Banijay has confirmed that Endemol Shine Poland will produce the region’s first version of the global reality format, "Temptation Island." The series will premiere on Polsat this autumn. “'Temptation Island' has captured audiences around the world and I am looking forward to bringing our local feel to the format," Ryszard Sibilski, Managing Director Endemol Shine Poland said. "The beautiful settings, combined with the intense emotional journey, promise a riveting viewing experience for Polish audiences.”
The new Polish adaptation of Temptation Island is the 25 th market to adapt the show and comes after the recently announced productions for Mexico, Brazil and Argentina/Chile following an agreement between Banijay Mexico & US Hispanic, Endemol Shine Brasil and Amazon Prime Video. In addition, the IP enjoys long- running success in territories such as The Netherlands, Italy, Spain, and the US where its latest season marked the 100 th globally for the format.
"Temptation Island" sees couples embark on a journey to test their commitment to each other. Separated into two different villas, the couples interact with a group of singles to determine if their love is strong enough to withstand the temptations and challenges they will encounter on the island. “This hit relationship experiment format grips viewers as it is full of drama, taps into universal themes and relatable emotions," Lucas Green, Chief Content Officer, Operations at Banijay said. "This latest commission alongside that of the hub in LATAM demonstrates the strength of this IP and the continued desire for high-volume reality programming.”
Endemol Shine Poland has over 20 years of experience producing hit shows including local adaptations of renowned brands "Don’t Forget The Lyrics," "MasterChef," "LEGO Masters," "Your Face Sounds Familiar," "All Together Now," "You Can Dance." "New Generation," "Money Drop" and "Big Brother" amongst others. In addition, it is behind premium scripted programming such as Our Century for TVP 1 and Squared Love for Netflix.
'Temptation Island' has captured audiences around the world and I am looking forward to bringing our local feel to the format. The beautiful settings, combined with the intense emotional journey, promise a riveting viewing experience for Polish audiences.” Ryszard Sibilski Managing Director, Endemol Shine Poland