Sex Box

Formats exec joins NBC after DRG exit

Formats executive Albertina Marfil has joined NBCUniversal International Studios after leaving rival distributor DRG, TBI has learned. Marfil had been with DRG since 2013, having previously worked at Cineflix Rights and IMG Media. She was most recently sales manager for North and South America and the Asia Pacific region. She has joined NBCU’s formats division […]

Tom Forman – why you need me if you want to crack the US

The meeting always goes the same way. On one side, you’ve got me and my development exec. On the other, a smart producer from Spain. Or Israel. Or Timbuktu. We’re knee-to-knee in the Majestic lobby. Or camped at a table at the Carlton. If it’s after lunch, we’ve ordered wine. If it’s earlier, we’re pretending […]

WE tv to open US Sex Box

US cable channel WE tv has commissioned a nine-episode series based on British format Sex Box. Relativity Television is producing the show, which comes after WE tv piloted it earlier in the year following an agreement with creator and formats rights holder Clearstory. The format is billed as “an extreme therapy reality concept” in which […]

News brief: DRG to sell Sex Box

MTG-owned distributor DRG has acquired sales rights to a new Channel 4 show in which couples have sex and then immediately talk about the experience. Sex Box broadcasted in the UK yesterday and DRG is selling it here in Cannes, billing it as a “a simple, yet innovative studio format”. It’s based on work from […]