Sewing Bee

Sewing Bee heads to Denmark

Danish terrestrial broadcaster TV2 Fri has ordered its first BBC Worldwide-sold format. The network has commissioned local prodco Metronome to create a version of the BBC’s Sewing Bee knitting competition series, which Love Productions originally created. The show will launch on TV2 Fri this fall. “We are very excited about selecting Sewing Bee for TV2 […]

BBC Worldwide producing Daft Punk doc for Canal+

Canal+ has commissioned BBC Worldwide Productions France to create a 1x60mins documentary about French DJ duo Daft Punk, TBI has learned. The doc will “tell the extraordinary story of the two award-winning French DJ musicians hidden behind robot masks”, according to BBCWW. It will air on Canal+ in 2015, and represents the first time the […]

BBC crafts swathe of format deals for Sewing Bee

BBC Worldwide has agreed deals for local versions of its Sewing Bee format in France, Norway and Sweden. David Weiland, Worldwide’s executive VP, Western Europe, told TBI about the deals from the ongoing BBC Showcase event in Liverpool. The fact-ent format, which was created by Bake Off producer Love Productions, has also been optioned Italy, […]

That Puppet Game Show makes play at MIPCOM

BBC Worldwide will launch its Saturday night primetime series That Puppet Game Show in Cannes, and is taking its host to Croisette to promote it. That Puppet Game Show is a BBC and Jim Henson Company coproduction in which celebrity contestants take part in a series of mental and physical challenges while interacting with various […]