a limited amount of time and […]

RTL reveals Love is Calling

German broadcaster RTL will launch a live dating format from Turkey on August 25. Love its Calling, which will be known locally as Bei Anruf Liebe, will run stripped from Mondays to Fridays in a 2pm slot. The format comes from Turkey’s Global Agency. The show has singletons seek love in a studio setting, and […]

MundoFox, Canal 10 awake for 1001 Nights

US Hispanic channel MundoFox and Uruguay’s Saeta Canal 10 have acquired Turkish drama 1001 Nights after it scored well on Chilean television. According to distributor Global Agency, 1001 Nights has become Chile’s “most successful foreign series” after launching in March on the Mega Chile channel. This has prompted the new pick-ups, plus new negotiations with […]

News brief: Global Agency bags Israel’s Share or Dare

Turkey-based distributor Global Agency has acquired international sales rights to a new Israeli game show. Share or Dare comes from United Studios of Israel. It sees pairs of strangers working together to win prizes, while deciding at different points during the game whether to go it alone in search of larger rewards. Roy Even Tov […]

News brief: MundoFox encounters Magnificent Century

Turkish period drama Magnificent Century is now playing for US Hispanic audiences via Spanish-language cable net MundoFox. The Global Agency-distributed show launched last night as Suleimán, El Gran Sultán, and will go out nightly from Monday to Friday in an 8pm slot. The TIMS Productions show is based on Ottoman Empire ruler Suleiman the Magnificent […]

News brief: Ukraine spotlights Keep Your Light Shining

A Ukrainian broadcaster is getting a local remake of Global Agency-sold format Keep Your Light Shining. Channel Ukraine will air a 13-episode series of the singing competition format, in which prospective contestants stand in a circle in darkness waiting to be given a few seconds to sing and win over judges and a studio audience. […]

TCB grows with Global Agency hire

Paul Heaney’s growing indie distributor TCB Media Rights has added another sales agent to its ranks. The UK-based firm has hired Mem Baker from World Wide Entertainment, the factual arm of Turkey-based Global Agency, to handle sales in Asia, Africa, Spain, Portugal, Latin America and the Middle East. Pamela Martinez Martinez, who was Heaney’s first […]

Turkey’s Light attracts ProSieben

German broadcaster ProSieben has ordered its own version of Turkish singing format Keep Your Light Shining. The show will debut live on the network on May 22, with prodco Tresor (Next Top Model, Popstars) attached on production duties. X Factor UK judge and boyband singer Gary Barlow will be a judge on the weekly primetime […]

MIPTV 2014: My Tupelo and TVF bring Bargain Brides to Cannes

US producer My Tupelo has struck a development deal with TVF International and the first fruits of that effort, Bargain Brides, will launch at MIPTV. The format follows brides-to-be as they barter, negotiate and haggle for the wedding of their dreams at knock-down prices. Yael Shaoulian, programming and acquisitions executive at TVF International said: “We […]

CBS attaches Lythgoe to Turkish gameshow pilot

US broadcast network CBS has commissioned a pilot of Turkish gameshow format Keep Your Light Shining. The Eye Network has attached ex-American Idol producer Nigel Lythgoe to helm the show, which will be known locally as In the Spotlight. Turkish distributor Global Agency launched the format at MIPCOM last year and has subsequently optioned it […]