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News brief: Mid East nets reveals Winner

A trio of broadcasters in the Middle East has ordered a local version of Talpa Media format The Winner is…

Pan-regional channel Dubai TV, Egypt’s Al Hayat and the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International have all commissioned Sony Pictures Television to create a local remake of the show, which will comprise 14 episodes and two live episodes and broadcast on each network.

SPT represents Talpa’s formats in the Middle East through its SPT Arabia arm. It already produces The Voice Arabia for MBC and that show is heading into a second season.