TV’s conscious effort

Cruel critiques and manufactured conflict have been replaced by supportive smiles, warm hugs and a belief that shows should seek to transform someone’s prospects or help them grow emotionally in an ongoing raft of caring sharing formats reports Andy Fry. There was a time between 2003 and 2009 when factual and entertainment formats seemed to […]

Banijay readies Mentor for market

Distributor Banijay International is getting ready to launch Danish competition format Mentor at MIPCOM. The show debuted in Denmark on DR1 on August 30 in the prime Saturday 8pm slot previously held by The X Factor. Banijay Group-owned Nordisk Film TV co-developed the format with Danish musician and X Factor judge Thomas Blachman. It is […]