News brief: Mattel and Gurin making gameshow based on Uno card game

Toy company Mattel and gameshow producer Phil Gurin (pictured) are teaming to make Uno: The Game Show, a series based on the popular card game. There will be a half-hour daily show and weekly one-hour primetime version. The daily show will have a US$100,000 jackpot and its weekly counterpart US$1 million. The Gurin Company has […]

ABC Family orders two new reality series

Disney-owned US cable network ABC Family has ordered a half-hour reality comedy series from the Gurin Company and another about twenty-somethings in Martha’s Vineyard. The Vineyard will follow the lives and loves of a group of youngsters over a summer in Martha’s Vineyard. The docu soap will be made by US producer 25/7 Productions (The […]