Zhejiang TV

Bubbles launches Bobbles streaming service

Hamburg-based Bubbles Media has launched Bobbles.tv, a new satellite and OTT-delivered pay TV service with bouquets aimed at Chinese and Indonesian expatriates living in Europe, with services targeting Korean and Vietnamese speakers to follow in November. Versions of both the Chinese and Indonesian services are available on SES’s Astra satellite platform, with more extensive offerings […]

Chinese net looks to Japan’s Dr What

Chinese channel Zhejiang TV is getting a local version of the Small World IFT-sold medical detective format Dr What: Diagnosis Unknown. The channel will launch a 12x70mins series tomorrow following what is being described as a “landmark” co-development and coproduction deal with London- and LA-based Small World that also includes format creator NHK Enterprises from […]

Turkey’s Light attracts ProSieben

German broadcaster ProSieben has ordered its own version of Turkish singing format Keep Your Light Shining. The show will debut live on the network on May 22, with prodco Tresor (Next Top Model, Popstars) attached on production duties. X Factor UK judge and boyband singer Gary Barlow will be a judge on the weekly primetime […]

Chinese net to adapt Turkish Light

China’s Zhejiang TV has commissioned a local version of Global Agency talent format Keep Your Light Shining. The singing format puts contestants under a spotlight and gives them 20 seconds to impress before the light turns off they are eliminated. Zhejiang, which runs the ultra successful Chinese version of The Voice, has ordered a 12-episode […]

Banijay and Eyeworks announce new deals for diving shows

Banijay and Eyeworks have both sealed new deals for their respective diving formats Stars in Danger: High Diving and Celebrity Splash. Banijay International has inked a deal with Ambra Multimedia and the Italian producer will make a local version of Stars in Danger: High Diving (pictured) for Mediaset. Which of Mediaset’s Italian channels will air […]