Hannah Worrall

The Real Housewives opens in Hungary

NBCUniversal International Formats has agreed its twelfth international deal for reality franchise, The Real Housewives, with leading broadcaster Sony Pictures Television Networks CE. The 8×60’ series The Real Housewives of Hungary acts as the first remake for Central and Eastern Europe and will premiere on VIASAT3 later this year. The Real Housewives franchise launched with […]

First int’l remake of NBCU’s House

House M.D., the US medical procedural about a grumpy but brilliant doctor, is being remade internationally for the first time. Russia Television and Radio has commissioned a 40x44mins version after a deal with distributor NBCUniversal International Formats. The deal is particularly notable as popular American procedurals are seldom remade elsewhere. Production commences in April, with […]

Endemol Shine remaking NBC format in Holland

Dutch free-TV broadcaster SBS has ordered a local version Lipstick Jungle, the US drama series from Sex and the City creator Candace Bushnell. In the US the show ran on NBC for two seasons starting in 2008. NBCUniversal International Formats distributes the format and struck the SBS deal. The Dutch broadcaster will run the local […]

Ex-Target sales boss lands NBCU formats role

Former Target Entertainment head of sales Hannah Worrall has joined NBCUniversal’s international formats team, TBI has learned. Worrall has landed the new role of VP, format sales at NBCU International Production, the Comcast-owned company confirmed this morning. She will report to NBCUI’s senior VP, formats and production Yvonne Pilkington, who recently returned from maternity leave. […]