News brief: Reality shows Go! to Nine channel

Nine Network’s digital channel Go! has acquired five new reality series. The entertainment channel has picked up Storage Hunters (pictured), Ghost Town Gold, South Beach Tow, Troy and Tattoo Fixers. All of the new shows debut on Go! this week.

Relativity lines up home reno UK remake

US producer Relativity Television has sold live event home renovation format Built By America Live to a UK prodco. Zig Zag Productions will look to work up a UK version of the format, which is billed as “half home renovation, half live stunt” event television. Over five days, an audience will design a dream home, […]

Gaumont teams with Petersen, brings David & Goliath series to Cannes

Gaumont International Television has inked a deal with movie director Wolfgang Petersen and the pair will make a new drama series about the ancient ruler of Israel, King David. Petersen’s movie work includes Troy and The Perfect Storm. He will direct the one-hour drama King David, which does not yet have a broadcaster. Gaumont will […]