Gameshow veteran forms JV with Lionsgate

Prolific gameshow producer Jeff Apploff and Lionsgate Entertainment are creating a joint venture to create unscripted programming and formats. Under terms of the agreement, Lionsgate will land exclusive rights to TV programming from Apploff Entertainment. Apploff, who runs his company as president and CEO, has created formats such as Fox’s Don’t Forget the Lyrics! (in […]

NBCU to debut app-inspired format

NBCUniversal International Formats is taking to MIPCOM a new NBC format that pits studio contestants against viewers using a dedicated app from home. QuizUp has been commissioned as a 10-part series for US broadcast network NBC following a collaboration with Plain Vanilla Corp., which created a popular trivia app that inspired the show. The format […]