South Korean formats travel in Asia

South Korean broadcast and content group CJ E&M has sold entertainment formats to broadcasters in China and Thailand. A Chinese version of Let’s Go, Time Travellers will air on Sichaun TV from July after 3C Media bought the format from CJ E&M, while Let Me In will be remade by Workpoint Entertainment in Thailand for […]

Lagardère buys The Box Distribution

The international content arm of Lagardère has acquired The Box Distribution. Lagardère Entertainment’s LE Rights has bought the French programme sales business for an undisclosed amount. LE Rights said the deal will allow it to “boost its capacity to acquire programmes and formats”. The Box managing director Frédérik Rangé will stay with the company after […]

DRG prepares Belgian cooking gameshow format

MTG Studios-owned DRG has acquired international rights to a Belgian culinary gameshow format in which contestants display their knowledge and passion for food. Chef des Chefs comes from prodco KNTV and will go out in French-speaking Belgium as a series of seasonal 3x80mins specials on RTL-TVI this month and in February next year. Production begins […]