ITV Studios Entertainment develops interactive dating show with Quibi

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s premium short-form platform Quibi is developing a dating format from ITV Studios Entertainment (ITVSE). The Hot Drop, from ITVSE and ITV America’s Sirens Media, will use Quibi’s tech to profile a singleton from the US, with viewers then required to upload videos in a bid to secure a date with the individual. Three […]

Quibi greenlights animated black superhero show with 50 Cent onboard

Shortform streamer Quibi has ordered an animated adaptation of graphic novel Trill League, which has rapper and Power actor Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson attached to exec produce. The series, which will also be known as Trill League, satirizes modern American society and follows a group of black superheroes who are tasked with saving the world […]

Quibi’s head of content operations Diane Nelson departs

Quibi’s head of content operations Diane Nelson is to step down, marking the latest senior exec departure from the yet-to-launch short-form streamer in recent months. Nelson joined Quibi in 2018 after two decades with DC Entertainment. She had been president of the company since 2009, working across TV, films and video games, and was behind […]

Quibi orders Marvel vs DC Comics docuseries with Russo brothers onboard

Quibi has ordered a docuseries exploring the rivalry between comic book publishers Marvel and DC, with Avengers: End Game directors Anthony Russo and Joseph Russo onboard. The duo will executive produce Slugfest, which has been inspired by Reed Tucker’s book Slugfest: Inside the Epic, 50-year Battle between Marvel and DC. The show will explore how […]

Cara Delevingne boards stunt show for Quibi

Quibi has ordered a Cara Delevingne-produced stunt show from ITV America-owned Sirens Media. The short-form platform has signed up for the as-yet-untitled practical joke series, which will find the model-actress taking on hosting duties and also leading a band of female accomplices as they pull off a range of subtle to extreme stunts. The project […]

Quibi unveils daily show with Complex Networks, sells out of advertising spots

Quibi has ordered a daily hip-hop show from Complex Networks, and revealed it has sold out of advertising spaces for its first year. The untitled hip-hop programme is being produced by Complex Networks and Den of Thieves with Gunpowder & Sky and is set to explore music but also subjects such as clothing and art. […]

Quibi greenlights dance competition series ‘The Sauce’

Quibi has greenlit traveling dance competition series The Sauce. Produced by The Front, the series follows dancers Ayo and Teo, who are brothers. Travelling to 10 US cities in a cross-country road trip, the pair will spotlight the diversity of dance culture and find the best new talent across all styles. Ultimately, 22 teams from […]

Exclusive: ‘Hollywood Game Night’ producer developing ‘Come To Bed’ for Quibi

Hollywood Game Night producer Mission Control Media is developing a US adaptation of Israeli format Come To Bed for Quibi, TBI understands. The project is believed to be in the works for Jeffrey Katzenberg’s premium short-form platform, which is to launch on 6 April and counts Disney, Viacom, WarnerMedia and BBC Studios as investors. It […]

Quibi sees second high-profile departure in a month

Quibi has seen the second departure of a senior exec in less than a month. Content executive Janice Min is exiting Jeffrey Katzenberg’s short-form streaming venture, just 10 months after joining the platform. The former editor-in-chief of US Weekly and co-president and chief creative officer of The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group, who worked as a […]

Quibi renovates true crime genre for latest commission

Soon-to-launch short-form streamer Quibi is combining the true crime genre with a home makeover twist for its latest commission. Murder House Flip is from CSI: Crime Scene Investigation exec producer Josh Berman and takes place in properties in which mysterious murders have taken place. Forensic experts will explore the secrets of people’s homes before renovators […]

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