CANNES – High-flying Mark Burnett, whose reality/faith shows are No. 1 in U.S. adult 18-49 ratings four or five nights out of seven, is teaming with Mexican TV giant Televisa to create a new…
Look out “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy,” because “Family Feud” is on a ratings roll. The Steve Harvey-hosted show, from producer FremantleMedia North America and distributor Debmar Mercury, hit…
With the primetime heyday of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "Deal or No Deal" now a syndicated memory on television lineups, broadcast and cable networks are facing new challenges when launching…
Fox has ordered a pilot for “Step Up,” a gameshow from Endemol USA with Andy Richter set to host. In “Step Up,” contestants win money by stepping on squares that have hidden dollar amounts underneath…
NBC has added a new gameshow to its slate. “Wall of Fame,” from Endemol USA, gives one family the chance to win money if they can not only answer pop culture trivia questions correctly, but also…
The Jim Henson Company is working hand in glove with the BBC’s production unit, BBC In-House Entertainment, to produce “That Puppet Game Show” for Saturday primetime on the U.K. pubcaster’s flagship…
CBS has ordered a pilot for “Money Pump,” a gameshow hosted by Kevin Frazier. Based on an Israeli format from Gili Golan, Adi Golan and Harel Joseffson, “Money Pump” is billed as a high pressure…
The next big unscripted format coming out of Endemol may be getting its start in Apple's App Store instead of on a TV network.
CBS has emerged the winner of a bidding war for the pilot of a primetime gameshow based on the Zynga mobile game "Draw Something" from Sony Pictures Television, Ryan Seacrest Prods. and Embassy Row.
Gameshow creator-exec producer Mike Hill died March 5 of lung cancer in Laguna Beach, Calif. He was 72.
Once such a hard sell, Japanese gameshow formats are a hot item overseas, especially in the West.