Rai orders Endemol Shine crime drama

Italian pubcaster Rai has tapped Endemol Shine for a crime drama. Set in an idyllic seaside town, Missing will follow the story of two teenagers who mysteriously disappear. Endemol Shine Italy is producing the twelve-part primetime series, which will premiere later this year on Rai1. Rai is also working with Endemol Shine Italy on a […]

Fox’s Red Band Society disbanded

Fox’s teen medical drama Red Band Society has been pulled from schedules, prompting questions over its future. The series will drop from air after its tenth episode on December 3, with US broadcaster Fox opting not to order a back nine. Thirteen episodes have filmed so far, and it is unclear when and where the […]

Italian broadcaster buys Armoza celeb format

Italy’s RAI has acquired a local version of celebrity-themed entertainment show I Can Do That! from Israel’s Armoza Formats. The pubcaster will air a primetime version of the studio format from May on its RAI1 channel this year with celebrity host Carlo Conti presenting. It will be known as Si Può Fare!. Production group Banijay, […]

Filmax’s cancer drama being remade in Italy

Spanish producer and distributor Filmax has inked a deal with Rai for a local version of its drama series The Red Band Society. The scripted format deal paves the way for an Italian version of the series, about a group of children with cancer, to air on the Italian pubic broadcaster’s Rai1 channel. Production has […]