Paradise Hotel


Fox checks out of ‘Paradise Hotel’

Fox has cancelled Paradise Hotel after just one season.  The US broadcaster has pulled the plug on the rebooted format from Jersey Shore creator SallyAnn Salsano’s 495 Productions, citing low ratings and a lack of airtime for what is intended to be a stripped programme. Rob Wade, president of alternative entertainment at Fox, confirmed the cancellation to Deadline at […]

RTL Germany checks in to ‘Paradise Hotel’

Dating reality format Paradise Hotel has been licenced by RTL Germany for its streaming service TVNow. The deal comes before the re-launch next month of Paradise Hotel in the US, which has been commissioned by Fox from producers Mentorn Media and 495 Productions after 16 years off air. The new US series premieres on 9th […]

Fox revives Paradise Hotel

Jersey Shore creator SallyAnn Salsano is rebooting reality competition series Paradise Hotel for Fox. The format returns to the US broadcaster after 16 years as part of a new push into unscripted programming, which has seen Fox find success in new offerings such as The Masked Singer and Armoza’s The Four. Paradise Hotel first aired […]

MTG launches VR platform Viareal

MTG has launched a virtual reality app, offering extensions from its linear TV shows and from sports and eSports events, as well as exclusive VR-content. Viareal is MTG’s first VR app and is available across the Nordic region for up-to-date Android and iOS devices, Gear VR and a range of other VR headsets. Viewers will […]

Nice prodco gets new CEO as Marschall exits

Nice Entertainment producer Paprika Latino has promoted its COO to replace current CEO Peter Marschall. Akos Erdos’ elevation to chief executive comes as part of what Paprika described as a “planned succession process”. He joined the firm in 2013 from Hungary’s Origo Film Studios. The company was born in Romania and has expanded through central […]

Buyers Briefing: Vanda Rapti, MTG

Name: Vanda Rapti Title: VP of acquisitions, pay TV, VOD and new media, and acting VP, free TV, Nordics, MTG Vanda Rapti buys programming for a variety of Modern Times Group channels across Europe. Here she takes TBI through the needs of the free, pay and VOD platforms operating under MTG’s Viasat broadcasting brand.   […]