I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here


Ten resurrects Survivor, orders Long Lost Family

Network Ten has ordered several international formats and finished shows as part of its new season line-up, and renewed a raft of others. The Australian free-to-air broadcaster is resurrecting the classic reality format Survivor for its 2016 line-up. Local versions of the CBS-distributed survival format have run on both of Ten’s commercial rivals – Network Seven […]

Ex-ITV Studios producer joins Ten

Australia’s Network Ten has hired former ITV Studios Australia head of entertainment Hilary Innes. She will take up a currently unspecified position “a senior member of the executive production team,” reporting to chief programming officer Beverley McGarvey, the network revealed in a press release. Innes has worked on the Australian version of formats such as […]

Ten worries eased as Foxtel buys 15% stake

Network Ten’s long search for a new financial investor led to Australian pay TV operator Foxtel acquiring a 15% stake in the Sydney-based broadcaster. Foxtel is investing up to A$77 million (US$59.5 million) in 513.3 million ordinary shares at A$0.15 a share for a stake in the free TV business. An agreement has been mooted […]

Euro channels add I’m a Celebrity

Denmark and Romania are the latest territories getting a local version of ITV Studios format I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!. TV3 in Denmark has commissioned local ITVS prodco United to create a local version of the reality competition format in which celebrities live in a jungle camp. It will be known as […]

Australian order for I’m A Celebrity…

Australian free-to-air broadcaster Network Ten has ordered a local version of reality competition show I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! In the Australian version of the format, a group of celebrities will be dropped into the African jungle and then live together, facing challenges and evictions. The show started out on ITV (UK […]

ITV bringing back Name That Tune

The UK’s largest commercial broadcaster ITV is piloting a new version of Name That Tune, marking the return of the classic gameshow, TBI has learned. The previous ITV incarnation of the show was last on British screens 26 years ago. The new Name That Tune is described as a refreshed and reinvigorated version of the […]

ITV Studios locks in CEE format deals

ITV Studios has struck several format deals in the Central and Eastern Europe region, including a remake of Surprise Surprise and Hell’s Kitchen. Romanian free-to-air broadcaster Antena has commissioned a local version of cooking reality series Hell’s Kitchen, which will go out on its flagship Antena 1 channel. ITV Studios has recently shopped the format […]

What next in the Netherlands?

From Big Brother to The Voice via Deal or No Deal and Splash! Dutch producers have proved time and again that they know how to construct an international television hit. But do deep budget cuts at the public broadcast group and the increasing influence of international content threaten the Netherlands’ status as a creative powerhouse? […]

BBC cancels Ripper Street after ratings trouncing

UK pubcaster the BBC has cancelled Ripper Street before the end of its second season after ratings took a tumble up against tough competition from ITV’s I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here. The Tiger Aspect-produced crime drama series, set in Victorian London, was been chopped “to make room for creative renewal”, the BBC […]