Jennifer Ebell


Come Dine with Me returns to Spain

Spanish network Cuatro has ordered a local version of ITV Studios’ evergreen format Come Dine with Me. Warner Bros. International Television Production will produce Ven a Cenar Conmigo for Mediaset España-owned Cuatro. The Spanish version will see five amateur chefs holding dinner parties to a bid to win €3,000 (US$3,400). The series was last on […]

Turkey: imports and exports

Following this week’s Discop Istanbul event, TBI speaks to Turkey’s main distribution companies about how changes in the domestic market are impacting their business, how they are dealing with the challenge of selling into the Middle East and how Turkish drama is becoming hot property in Latin America. A country of 20 million TV homes, […]

Formats to see in CEE

As NATPE Budapest gets underway, TBI speaks to the main players about selling formats into Central and Eastern Europe, breaking into emerging local territories and the booming market in constructed reality series Traditionally, the biggest buyers of formats in the CEE region have been Russia, Poland and Ukraine and while this triumvirate remain fertile ground […]

CEE nets detect ITV Studios crime series

Broadcasters in Russia and Lithuania have secured major package deals totaling 164 hours of detective dramas with distributor ITV Studios Global Entertainment. Russia’s TV Centre has bought a 48-hour package comprising the thirteenth and final series of Agatha Christie’s Poirot; season six of Agatha Christie’s Marple; and the three most recent seasons of Lewis, all […]

ITV Studios poaches Worldwide executive and restructures sales team

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has recruited Phil Sequeira from BBC Worldwide and he will be part of a restructured EMEA sales operation. Sequeira will be senior sales executive at ITVS GE. Other changes amid the EMEA restructure include the promotion of David Wilcox and Jennifer Ebell to VP North West EMEA and VP South East […]