Mediaset Spain rolls ‘Marble Mania’ for Telecinco

Mediaset Spain’s FTA channel Telecinco has ordered a local version of Talpa format Marble Mania. The Spanish version of the show will be produced in the Netherlands in Talpa Studios’ hub location by Bulldog, together with Talpa Studios, and is expected to debut later this year. The show has been recommissioned for a fourth season […]

Eureka Productions takes Talpa’s ‘Quiz With Balls’ into US

Eureka Productions, the US- and Australia-based firm behind Netflix’s remake of The Mole, has picked up rights to The Quiz With Balls from John de Mol’s Talpa. The format, which debuted on Talpa’s Dutch network SBS6 earlier this year, requires teams to answer a series of questions correctly in order to stop a giant ball […]

France Télévisions reveals Autumn line-up as focus shifts to brand rather than channels

France Télévisions has outlined plans to develop its sports, young adult (YA), drama and entertainment offerings – including launching an original adventure gameshow – as it looks to build the broadcaster’s brand among younger audiences, rather than focusing on a single channel. The French group’s president, Delphine Ernotte Cunci, said the broadcaster is preparing for […]

Deals round-up: Netflix orders ‘The Corps’ & renews ‘The Diplomat’; ‘Morning Show’ returns to Apple; ‘Black Snow’ travels

Netflix orders ‘The Corps’ & renews ‘The Diplomat’ Netflix has ordered comedy drama series The Corps (working title) and renewed political drama The Diplomat for a second season. The Corps hails from executive producers Andy Parker, Norman Lear, Brent Miller, Rachel Davidson, Scott Hornbacher and Sony Pictures Television. Inspired by the memoir The Pink Marine, […]

France Télévision installs ‘The Floor’ as daily & primetime fixture

France Télévisions has ordered a daily and primetime version of Talpa quiz show, The Floor. The format, which debuted last year on RTL4 in the Netherlands, will be produced in France by Satisfaction Group and is set to premiere in July. The Floor sees 100 quiz fanatics face off in quiz duels on a giant […]

Talpa appoints ITVS exec to lead creative partnerships & format sales

John de Mol’s Talpa has hired ITV Studios Global Entertainment’s Ingrid Akkerman to become its head of creative partnerships and format sales. Akkerman was most recently head of sales at ITVSGE and before that had spells at Endemol Shine Group (now Banijay). She will oversee the Talpa Creative Partnership scheme, which has delivered formats including […]

Format round-up: ‘Trash Or Treasure’ heads to Spain; Australia’s 10 strikes double Banijay deal; Eureka & Talpa team for ‘The Floor’ US launch

‘Trash Or Treasure’ heads to Spain Spain’s Aragón TV has ordered a local adaptation of the Banijay format Trash or Treasure, with the local title Basura o Tesoro. Cuarzo Producciones, a Banijay Iberia label, will produce alongside Delrío Visual. Based on the original format from Banijay’s Mastiff TV in Sweden, Basura o Tesoro is the […]

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