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Global Agency picks up Polish reality series ‘Sanatorium Of Love’

Turkish distributor Global Agency has acquired reality series Sanatorium Of Love. The TVP-produced series (10 x 45 minutes) finds 12 lonely seniors travelling to a mountain-set health resort for three weeks, where they form friendships and challenge themselves. The programme aired on Sunday evenings on TVP 1 where it garnered an average share of 22.7%. […]

Show of the Week: The Legend

The Legend, billed as a musical game of blackjack, marks the first format produced in-house for the Turkish distributor. The format is structured as a singing competition in which contestants are competing with themselves. Each episode features eight singers who are given the chance to challenge themselves to perform again and beat their initial mark with […]

Amazon to spin The Remix from Global Agency

Amazon Prime Video has picked up an Indian version of music reality show The Remix from Turkey’s Global Agency. The format will debut on Amazon Prime in its operational territories around the world from March 9. Created and produced by Greymatter Entertainment, The Remix is a live music reality show where DJs and singers pair […]

Global Agency goes format hunting with French firm

Turkish distributor Global Agency and formats development company La Fabrique des Formats have partnered to find innovative new French formats. The partners opened the call to pitch in September and projects can be submitted until early November. Shortlisted formats will be supported financially by La Fabrique and distributed by Global Agency. All applicants have to […]

Global Agency acquires rights to Spanish drama Queens

Global Agency has made an exclusive international deal with José Luis Moreno for the period drama Queens. Queens is an English-language period drama that tells the story of a rivalry between Elizabeth I of England and Mary Stuart of Scotland. The Spanish version of the drama was launched by broadcaster Radio Television Española (RTVE) during […]

Talent show format Shining for Fox Turkey

Fox Turkey has ordered a local version of singing competition series Keep Your Light Shining. The format sees a group of nine performers stand in a circle and each is given half a minute to sing a song when an overhead light shines on them. At the end of the song, the audience votes and […]

Turkish format breaks Chinese streaming records

Turkish-devised variety show Is That Really Your Voice? has broken Chinese online video viewing records on leading platform iQiyi. The show launched on August 5 and has, according to creator Global Agency, become the most-watched online show in Chinese history with the first five episodes clocking up nearly 235 million views to date. The show […]

Turkish format to debut on RTL in Hungary

A Hungarian broadcaster is working up the first international version of Turkish-produced talent singing format It’s Showtime. RTL2 has commissioned the show after its Bertelsmann stablemate FremantleMedia picked up production rights in 20 territories. FremantleMedia’s UFA Magyarország will produce the show through its recently launched Show and Factual division. FremantleMedia‘s option deal with Istanbul-based format […]

Global Agency picks up Turkish pop star format

Turkish distributor Global Agency will launch Stairway to Fame, a new talent show format that was created by local pop star Rafet El Roman, in Cannes next month. The shiny-floor format comes from the Turkish star, who has his own music production company RER. Global Agency will sell the talent show internationally, starting at MIPTV. “We’re […]

Global Agency says It’s Showtime

Turkey’ Global Agency s launching its latest format, It’s Showtime, at the Discop Istanbul market next week. The distributor plans to launch it at an event at Istanbul’s International Convention & Exhibition Center at 11am on Tuesday (February 24). The daily access primetime series searches for an ultimate lead singer by assessing their voice, stage […]