Buyers Briefing: Indonesia

Indonesian content is under the spotlight at this year’s Asia TV Forum & Market. TBI hears from leading channel programme commissioners and acquisitions executives to find out what’s working in a major territory of more than 260 million people   Name: Cynthia Purnama Sari Company/channel: Transmedia Job title: Programme acquisition and international media licensing for […]

Scripted format deal for Eccho’s Elif

Indonesian broadcaster SCTV has ordered a local version of Elif, the Turkish drama distributed internationally by Eccho Rights. The drama follows a young girl after she is sent away from home to protect her from her dangerous stepfather. Only the head of the household staff knows where Elif comes from. The Indonesian version of Elif […]

Hell’s Kitchen opens in Asia

An Indonesian broadcaster has commissioned the first Asian version of Gordon Ramsay-created cooking format Hell’s Kitchen. SCTV will get a 25x60mins version that is hosted by Juna Rorimpandey, better known locally as Chef Juna. It will launch in the winter this year. This follows a deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment, which has also sold […]

NBCU cooks up Top Chef deals

NBCUniversal has sealed new deals for its Top Chef format with free-to-air broadcasters in Europe and Asia, TBI has learned. The show, in which chefs compete against each other in culinary challenges, has been picked up by La Sexta in Spain and SCTV in Indonesia, which will both air local versions. The SCTV agreement is […]