Hunan TV

TV Formats: Made in China

A decade ago China was considered the enemy of the international formats business, but today it is a key international buyer. Now, its producers and broadcasters are looking to export their own wares. “I’ve been doing business in China for the last decade. I was there trying to sell my formats when they were all […]

Formatting the future of Chinese content

Beryl Yan is head of programme strategy at Hunan TV, one of China’s largest broadcasters. She tells TBI about how changes to the rules governing Chinese TV will impact Hunan’s work with international partners and how China can become a global content powerhouse. With coverage throughout China, Hunan TV is the country’s most influential broadcaster […]

ITV has new Takeaway for MIPTV

ITV Studios Global Entertainment is relaunching its entertainment format Saturday Night Takeaway at MIPTV. The show has recently relaunched on UK commercial broadcaster ITV. The first installment of the series bowed on February 23, garnering an average audience of 7.1 million. Internationally, Saturday Night Takeaway has previously been sold into nine territories, including China, where […]