Trio of Scandi format deals for ITV Studios

The Nordic division of ITV Studios has sealed three format deals with broadcasters in the region. In Finland, YLE has ordered a local version of The Big Reunion that will run to eight parts and a 90-minute special. The show reunites former pop bands and puts them into training before they go back on stage […]

ITV shops magic and wedding series

ITV Studios Global Entertainment has agreed deals for its factual titles with broadcasters around the world. Hidden camera magic series Tricked has been bought by TV4 in Sweden, NRK in Norway, Nelonen in Finland and Discovery in Western Europe, Italy and Spain. Discovery has also taken several other fact-ent series from ITV Studios. It has […]

News brief: Seven renews ITV Studios output deal

Australia’s Seven Network has renewed its output agreement with UK-based ITV Studios Global Entertainment. The deal gives Seven a first look at all programming from ITV’s commercial arm in Australia and initially hands it titles including period drama Mr Selfridge, the second season of Inspector Morse prequel Endeavour, new hidden camera magic show Tricked and […]

TVNZ gets Breathless with ITV Studios output deal renewal

New Zealand broadcaster TVNZ has acquired period drama Breathless, as it renews its first look deal with ITV’s global sales arm. As part of the renewed output agreement, which gives TVNZ a first-look at ITV Studios Global Entertainment’s programming, TVNZ has bought the Jack Davenport-starring 6x60mins Breathless (pictured), the 10x60mins season two of Mr Selfridge, […]

ITV Studios Breathless as Davenport heads to Cannes

ITV Studios is bringing the talent from Breathless to MIPCOM and will be giving the show a premiere screening at the market. Breathless is a medical drama set in 1960s London. It stars Jack Davenport (Smash, Pirates of the Caribbean) as a brilliant surgeon. Zoe Boyle (Sons of Anarchy, Downton Abbey) also stars in the […]

News brief: ITVS Stepping Out at MIPCOM

ITV Studios Global Entertainment will launch celebrity dance series Stepping Out at MIPCOM. The show, which runs on ITV in the UK, will be joined on the ITVSGE slate by ITV2 hidden camera show Tricked and 12 Yard-produced Big Star’s Little Star. Mike Beale, director of international formats, ITV Studios said: “Stepping Out puts the spotlight […]

ITV conjures up new magic show, ITVS GE to distribute

UK broadcaster ITV2 has commissioned Tricked, a new hidden camera show in which magicians fool celebrities and members of the public. The 6x60mins series will see a mystery magician pulling off tricks and stunts such as surviving a 10-storey fall and restoring a shopper’s chopped up credit card. ITV’s content arm ITV Studios will produce […]