Hollywood Game Night

NBCU’s ‘Hollywood Game Night’ scores Russian remake

NBCUniversal International Formats has struck a deal with Russian broadcaster CTC for a local version of Hollywood Game Night. The remake marks the 21st international version of the format, which has so far been adapted in the UK, Sweden, France, Spain, Turkey, French Canada and across Eastern Europe. Produced by Andrei Boltenko’s prodco M.I.R, the […]

NBCU formats division sells Hollywood Game Night to SVT Sweden

NBCUniversal International Formats has unveiled a deal with Swedish public broadcaster SVT for the format to Hollywood Game Night. The deal means that the show has now been adapted for several markets including France, Spain, Russia, Turkey and French Canada. Produced in-house by SVT Göteborg, the 10×60’ Swedish version (Alla för en) will air on SVT1 in September and […]

NBC hires ex-Endemol Shine unscripted exec

US broadcaster NBC has hired former Endemol Shine North America unscripted production chief Linda Giambrone. She has been named executive VP of production for NBC Entertainment and Universal Television Alternative Studio (UTAS), which launched earlier this year. She was most recently EVP and head of unscripted production at Endemol Shine North America (ESNA), but left […]

Formats exec joins NBC after DRG exit

Formats executive Albertina Marfil has joined NBCUniversal International Studios after leaving rival distributor DRG, TBI has learned. Marfil had been with DRG since 2013, having previously worked at Cineflix Rights and IMG Media. She was most recently sales manager for North and South America and the Asia Pacific region. She has joined NBCU’s formats division […]

NBCUniversal prepares for Hollywood Game Night

NBCUniversal International will hit the Croisette with a new slate of formats, including NBC primetime series Hollywood Game Night. The series (left), which comes from Hazy Mills Productions, Mission Control Media and NBCU-owned Universal Television, launched on NBC in July and has been commissioned for a second season. NBCU’s global arm will be shopping it […]

News brief: NBC has another Hollywood Game Night

US broadcaster NBC has ordered a second season of Hollywood Game Night, a game show hosted by Emmy-winning actress Jane Lynch. The show is based on the real-life game nights actor Sean Hayes hosts and sees contestants play games and party with guest celebrities. NBC didn’t give a TX date on the new 10-episode series, […]