Worst Driver

Passion ups Elin Thomas

Passion Distribution has promoted Elin Thomas to director of global sales. Thomas (pictured) joined Passion last summer after almost two decades at BBC Worldwide, latterly as its international formats chief. At Tinopolis-owned, UK-based distributor Passion, Thomas is credited with growing overall and format sales with notable deals for entertainment series RuPaul’s Drag Race and Worst […]

French-Canada finds its Worst Driver

French-speaking Canadian channel Ztele has commissioned a local version of Passion Distribution-sold format Worst Driver (pictured). The Mentorn Media show will be remade locally, as Passion announced sales following the end of MIPTV last week. Sweden’s Kanal 5 has recommissioned its version. Another format deal sees Worst Handyman being remade for MTV3 in Finland. Worst […]

Passion cuts pre-NATPE Latin deals

Ahead of the upcoming NATPE programming market in Miami, Passion Distribution has closed a raft of deals with broadcasters in Latin America. Brazil’s leading broadcaster TV Globo has ordered more episodes of the local version of the Worst Driver format, meaning an extended run for the previously announced second season of the show. Globo makes […]