NBC Universal strikes pair of format deals with Vietnam’s VTV

NBCUniversal International Formats has struck two deals for local remakes of entertainment shows with Vietnamese network VTV. The first will see a local version of Japanese format Who Is The Real Celebrity (WITRC) (pictured) launch on VTV. Produced by MEGA GS Communication and Entertainment, the 13×75’ version titled AI LÀ BẬC THẦY CHÍNH HIỆU will air on Fridays at 9pm […]

First Southeast Asia deal for Shark Tank

Business format Shark Tank is heading into Southeast Asia for the first time after VTV in Vietnam ordered a local version of the evergreen show. VTV’s 16-episode version of the show rolls out next year and was announced as the ARTF market in Singapore draws to a close. Sony Pictures Television distributes the finished show […]

Latin Media Leaders: Venevision Productions, Eva Luna

BEST TELENOVELA EVA LUNA, VENEVISION PRODUCTIONS Venevision’s Eva Luna is the most successful telenovela ever produced in the US. Having been a huge hit for Univision, Venevision sold it around the world in 2012 including to broadcasters in countries as diverse as China, Poland, Italy and Kenya. Venevision Productions’ president and CEO Peter Tinoco talks […]