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Portugal’s RTP1 returns to MasterChef as Oz welcomes celeb spin-off

Portugal’s RTP1 and Network 10 in Australia have ordered new seasons from the Masterchef franchise. The original MasterChef format is returning to Portugal’s RTP1 following a two-year hiatus, while Network 10 has picked up Celebrity MasterChef for it linear network and 10 Play On Demand service after 12 years off-air. The Portuguese show is being […]

Sales round-up: Abacus makes LatAm factual deals; Oz’s SBS takes premium dramas; Network 10 enters ‘The Dog House’

Abacus makes LatAm factual deals Broadcasters across Latin America have acquired a range of factual programming following deals with Abacus Media Rights, as MIP Cancun got underway in Mexico yesterday. Lightbox’s Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn is headed to HBO Latin America, with the 1 x 100-minute documentary telling the story of the black teenager […]

Matchbox and Eureka are ‘Making It’ in Australia

NBCUniversal International Studios-owned Matchbox Pictures and Sydney-and-LA-based Eureka Productions have teamed up to co-produce an Australian version of competition format Making It for Network 10. Set to launch next year, Making It Australia will be the second international version of NBCUniversal’s format, following last year’s Finnish adaptation, bringing together some of the country’s most talented […]

Covid halts production on Oz’s ‘Masked Singer’ and ‘Millionaire’s Hot Seat’

Production on two Australian entertainment shows, Network 10’s The Masked Singer and Nine Network’s Millionaire’s Hot Seat, has been halted due to confirmed Coronavirus cases on set. Both shows were filming in different parts of the Docklands Studio in Melbourne, Victoria, though they do share some facilities. Production on The Masked Singer closed down on […]

Network 10 exec appointed BritBox Australia chief

Former Network 10 exec Moira Hogan has been appointed as country manager for BritBox when the streaming service rolls out in Australia later this year. The joint BBC Studios and ITV SVOD venture offers a range of popular British TV content and has already rolled out in the US, Canada and the UK. In her […]

Kids roundup: Disney+ lands ‘Muppets’ unscripted series; New Oz kids’ channel; ‘Batman’ producer Uslan tapped for Stan Lee IP; and more…

New Muppets show crashes on to Disney+ Disney+ has ordered the first-ever Muppets streaming show, Muppets Now, a six-part unscripted series set to premiere on the service on 31 July. The series is being produced by The Muppets Studio and Soapbox Films and will feature improvised comedy and celebrity guests, including entertainers, comedians, chefs, as […]

ViacomCBS networks in UK, Oz link up for ‘The Royals Revealed’

ViacomCBS-backed Channel 5 in the UK and Network 10 in Australia have joined forces on an eight-part show about the British monarchy. The Royals Revealed will be co-funded by the two ViacomCBS networks and marks the second content partnership between the UK and Australian free-to-air networks since the completion of the ViacomCBS merger. The show […]

‘Masked Singer’ scores Australian adaptation

The Masked Singer has snagged an Australian adaptation.  The costumed-based singing format — which originated out of Korean broadcaster MBC as The King of Mask Singer — is heading to Australian commercial broadcaster Network 10 and sister channel WIN Network, where it will be produced locally by Warner Bros. Australia. In the MBC Korea-distributed singing format, celebrities sing […]

CBS & Network 10 launch Aussie SVOD service 10 All Access

CBS and Network 10’s subscription-on-demand service, 10 All Access, debuts today with over 7,000 episodes arriving from the duo’s libraries. For A$9.99 a month, new subscribers will receive exclusive original series, current and previous seasons of CBS and 10 shows, as well as the ability to live stream CBSN and CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news […]