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France’s M6 & Belgium’s RTBF among buyers of Red Arrow scripted formats

Red Arrow Studios International has secured a slew of European remake deals for four of its scripted formats – Lice Mother, Danni Lowinski, Match and Einstein. France’s M6 has ordered a short-form local version of Lice Mother, with the 200 x 3.5-minute series produced by indie Calt Story. Originally produced by Bing Film & TV […]

Factual round-up: Latest deals for D360, Global Screen, BritBox & RTÉ

M6, Rai 5 snap up D360 shows French broadcaster M6 has picked up There’s Something You Should Know from sales firm Distribution360. The 6 x 30-minute series follows suitors as they choose matches from telephone conversations, only for the matches to reveal a physical disability ahead of meeting. The series aims to demystify stereotypes and […]

TBI In Conversation: Lining up nostalgia with ‘Domino Challenge’

Banijay’s James Townley and Endemol Shine France’s Jean-Louis Blot tell TBI deputy editor Mark Layton how they’ve found success putting the ‘game’ in game shows, ahead of Domino Challenge‘s global debut today. Nostalgic, family-friendly entertainment formats are currently en vogue, and Banijay’s latest offering, Domino Challenge, looks set to fit firmly within that trend when it launches […]

French duo M6 & TF1 unveil merger plans

France’s two leading commercial broadcasters M6 and TF1 have unveiled plans to merge. The pair, which have already partnered on streaming service Salto along with pubcaster France Télévisions, announced that the proposed merger would create a French media group “with the broadest TV, radio, digital, content production and technology offering to the benefit of all […]

Korea’s ‘I Can See Your Voice’ format heads to France & Belgium

French broadcaster M6 and VTM in Belgium have commissioned local adaptations of the I Can See Your Voice mystery music show format. Both series are being produced by Warner Bros. International Television, with the French version shown under the title Show Me Your Voice, with comedian and actor Issa Doumbia attached to host the series when […]

News round-up: France builds ‘Lego Masters’; ITV’s ‘Professor T’ travels to Nordics; ZDF snags ‘Bank Hacker’ & ‘The Weekly’

France’s M6 builds Lego Masters deal M6 in France has become the eighth broadcaster to order a local version of entertainment format Lego Masters. The show will be produced by Endemol Shine France, having originally been created by Tuesday’s Child Productions, The Lego Group and Endemol Shine Group, now part of Banijay. The latter is […]

Story Lab adds French cooking format to global menu

Global content creator and distributor The Story Lab has acquired international rights to French cooking format All Together At The Table (aka Tous en Cuisine avec Cyril Lignac).  Produced for M6 by Storyplus-owned French prodco Kitchen Factory, the original version of the primetime series is hosted by celebrity chef Cyril Lignac who presents a live, […]

French streamer Salto ‘on starting blocks’ for autumn as test phase starts

Salto, the French commercial and public broadcasters’ answer to Netflix, has begun closed user-group tests ahead of a delayed commercial launch in the autumn. Salto CEO Thomas Follin told the AFP news agency that the streaming service was on the “starting blocks” for an autumn launch. Salto, which has been subject to lengthy delays while […]

Salto chief reveals launch plans for streamer

Salto, the long-delayed French streaming offering from broadcasters France Télévisions, TF1 and M6, is to launch on June 3, according to CEO Thomas Follin. Follin told French newspaper Le Figaro that the SVOD offering would launch in test mode, enabling consumers to connect to the service. The streamer will then launch a full promotion in […]

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