ITV Studios Global Entertainment


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 […]

ITV Studio inks format deals for The Audience

ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has sold The Audience format into Norway and Hungary. ITV Studios Nordic will produce 8x45mins episodes of The Audience for Viasat’s TV 3 in Norway, while ITV Studios Global Entertainment has secured a deal in Hungary, where Paprika Latino will produce 6x60mins episodes for Viasat 3. ITVS GE represents […]

Italy’s Rai bets on Red or Black

Italian public broadcaster Rai has ordered a local version of gameshow format Red or Black. The show is distributed by ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE), which struck the Italian deal. The local version will be made by Italian-based production company Magnolia, part of Zodiak Media, in association with ITV Studios. It will be known […]

Thunderbirds reboot gets green light

A new version of the classic puppet show Thunderbirds has been announced. ITV Studios and prodcuera Pukeko and Weta Workshop will make the new Thunderbirds, 50 years after it first launched on TV. The reboot , Thunderbirds are Go!, will air on ITV and its kids channel CiTV in 2015. The puppetry of the original […]

ITV Studios hires Bohland from NBC Universal

ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has appointed Craig Bohland as VP of sales, USA and Canada. He joins from NBC Universal International Television Distribution where he was sales planning and product manager. Prior to that he was at Comcast, selling content from its international channels including E! Bohland will be based in LA in his […]

Cineflix hires Kate Laffey from ITV Studios

Cineflix has hired Kate Laffey from ITV Studios Global Entertainment and she will become director of acquisitions at the distributor. Kate is currently senior acquisitions executive at ITV Studios Global Entertainment, responsible for acquiring scripted and non-scripted content from third party producers. She is also responsible for sourcing third-party development and first look deals.  At Cineflix […]

Miami Five-O: NATPE 2013

Miami Beach-based programme market NATPE celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. And all the indications are that it is in rude health. A record numbers of buyers, a sold out sign over the exhibition floor and a big-name conference programme are just a few of the headlines that should make Miami Five-0 a very happy […]

LoveFilm inks streaming deal with NBC Universal for TV shows

LoveFilm has sealed a UK programming deal with NBC Universal that gives the Amazon-owned streaming service a raft of the studio’s catalogue and current TV series. The agreement, with NBC Universal International TV, covers scripted shows including 30 Rock, Knight Rider, Warehouse 13 and the US version of The Office. LoveFilm said it covered hundreds […]

ITV sells 50 hours to Belgium

ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) has sold a 50-hour package of its dramas to the Belgian public broadcaster, VRT. The deal includes ITV Studios’ new period drama, Mr Selfridge and European coproduction Falcón, based on acclaimed crime writer Robert Wilson’s bestselling series of novels. Other titles include Inspector Morse prequel Endeavour; series one and […]

ITV preps new international hub for Red or Black

ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVSGE) wants to establish a regional production hubs that can be used to make its Red or Black format throughout Latin America. Distributor ITVSGE is ramping up activity in Latin America, buoyed by the success of formats including Come Dine With Me, which is a hit for Globo in Brazil. Mike […]