TV Lab

France 4 launches open up second TV Lab

French DTT channel France 4 has launched the second edition of its TV Lab formats competition and put out a call for innovative new projects. The channel is looking for groundbreaking and inventive half-hour entertainment concepts targeting the 15-34 demographic and complemented by digital add-ons. Run in in tandem with France Télévisions’ Nouvelles écritures (New […]

Swedish format wins over TV Lab viewers

A Swedish format in which a celebrity sets out to meet all of their online friends and followers in person was voted the best programme to come out of this year’s TV Lab on Dutch broadcaster Ned3. Audiences rated Sputnik Media’s remake of My 5,000 Friends at 9.2 out of 10 on aspects such as […]

Dutch TV Lab returns, goes online first

Dutch incubator initiative TV Lab has returned with a new design that sees each new formats launch online before broadcasting on pubcaster Ned 3. The project, which first launched five years ago as a way of exposing audiences to experimental new formats by allowing viewers to choose their favourites, is now offering viewers the chance […]