The People’s Couch


Ob docs: obsolete or of the moment?

Rumblings that the ob doc trend is stifling creativity on both sides of the Atlantic have divided the factual programming industry. Is the genre coming to the end of its cycle, or is it simply evolving, asks Jesse Whittock The commissions of History’s Pawn Stars and American Pickers in 2009 and 2010 respectively ushered in […]

Studio Lambert UK format Gogglebox gets US remake

US network Bravo has commissioned a local version of the Studio Lambert’s British unscripted format Gogglebox (pictured). The show, known locally as The People’s Couch, will launch as a half-hour thre-episode series on the NBCUniversal-owned cable channel at 11.30pm ET/PT on Sunday, October 6. Each episode will follow real people as they watch the week’s […]