By Clive Whittingham 25-01-2021 Unscripted buyers, sellers and producers discussed development costs, reviving classic formats and their strategies for 2021 at the digital version of Natpe Miami. The Miami and New Orleans double header in January 2020 was my last international trip with C21 before the world fell apart, so it was difficult not to get slightly […]
Small World IFT’s founder discusses changes to the industry brought about by Covid-19, particularly how technology can help bridge the networking gap during social distancing. When I started Small World exactly 15 years ago, the world was a lot less complicated. Formats had only just emerged from the shadows but were rapidly becoming the hottest […]
Castiga Romania(Win Your Country) wins this year’s TV Mania award for Best Game show, beating the likes of legendary formats Wheel of Fortune, Family Feud and Cash Cab!
EXCLUSIVE: MGM Television is searching out international formats with U.S. potential after striking a deal with Small World IFT, the company behind NBC’s Better Late Than Never. Small World IFT was founded by former Sony exec Tim Crescenti, the man who discovered the Japanese format that became ABC’s Shark Tank and BBC’s Dragon’s Den.
RTL4 in the Netherlands launched the second season of the reality series ‘Beter Laat Dan Nooit’ to 1.08 million viewers and a 16.5% audience share in the 6+ on Tuesday, May 5, above the average. The local adaptation of the format Grandpas over Flowers in which the host goes on a trip to Latin America […]
Grandpas Over Flowers renewed in the Netherlands and picked up for development in the UK by Graham Norton’s So Television
South Korean unscripted format Grandpas Over Flowers (aka Better Late Than Never) has been renewed in the Netherlands and picked up for development in the UK. Dutch commercial broadcaster RTL4 has picked up the format for a second season after extending the licence deal it struck with US-based format distributor Small World IFT for season […]
Are you choosing ideas to take to market? What do broadcasters want to see before they commit? Click here to read format business veteran Tim Crescenti’s top 5 tips for TV Game Show Producers navigating the marketplace in conversation with reporter Andy Fry.
Big in Japan launches tonight with host Sabrina Sato from the Domingo Show in Brazil on Record TV at 11PM! VIDEO in comments: Contestants dressed up in rat suits are blindfolded and have to catch bottles of milk as they fall from a conveyor. Yup, sounds Big in Japan has brought the craziness to televisions […]
“Win Romania” or locally known as “Castiga Romania”, returns on March 30th on TVR 2 for it’s 7th season! A huge congratulations to TVR family and “Casta Romania!” crew. Read the article.
Broadcast Magazine names Small World’s Blackout as “among the most important formats on the international market”. Check it out in their recent article, “Five Formats with Potential” by John Elmes. Not too shabby! https://buff.ly/3764htd