Tag Archive: Philip Pratt

  1. Prime Video Germany Orders Second Helping of Banijay’s The Fifty

    Comments Off on Prime Video Germany Orders Second Helping of Banijay’s The Fifty

    Content powerhouse, Banijay Entertainment, today announces Prime Video has commissioned a second season of EndemolShine Germany and Rainer Laux Productions’ adaptation of hit reality competition show The Fifty, originally created by Banijay Productions France.

    Including the German version, which ranked #1 in the Prime Video charts in Germany at the time of its launch,The Fifty now boasts three international iterations. Season 2 in France made a strong return last year on W9 outperforming season 1 on nearly all demos and continued its digital success on streaming service 6Play. Telemundo green-lit a second run from EndemolShine Boomdog, after delivering stellar ratings for the channel as the network’s most watched programme within the US Hispanic market.

    Over the course of sixteen episodes, fifty German reality stars will once again compete in the Game Masters’ challenges for the life-changing jackpot prize that will be gifted to one of their followers. As alliances are forged and supposed friendships broken, inevitable drama unfolds as the contestants vote each other out of the game, in this addictive and high-stakes series full of surprises.

    Philip Pratt, Head of German Originals, Prime Video, says: “Throughout the 14 episodes of the first season of The Fifty, our viewers enthusiastically followed and rooted for the participants, revelling in the reality drama. We look forward to relaunching the entertainment spectacle with season 2 – featuring even more episodes, more challenges and, undoubtedly, more drama.”

    Rainer Laux, Managing Director at Rainer Laux Productions and Executive Director EndemolShine Germany says: “Prime Video’s commission of a second series demonstrates the show’s universal popularity. With its unique fan-engagement feature, it is a brilliant addition to Germany’s entertainment slate, and we look forward to continuing to delight viewers with the show’s fiercely competitive and thrilling challenges.”

    EndemolShine Germany, part of Banijay Germany, produces some of the nation’s best-loved non-scripted shows, with titles such as Save the Date,  Big Brother VIP, Kitchen Impossible, Limitless Win, and The Masked Singer Germany.