The Story of My Life

Talpa extends The Story of My Life

Talpa Global has struck another deal for its celebrity ‘ageing’ format The Story of My Life. Media 360 in Latvia has commissioned a remake of the transformation-themed show, which began life in the Netherlands before selling into Brazil, Germany and Russia among other territories. The format sees celebrity couples give prosthetics makeovers to make them […]

TBI Formats: Year in Review

The best-sellers, the trend makers, the battles, the emerging territories, the industry favourites… here is the TBI Formats Year in Review. If This Time Next Year and Lip Sync Battle were among the best sellers, there were also new distributors on the ground this year. Twenty-sixteen was the first full year for Vivendi’s new formats […]

Talpa registers another Story of My Life deal

Talpa has secured another deal for a local version of The Story of My Life, the celebrity ageing format it launched at MIPCOM. Brazilian free to air broadcaster SBT is the latest to take the show. Maarten Meijs, managing director of Talpa Global said: “It’s fantastic to see territories appreciate the honest, emotional and daring […]

New free TV deal for Talpa’s latest format

Talpa’s The Story of My Life has won an order from Russian free-to-air broadcaster Channel One. The show is billed as a talkshow with a twist and features celebrity couples who, through prosthetics and make-up are aged, allowing them to see what each other will look like in years to come. Talpa’s sales arm launched […]

News brief: Cote Ouest African dramas headed to Cannes

African distributor Côte Ouest is bringing an Angolan Emmy-nominated soap opera to Cannes for MIPTV. Windeck is a 120x40mins series from Angolan prodco Semba that explores the unbridled ambitions of staff at a lifestyle magazine. The show aired to success in Angola and in Portugal, where it took a 22.3% market share on RTP1. Côte […]