Raid the Cage


Spanish net tries on Pull Over

Spain’s La Radio y Television de Andalucia has commissioned its own version of an Israeli-created game show. RTVA will air 16 episodes of Pull Over in a weekly access prime slot, locally titled Este Coche es luna Ruina. Indie ATN Media will produce the show, which debuts mid-September hosted by actor and comedian Salva Reina. […]

Quiz + game = broad entertainment

“Buyers have been looking for more than straightforward Q+A for some time; they want more escapist shows with more fun built in,” says one distribution boss, underlining the challenge of selling question and answer-based shows. Although Q+A lends itself very well to younger-skewing digital applications, buyers are wary quizzes skew old. One answer is to […]

Sony’s Huaso cuts remaking NBC comedy for China

Sony Pictures Television-backed Chinese prodco Huaso Film has struck a deal with its counterpart Croton Media to make a local version of Mad About You, the US comedy series that aired on NBC in the 1990s. No broadcaster was announced, but Huaso and Croton are teaming with HuaCheng Pictures, which is a subsidiary of state […]

Israel’s United Studios preps UK prodco acquisition

Israel’s oldest production studio is poised to move into the UK market and buy into a British producer, TBI has learned. United Studio’s parent Taya Media Group is identifying targets for the company to acquire as it looks to the international market for the next stage of its growth. Taya, which owns a stake in […]

Exclusive: Russia, Argentina get ready to Raid the Cage

Broadcasters in Russia and Argentina have acquired Sony-distributed Israeli gameshow format Raid the Cage, TBI has learned. Russian net Rossiya has commissioned a 12-episode run, while Argentina’s Telefe has licensed 20 eps. It has already been sold to China’s Jiangzu TV, Turkey’s ATV and Peru’s America TV, as well as receiving options in Spain, Ireland […]

Israeli format Raid the Cage gets Turkey, Peru remakes

Sony Pictures Television has sold Israeli game show format Raid the Cage to broadcasters in Turkey and Peru. The show has also secured a second season in Israel. SPT has secured deals with Turkey’s ATV and Peru’s America TV. Chinese channel Jiangzu TV launched its version earlier this year. Further deals in Europe and Latin […]

Hollywood Studio formats

Plans are underway to make some of the most iconic US shows ever for local broadcasters with international versions of 24, Breaking Bad, ER, Glee and Gossip Girl planned in countries as far afield as Israel and China. Shows including Prison Break, Law & Order and Desperate Housewives have already had the remake treatment and […]

MIPCOM Hot Pick: Raid the Cage

“If you can get it out of the cage you can have it!” is the tagline for Israeli-originated gameshow format Raid the Cage.

In the show couples answer questions to win time in the cage in question.

Sony inks formats deals and first look with Israeli producer

The BBC has ordered a second season of Sony Pictures Television’s Breakaway and SPT has shopped a local version of the gameshow format to Al Hayat, Egypt’s largest broadcaster. The Egyptian version will be made by SPT Arabia, the production hub the studio established in late 2010 and run by Ziad Kebbi. Separately, SPT said […]