Shopping Monsters


Turkey: imports and exports

Following this week’s Discop Istanbul event, TBI speaks to Turkey’s main distribution companies about how changes in the domestic market are impacting their business, how they are dealing with the challenge of selling into the Middle East and how Turkish drama is becoming hot property in Latin America. A country of 20 million TV homes, […]

Euro nets awaken Shopping Monsters

RTL in Croatia and Albania’s Tring TV have ordered local versions of Turkish daily makeover format Shopping Monsters. Distributor Global Agency has sold sold a second season to RTL in the Netehrlands and Polsat Safe, via HotPot Media, in Poland. The stripped entertainment show is currently in production on its third season on M6 in […]

Polish sale for Global’s Shopping Monsters

Global Agency format Shopping Monsters is getting a Polish remake. Polsat Café, which is part of broadcaster group Polsat, has licensed the format, and will launch its own version in September. The daily competition reality format sees five women compete to see who can get the best makeover in a limited amount of time and […]

News brief: Shopping Monsters hit the high street in Latvia

Viasat’s Latvian channel TV3 has launched a local version of Global Agency format Shopping Monsters. The show is known locally as Iepirksanas Pavelnieces (Shopping Commanders) and comes as Global also sells a second season of the format to M6 in France and Vox for a fifth season in German. Meter Television is Sweden, Shine Finland […]

Global Agency forms partnership with Israeli format veterans

Turkey’s Global Agency has formed an exclusive partnership with former Armoza Formats exec Metin Bilman and talent agent Irit Neeman to find Israeli programming. The deal will Bilman and Neeman the pair use their network of creative and production contacts to source formats for Global Agency to acquire for the worldwide market. Bilman was formerly […]

Romania prepares to Catch the Answer

PrimaTV in Romania is among the new buyers of Global Agency’s studio quiz show Catch The Answer. PrimaTV will produce its version in house, while a local version is also being developed in Serbia to air later in the year. Elsewhere, Studio Vision is preparing a remake for the MENA region The quiz, which tests […]

French net to crown Shopping Queens

French broadcaster M6 has commissioned a local version of Turkish daily makeover show. The channel is getting its own version of Global Agency-distributed format Shopping Monsters, which will launch next month on June 10 in a daily 16.25 slot. It will be known locally as Les Reines du Shopping (Shopping Queens). Hervé Hubert, the French […]