Nickelodeon Orders 'Crystal Maze' Game Show Based on U.K. Format

Nickelodeon is bringing the British hit game show The Crystal Maze to the U.S. The kids cable network said Monday that it's greenlighted a new version of the show that'll be co-produced by ...

Wpp-Owned ‘Love Island’ & ‘Wynonna Earp’ Co-Producer & Financier Motion Content Group Plots Major U.S. Move

Exclusive: Motion Content Group, the Wpp-backed business behind international hits including reality format Love Island and Syfy’s Western horror thriller Wynonna Earp, is one of the most recondite TV ...

Shipwrecked is back – and it's the Love Island/Fyre festival mashup you need

The first true reality show has reinvented itself. Frankly, there’s never been a more apt moment to throw a bunch of attractive nitwits into a tropical hellscape The return of Shipwrecked has come at ...

Banijay in Advanced Talks to Acquire Endemol Shine

French TV group Banijay is in advanced talks to acquire production and distribution giant Endemol Shine, Variety has confirmed. The deep-pocketed Banijay Group, which is celebrating its 10th ...

A million miles from Love Island: what my time on Shipwrecked taught me about reality TV

I was a contestant on Shipwrecked, another reality TV show about beautiful people flirting in the sun, but there the similarities end… I was an accidental reality TV star. These days, there aren’t ...

Arthouse Audit: ‘Tickled’ Leads Long List of Modest Openers

It’s only June and it already feels like the dog days of summer. No breakouts. A slew of niche titles, including several documentaries. This week’s standout is Sundance doc hit “Tickled” (Magnolia), ...