Nippon TV

Japan’s Nippon TV buys Turkish remake of its scripted format ‘Mother’

Japan’s Nippon TV has picked up broadcast and streaming rights to Turkish drama Anne, a remake of its own scripted series Mother. The Turkish remake will air on BS Nippon TV and on Hulu in Japan from 3 September 2020. BS Nippon TV has already aired the Korean remake of the show. “This is the […]

ITV Studios takes rights to Nippon TV’s ‘Red Carpet Survival’

ITV Studios (ITVS) has struck a deal for Red Carpet Survival, the gameshow format from Japan’s Nippon TV, in more than 30 countries around the world. The agreement will see ITVS taking exclusive rights to produce the unscripted gameshow in each territory it has an unscripted production base. The production deal spans 33 territories across […]

Nippon rolls out silent gameshow format ‘Mute It!’

Japan’s Nippon TV is offering worldwide format rights to its new primetime gameshow Mute It!, which recently aired on the network. The family-friendly studio-based format was created for and produced by Nippon TV and is available in 30-to-120-minute episodes. It sees contestants play four stages of game in the ‘hall of silence’, a custom-built studio […]

Nippon TV’s hit scripted format ‘Mother’ set for Thai adaptation

Thailand’s Line TV has become the latest operator to acquire Japanese scripted format Mother. Production house JSL Global Media acquired the scripted format rights from Japan’s Nippon TV and is set to launch the show on streaming service Line TV from today. JSL Global Media previously acquired the Thai adaptation rights to Nippon TV’s drama […]

Nippon TV & Red Arrow’s gameshow format ‘Block Out’ lands in Europe

Producers in Iberia, the Netherlands and France have picked up rights to Nippon TV and Red Arrow Studios’ gameshow format Block Out. The show, which made its debut in Thailand on Channel 7 and has subsequently sold to VTV in Vietnam and ANTV in Indonesia, sees two teams attempting to remain on a wall while […]

Trendwatch: East to West

Turkish drama has already conquered Latin America and is now expanding into Asia, where synergies look set to pave the way for mutual cooperation and co-productions. Richard Middleton reports Few trends have stuck like the growing appeal of Turkish drama. Rewind a decade or so, and the thought that scripted series from the country would […]

Nippon TV, Story Lab strike co-development pact for entertainment formats

Japan’s Nippon TV has struck a co-development partnership with Game Of Clones distributor The Story Lab for global-facing non-scripted formats. The partnership will focus on generating returnable and scalable entertainment formats across multiple territories, with the distribution being managed by both Nippon TV and The Story Lab internationally. Nippon TV and The Story Lab are […]

Nippon TV names chairman and president

Dragon’s Den creator Nippon TV has promoted its president and one of its senior executives to new positions at the Japanese broadcaster. Yoshinobu Kosugi (pictured) was most recently exec VP at the organisation and has already taken up his new role of president at the Japanese network, which is behind scripted formats such as Mother. […]

Red Arrow & Nippon TV to sell Beat The Rooms globally

Red Arrow Studios International (RASI) and Nippon TV have teamed up to distribute new gameshow format Beat the Rooms. Co-developed by Nippon TV and Red Arrow Studios, Beat the Rooms has been commissioned straight-to-series for Nippon TV’s main channel in Japan, and is produced by Nippon TV. It is an action gameshow where players are challenged […]

MIPCOM slates Warner Bros. & Nippon TV

Warner Bros. International Television Production A breakout series from Australia is among four new primetime formats on the Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITVP) MIPCOM slate. WBITVP has acquired True Story With…, which is based on Network Nine’s ratings hit True Story with Hamish and Andy. Melbourne-based Radio Karate produces the show, in which interesting […]