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France cooks up first remake of Germany’s ‘Chefs To Go’

M6 in France is adapting Banijay’s Chefs To Go, marking the first adaptation for the German cookery format. The show will be produced by Endemol France and pits a leading chef against a new kitchen rival each week, as they go head-to-head to create and deliver the best takeaway food in 90 minutes. The chefs have no idea […]

Germany’s Vox sets date with French format ‘Love IRL’

Germany’s Vox has ordered a local version of French reality-based documentary format Love IRL. The show follows people who are emotionally invested with someone they have only ever met virtually and sees them finally meet face-to-face in an extraordinary location. Once together, participants must decide if there is a romantic spark and if they would […]

Exclusive: Germany’s RTL orders local version of hit Israeli dramedy ‘Stockholm’

German broadcaster RTL has ordered a local adaptation of Israeli black comedy Stockholm for its streaming platform TVNOW and linear TV channel Vox. The format, which is also being adapted in the US, is sold by Keshet International (KI) and is being produced by Keshet Tresor Fiction (KTF), the German scripted division launched by KI […]

RTL’s scripted chief Philipp Steffens departs as linear, streaming teams combine

German broadcaster RTL is merging its linear and streaming divisions for scripted content, with the company’s head of fiction Philipp Steffens set to leave as a result. Steffens has led RTL’s fiction team since 2014 and has been behind shows including Deutschland ’83, The Teacher and Alarm For Cobra 11. His next move is not […]

RTL Deutschland reshuffles top management

RTL Deutschland CEO Anke Schäferkordt is to exit the group after nearly 30 years of service and will be succeeded by Vox MD Bernd Reichart (pictured). Schäferkordt will depart the company on 31 December 2018. A joint decision was made by RTL Group and the exec not to renew her contract. Reichart will succeed the […]

Vox to start Knife Fight in Germany with NBCUniversal format

German network Vox has commissioned a local version of NBCUniversal International Formats (NBCUIF)-sold culinary series Knife Fight. The local show will known as Knife Fight Club, with each episode challenging two celebrity cooks to create and present dishes, while being heckled by the audience and each other. Endemol Shine Germany has signed on to produce […]

Talpa sells celebrity ageing format to BTV

Formats company Talpa has shopped its new format, Story of My Life, to Bulgarian free TV broadcaster BTV. The show, in which celebrity couples are artificially aged using prosthetics and make-up, and then filmed as they see their newly aged up partners. It launched as a special on RTL4 and the Dutch broadcaster will launch […]

New free TV deal for Talpa’s latest format

Talpa’s The Story of My Life has won an order from Russian free-to-air broadcaster Channel One. The show is billed as a talkshow with a twist and features celebrity couples who, through prosthetics and make-up are aged, allowing them to see what each other will look like in years to come. Talpa’s sales arm launched […]

Euro nets like Real Men

Germany’s VOX is among three buyers of Red Arrow Entertainment Group format Real Men. The format, which hails from Denmark, will also be remade in the Netherlands, for RTL, and Sweden, for TV4. Real Men sees five everyday men embark on massive health transformations, and comes from MakeItBee (fka Fjernsynsforeningen), which produced it for DR1. […]