Remarkable Entertainment

ITV & ITVX extend format reboot trend to return ‘Deal Or No Deal’ to UK

ITV in the UK is extending the country’s trend for format reboots, this time with a new version of gameshow Deal Or No Deal. The format first launched in 2002 in the Netherlands and travelled to the UK in 2005 via Channel 4, where it aired until 2016. It is now being revived by ITV […]

‘Starstruck’ producer Remarkable rejigs leadership following Natalka Znak arrival

Banijay UK format label Remarkable Entertainment has promoted creative directors Tamara Gilder and Cat Lawson to joint-MDs of the company. The duo will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the firm, which is led by Natalka Znak, who was named CEO of Remarkable and fellow UK label Initial at the end of last year. […]

BBC lands ‘Survivor’ as Banijay format returns to UK after 20 years

The BBC in the UK has confirmed entertainment format Survivor will be returning to the UK after a 20-year hiatus. The format, which last aired in 2002 on UK network ITV, will be produced by Remarkable Entertainment, the UK-based prodco owned by format owners Banijay. The UK reboot will consist of a 16 x 60-minute […]

Remarkable hires Tuesday’s Child & Hello Dolly alums to bolster development

Banijay UK label Remarkable Entertainment has appointed Simon Crossley as head of development and Roger Johnson as development producer. Reporting to Natalka Znak, who was named CEO of Remarkable and fellow UK label Initial at the end of last year, the two execs will join a team working on quiz, game show and entertainment formats […]

‘Starstruck’ heads to Chile as Remarkable format strikes first int’l deal

Canal 13 in Chile has become the first international network to commission singing format Starstruck. The format was originally created by Banijay-owned Remarkable Entertainment for ITV in the UK and sees people shedding their normal personas to become global icons courtesy of an elite team of glam and stylists. The Chilean version will broadcast three […]

Banijay buys ZnakTV & hires founder to lead Initial & Remarkable

Banijay has acquired Natalka Znak’s production company ZnakTV and appointed its founder to become CEO of UK firms Remarkable Entertainment and Initial. Znak will continue to run ZnakTV in the US alongside overseeing the two UK-based companies, which are behind shows including Pointless, Starstruck, The Wall, Soccer Aid, Tenable and Big Brother. Banijay said Znak would […]