ITV Studios subsidiary, Armoza Formats recently uncovered a VIP celebrity version of the hit social experiment format "Sex Tape." Following a successful first season of the original format, the spin-off will stream in Germany from today on discovery+ and was produced by Imago TV Film -und Fernsehproduktion GmbH. “This twist on our celebrated format offers a fly-on-the wall approach to get to know your territories’ favorite stars in a new and never-before-seen way," Amos Neumann, COO of Armoza Formats, said. "A celebrity version was a natural progression on ‘Sex Tape’s’ journey around the world and we look forward to seeing where it continues to next.”
The Italian adaptation of the original format recently streamed on discovery+ Italy where it was selected as a fan favorite for entertainment show among all viewers. A second season of the Finnish adaptation also streamed on discovery+ and was the most watched program on the streamer at the time of launch. The title ranked as a finalist at the company’s annual Formagination competition in 2016, pitched by sexologist Dr. Shelly Varod.
Produced by Armoza Formats, the title shows three couples as the try to find a remedy for their relationships with a new therapy method. They will film their love life for a whole week – the issues, the intimacy and the sex, and will then meet the other two couples, and under the guidance of a top sex therapist they will reveal their uncensored tapes to each other. Having exposed all, viewers will see their raw and unfiltered reactions, from the laughter to the conlicts and the tears.
Hosted by Natascha Ochsenknecht, "Sex Tape VIP" offers a look straight through the keyhole, into the sex lives of 12 German celebrity couples in this must-see social experiment. Among the celebrities are designer, actor, and entertainer Julian FM Stoeckel and his partner Marcell, tattoo model and reality TV star Kate Merlan and her husband, soccer player Jakub Jarecki, singer and reality TV star Ennesto Monté and his new girlfriend, docu-soap legends Frank and Elke Fussbroich, and “The Burlesque Rockstar” Eve Champagne and partner Dennis.
This twist on our celebrated format offers a fly-on-the wall approach to get to know your territories’ favorite stars in a new and never-before-seen way. A celebrity version was a natural progression on ‘Sex Tape’s’ journey around the world and we look forward to seeing where it continues to next.” Amos Neumann COO, Armoza Formats