Future of Spanish Jersey Shore questioned

The Spanish version of Jersey Shore has been cancelled, according to local reports. The local version, Gandia Shore, was announced late last year. Shot in the party town of Gandia on the Valencia coast, the series launched last autumn on the Spanish MTV channel. It was made by Magnolia, which also made the Spanish version […]

BBC sells Bake Off to Discovery in Italy

The show tests the skills of amateur chefs in various challenges to find the country’s best home baker. It has been a big hit for the BBC in the UK on BBC Two. It is made by UK indie Love Productions, the UK indie set up by Richard McKerrow, a former commissioning editor at Channel […]

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 […]