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MIPTV 2014: Banijay plans Weddings, brings Masters to Cannes

Banijay International will be in Cannes with new formats including Brainpool entertainment show Extraordinary Masters and stylised Danish marriage doc show The 7 Weddings (pictured). Extraordinary Masters is billed as a high-octane studio format from Germany’s Brainpool, which is behind Stars in Danger: The High Dive and Beat Your Host. It sees pairs of contestants […]

BBC One orders raft of new dramas, comedies, formats

British public broadcaster BBC One has ordered a raft of new series including a number of big-budget dramas. The network has ordered Jonathan Strange And Mr Norrell, The 7.39 and The Game as well as new sitcom Father Figure. Other new additions to the network’s 2013 schedule include primetime documentary series The Prisoners And Life-Savers […]