Amazon cooks up ‘Family Food Fight’ in Brazil with SBT

Brazilian broadcaster SBT has linked up with Amazon on a local remake of Endemol Shine Group’s culinary format Family Food Fight, which has also sold into Italy. A 10-part version of the show, which has now sold into nine markets, will be produced for SBT and Amazon Prime Video in Brazil in partnership with local […]

Talpa registers another Story of My Life deal

Talpa has secured another deal for a local version of The Story of My Life, the celebrity ageing format it launched at MIPCOM. Brazilian free to air broadcaster SBT is the latest to take the show. Maarten Meijs, managing director of Talpa Global said: “It’s fantastic to see territories appreciate the honest, emotional and daring […]

MTG Africa unwraps Armoza’s Package

The African arm of Modern Times Group has licensed Armoza Formats’ factual entertainment series The Package for its Ghanaian and Tanzanian channels. MTG Africa will run adaptations of the format in English on Viasat1 in Ghana, and in Swahili on TV1 in Tanzania. The Package represents the first time MTG Africa has licensed a format […]

Lat Am nets buy Nick originals

Broadcasters across Latin America have snapped up Nickelodeon fare from Viacom International Media Networks. Brazilian national channel Bandeirantes has acquired a 120-hour package, including 20 episodes of live action series Wendell and Vinnie and a presale of season two of toon action series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Another Brazilian channel, SBT, has bought seasons one […]

truTV expands Jokers brand

US cable channel truTV has given the greenlight to a third season of its pranks series Impractical Jokers, as well as ordering a new six-part spin-off show. The third season of the show, in which four friends dare each other to complete increasingly outrageous things in public, will comprise 15 episodes. It’s set to launch […]

MIPTV News: Rainbow to offer peak of new Winx season in Cannes

Italian producer-distributor Rainbow will head into MIPTV having secured a batch of new TV and digital programming deals with the likes of Nickelodeon, SBT and France’s Neomobile. Rainbow’s successful Winx Club has secured a sixth coproduced season with Nickelodeon, which will debut it in spring 2014. Rainbow will offer buyers a ‘sneak peak’ of the […]