16 FEB 2021

EUROPE AND THE UNITED STATES PICK UP MEDIA RANCH FORMATS

Multiple non-scripted format options were with Banijay, Blazhoffski, Strix TV, Just for Laughs, among others. The company also Secures Local Production Order for “Celebrity Identity” in Estonia.

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Sophie Ferron, President and Executive Producer of Media Ranch

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Sophie Ferron, President and Founder of Media Ranch, announced that several formats have been optioned in Europe and The United States from their portfolio of popular formats, including from the DR (Danish Television) slate. Media Ranch also secured a production order for its celebrity lifestyle format, Celebrity Identity* in Estonia for ETV. The show is a smash hit in Denmark on DR.

Ferron stated: “Media Ranch is pleased to start off 2021 expanding our global footprint even further, with our deal for the Korean format 'Miracle Habits', and now a new production in Estonia. A slew of our great formats has been optioned in the genres of celebrity lifestyle, competition, and heart-warming reality programs. Of note, we are truly excited about the fun, hit Danish DR program, 'Fish Bingo', optioned now in The Netherlands and in the United States with more territories to announce shortly. Global audiences have been craving unique, fun and inspiring shows and Media Ranch delivers.”

"Fish Bingo" is not your Grandaddy’s fishing show – this quirky fishing competition format has been optioned in The Netherlands by Blazhoffski., and in the U.S. by Just for Laughs Group and was a hit in Denmark.

"Big Love" - an intense relationship weight-loss reality format – has been optioned in The Netherlands by Monday Benelux; in Finland by Moskito Television Oy; in Belgium and France by Herve Hubert; and in Italy by Banijay Italia Spa.  "Big Love" won the Danish TV Prisen Award for best factual show 2020 and will return in Denmark with S3 this Summer on DR1. The format is selling quickly, and is now sold in eight countries: U.S., The Netherlands, France, Italy, Finland, Germany, Canada and Belgium.

"Back to the 9th Grade" has traveled to seven territories. This heart-warming series follows a celebrity as they venture back in time to their 9th grade and see where their classmates are now. Optioned in Sweden by Strix TV; in Norway by Nexiko; in The Netherlands by Blazhoffski; in Finland by Moskito Television Oy; and in the U.S. by 1/17 Productions, and in Belgium. The series aired in Denmark on TV with high ratings. 

Factual celebrity healthy lifestyle format, "Miracle Habits", comes from Media Ranch’s Asian format partnership with Korea’s Something Special, and has been optioned in France by Banijay France.

Artistic talent competition program, "Project Rembrandt" has just enjoyed a very successful Season 2 in the Netherlands on NPO1. The format is optioned in Poland by Rochstar and in the U.S. by 1/17 Productions.

Media Ranch is pleased to start off 2021 expanding our global footprint even further, with our deal for the Korean format 'Miracle Habits', and now a new production in Estonia” Sophie Ferron President and Founder of Media Ranch