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  • Producer of the Year: By George, That‘s Prolific
    Broadcasting + Cable / by R. Thomas Umstead

    CEO David George makes ITV America a ‘one-stop shop’ with reality series up and down the dial — and across platforms ABC on Jan. 4 debuted a reboot series of the venerable British game show The Chase, which sees three contestants challenge a celebrity “chaser” — a quiz genius who looks to eliminate all comers. Three […]

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  • Sirens Media President Mioshi Hill Talks Championing Diversity in Unscripted and Pitching to Streaming Platforms
    Variety / by Monica Marie Zorrilla

    It hasn’t even been a week on the job, and Mioshi Hill is already thinking of what revelatory (or juicy) reality series she should pitch next. The recently instated president of ITV America’s Sirens Media (and the successor of Jessica Sebastian-Dayeh) is a savvy storytelling veteran, having overseen a robust slate of unscripted projects at her former position of VP of […]

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  • ‘Love Island’ Renewed At CBS For Season 3
    Deadline / by Peter White

    Love Island will return to CBS for a third season. The U.S. remake of the hit British format has been renewed and is currently in the middle of casting ahead of a summer production in Hawaii. The renewal was announced by Thom Sherman, Senior Executive Vice President, Programming, CBS Entertainment during CBS’ virtual press tour event. Last year’s […]

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  • Natasha Leggero To Host Whodunnit Cooking Format ‘Rat In The Kitchen’ For TBS
    Deadline / by Peter White

    EXCLUSIVE: A buzzy British entertainment format that’s described as a cross between The Masked Singer and Hell’s Kitchen is the latest show to cross the pond after TBS ordered a U.S. version of Rat In The Kitchen. Comedian Natasha Leggero is to host the 10-part series for the WarnerMedia-backed network with celebrity chef Ludo Lefebvre as judge. The series is produced by ITV America’s […]

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  • Lifetime Alum Mioshi Hill Named President of Sirens Media
    The Hollywood Reporter / by Mikey O'Connell

    The unscripted creator, producer and executive will lead the ITV America-owned shingle behind ‘The Real Housewives of New Jersey’ and other reality series. Unscripted vet Mioshi Hill is heading to Sirens Media. The former Lifetime executive and longtime producer is joining the ITV America-owned company as president, replacing outgoing leader Jessica Sebastian-Dayeh — who is departing […]

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  • ‘The Chase’ Brings the ‘Jeopardy!’ GOATs to a Whole New Trivia Table
    Variety / by Elaine Low

    In ABC’s new game show “The Chase” — the latest American adaptation of a U.K. format, hosted by ‘The View” co-host Sara Haines — the trivia master that contestants face off against is described as a “ruthless quiz genius determined to stop contestants from winning cash prizes.” Here, that role is held by three of the […]

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