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2005, 2019

Channel 4’s The Crystal Maze Unveils Brand-New Eastern Zone

The Crystal Maze will return in 2019 with all new celebrity episodes and an all new zone: The Eastern Zone. Influenced by the historic art, architecture and monuments of East Asia, the zone will feature five games rooms for eight new games, set around a lily pond, cherry blossom trees and ornate vases. The new zone will join the Futuristic, Aztec and Industrial Zones, with all four featuring a host of challenging new puzzles in the forthcoming series. It’s the first time a new realm has been added to the show since the Ocean Zone was introduced in the fourth [...]

1805, 2019

Give in to Temptation!

Channel Seven today announced it will reboot one of the most sizzling reality shows in television history: TEMPTATION ISLAND.   TEMPTATION ISLAND follows four dating couples at a pivotal time in their relationships, where they must mutually decide if they are ready to commit to one another for the rest of their lives - or go their separate ways.   Together, the couples travel to an island paradise where they live the “single life”, housed separately with a bunch of sexy singles who try to tempt them away from their relationships. In the end, will the couples leave together? Will they [...]

1705, 2019

IWC Sets Sail on Yacht Rock

IWC, a Banijay Group company, today announces it is producing I Can Go For That: The Smooth World of Yacht Rock, a 2x60’ documentary series for BBC Four. The shows, which are set to air this summer, will explore the smooth sounds of the 70s and 80s.   In I Can Go For That: The Smooth World of Yacht Rock, Katie Puckrik will explore a period of time where Los Angeles studio-based artists like The Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan and Hall & Oates produced smooth R&B and married it to adult themes about longing, aspiration and melancholy, to create a unique [...]

1605, 2019

AMC Greenlights its First Episodic Anthology Series About the Intersection of Love and Science From Will Bridges and Brett Goldstein

AMC announced today that it has greenlit a new, yet-to-be-titled original episodic anthology drama created by Emmy-Award winning writer Will Bridges (“Black Mirror,” “Stranger Things”) and Brett Goldstein (“Superbob,” “Adult Life Skills”). Bridges and Goldstein will executive produce with Jolyon Symonds through Fearless Minds, a Banijay Group company (‘Thorne’ series for Sky One, “Complicit”). The Untitled Bridges/Goldstein Project, produced by AMC Studios, will consist of six, hour-long episodes, and is slated for a 2020 debut on AMC.   Each episode of the Untitled Bridges/Goldstein Project will feature an entirely new story and different cast, a first-time format for AMC. The [...]

1305, 2019

Cuarzo Producciones Lifts Lid on ¿Te Lo Vas a Comer? Season 2

Cuarzo Producciones, a Banijay Group company, today confirms the second season of ¿Te lo vas a Comer? (Are You Going to Eat It?) is set to return to Spain’s La Sexta.   ¿Te lo vas a Comer? Is a factual entertainment show in which popular chef Alberto Chicote (Top Chef, Kitchen Nightmares) investigates criticisms from members of the public regarding the food quality and hygiene and safety standards exhibition by food services across Spain. The recommission follows a healthy first season, which averaged 1.9 million viewers and served as La Sexta’s best launch in four years, with a slot average [...]

705, 2019

Zodiak Belgium Triggers Production on GR5 for VRT Eén

Zodiak Belgium, a Banijay Group company, today confirms production on new psychological thriller, GR5, for VRT Eén in Belgium, will start tomorrow.   Directed by Jan Matthys (Quiz me Quick, In Vlaamse Velden, The Last Kingdom), the new scripted series will star Boris Van Severen (Over Water, Belgica, De 16), Lucas Van den Eynde (Van Vlees en bloed, Salamander, Met Man en Macht) and Violet Braeckman (Salamander, Over Water), Saïd Boumazoughe (Patser), Laurian Callebaut, Indra Cauwels  Viv Van Dingenen (Witse, Thuis) and Michai Geyzen (Girl, Professor T.).   GR5 revolves around four people in their mid-twenties who embark on the [...]

305, 2019

Susan Calman Continues to Explore Secret Scotland for Channel 5

Following the success of Secret Scotland earlier in the year, today Channel 5 announces the series has been recommissioned for a second series.   The 6x60 travel series from IWC Media, a Banijay Group company, and Motion Content Group sees presenter, Susan Calman discover the big stories and the untold tales behind Scotland’s beloved spots, with privileged access to some of Scotland’s most famous locations. In a warm, light-hearted but always informative journey, Secret Scotland looks in-depth at the history, characters and treasures hidden in these stunning spots.   This series is set to feature six new areas in Scotland [...]