United Studios of Israel

Arab-language broadcaster Makan preps Armoza’s ‘Who’s Asking?’

Arab-language public broadcaster Makan has ordered a local version of Armoza Formats show Who’s Asking?. The series, which marks the first Arabic version of the format, is being produced by United Studios of Israel. The commission marks the 10th adaptation of the format worldwide, with over 1,500 episodes having aired to audiences in territories including Switzerland, […]

Scripted Hot Pick: Unchained

Israel-based producer and distributor ADD Content previously sold Fauda to Netflix and is now bringing this hard-hitting drama about divorce to international buyers. Being sold as both a scripted format and a finished series, Unchained has been produced by United Studios of Israel and premiered on public broadcaster Kan. It was created by Joseph Madmoni, […]

CBS welcomes Armoza’s scripted format ‘La Famiglia’ into the US

US broadcaster CBS has started development on a US version of Israeli scripted format La Famiglia. The adaptation, to be known as The Last Happy Couple, will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Fulwell 73 and Anoynmous Content. It will be written and executive produced by Liz Astrof (The King of Queens). […]

News brief: Zee explores Who’s Asking?

Indian broadaster Zee has licensed a local version of Israeli studio gameshow Who’s Asking? from Armoza Formats. The show will go out on Zee Entertainment Enterprises’ Hindi general entertainment channel &TV in a 9pm slot from March 2, with Bollywood star Shah Ruhk Khan hosting. It’ll be known locally as India Poochega – Sabse Shaana […]

News brief: Global Agency bags Israel’s Share or Dare

Turkey-based distributor Global Agency has acquired international sales rights to a new Israeli game show. Share or Dare comes from United Studios of Israel. It sees pairs of strangers working together to win prizes, while deciding at different points during the game whether to go it alone in search of larger rewards. Roy Even Tov […]

Israel’s United Studios preps UK prodco acquisition

Israel’s oldest production studio is poised to move into the UK market and buy into a British producer, TBI has learned. United Studio’s parent Taya Media Group is identifying targets for the company to acquire as it looks to the international market for the next stage of its growth. Taya, which owns a stake in […]

Israeli format Raid the Cage gets Turkey, Peru remakes

Sony Pictures Television has sold Israeli game show format Raid the Cage to broadcasters in Turkey and Peru. The show has also secured a second season in Israel. SPT has secured deals with Turkey’s ATV and Peru’s America TV. Chinese channel Jiangzu TV launched its version earlier this year. Further deals in Europe and Latin […]