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Italy & Russia latest to Guess My Age

Broadcasters in Italy and Russia have become the latest to remake French game show Guess My Age. Sky network TV8 has commissioned Banijay Group-owned Magnolia to produce 45 daily episodes later this month, while U-TV  in Russia is getting 20 daily eps from another Banijay firm, Mastiff. The deals with format owner Vivendi Entertainment, whose […]

New French indie group ‘circles Cattleya’

New France-based TV consolidator Mediawan is reportedly in the market to buy Gomorrah producer Cattleya. Following a €270 million (US$285 million) deal to acquire the AB Groupe and proclamations of further deals to come, Mediawan has turned its attention to Italy-based Cattleya, according to several French-language sites. Another French conglom, Vivendi, is also said to […]

French net orders Vivendi Entertainment format

Vivendi’s formats and entertainment division has shopped a couple format to C8, the free-to-air DTT channel also part of the Vivendi group. Couple or Not is a gameshow format in which contestants have to correctly identify couples from a group of strangers – and the more they successfully pick out, the more cash they can […]

Vivendi’s Guess My Age heads to Germany

Vivendi’s formats division, Vivendi Entertainment, has shopped its Guess My Age format to ARD in Germany. The German pubcaster has ordered a 15-episode local version of the show and will air it weekly from December. Banijay’s Brainpool will produce the show. The format sees contestants given €100,000 (US$122,000) that they then use to bet on […]