ABC orders Ben Silverman’s Bet On Your Baby

US network ABC has ordered Bet on Your Baby, a new gameshow from Ben Silverman’s Electus and 5×5 Media. In the hour-long show, which will be hosted by US comedian Melissa Peterman, parents try to predict their child’s next move in an effort to win US$50,000 towards their child’s education. The eight-episode series will premiere […]

NATPE news: Telemundo inks wide-ranging deal with TVN

NBC Universal-owned US Hispanic broadcaster Telemundo has inked an programming and distribution deal with Chilean public broadcaster TVN. The exclusive deal gives Telemundo US and Mexican rights to all of TVN’s telenovela scripts. Telemundo Studios in Mexico or the US will adapt the shows. It has already produced several original novelas based on adaptations of […]

Caracol ups Lisette Osorio

Caracol Televisión has promoted Lisette Osorio. Osorio was previously senior director of international sales at the Colombian distributor. She has been upped to vice president of international sales, overseeing the whole sales team and taking responsibility for sales in Lat-Am and in the US. She will oversee sales of finished programming as well as formats. […]

Absolutely rings up South Korea deal for The Phone

Absolutely has sold quiz format The Phone into South Korea. CJ Entertainment has picked up the show for its CJ Channel with Dutch production company Park Lane on board as consultants. The deal is the first in the country for Absolutely, the formats distributor in which Kees Abrahams new start-up Imagine Nation recently acquired a […]