Global Agency

Turkey’s Global Agency hires Farrell E. Meisel

Turkey-based formats company Global Agency has recruited Farrell E. Meisel as its first-ever director of development. Meisel has a background in consulting and working for TV firms including HBO, Viacom and MediaCorp. At Global Agency he will focus on business development opportunities. The role also covers World Wide Entertainment, the company’s finished programme division. Izzet […]

Sony options gameshow Sit Tight

Spanish formats house Phileas has inked a deal with Sony Pictures Television, which has optioned French and Italian rights to its gameshow Sit Tight. Madrid-based producer Phileas created the format in which contestants face being physically eliminated from the show if another contestant correctly answers general knowledge questions. Sony is pitching the format to French […]

Int’l broadcasters to remake Global Agency’s Blind Taste

A raft of Eastern European broadcasters are to remake food format Blind Taste after striking a deal with Turkish distributor Global Agency. Russia’s MTV and Ukraine’s K1 are to produce local versions of the format that will launch in January. The format has also been optioned in France, Italy, Spain and Bulgaria and Global Agency […]

Global Agency acquires factual distributor World Wide Entertainment

Turkish drama and reality distributor Global Agency is moving into the factual business after acquiring Australian distributor World Wide Entertainment. Global Agency, known for distributing formats, including Shopping Monsters and Turkish drama series including Magnificent Century, will run the company through a new joint venture it has set up with Turkish producer Tims Productions. World […]

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