ITV Reboots ‘Millionaire’ With Ticking Clock

By | Wednesday July 28, 2010 @ 5:30am PDT

Every Hollywood screenwriter knows that the way to ratchet up tension is to introduce a ticking clock. And that’s just what ITV is doing with the next series of Who Wants To Be a Millionaire over here. Contestants will have … Read More »

Comments (3)

Game Show ‘Hole In The Wall’ Back With Family Version On Cartoon Network

By | Tuesday July 20, 2010 @ 10:27am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

FremantleMedia’s game show Hole in the Wall is back in a new family format on a new net, Cartoon Network. Cartoon has ordered 10 episodes of the show based on a Japanese format in which players must contort themselves to fit through cutouts in a large Styrofoam wall moving towards … Read More »

Comments (1)

Who Wants To Win The ‘Millionaire’ Trial? Jury Deciding Between Disney & Celador

Nellie Andreeva

millionaire-logo-mediumAfter a 6 year legal maneuvering and a month-long trial, the $250 million case of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? producer Celador v. Disney over profits from the hit game show is now in the hands of the jury. Throughout the parade of witnesses, Celador seemed to prove that it earned less than it could have from the success of the show on ABC. The question is whether it was able to convince the jurors that it was the result of Disney-owned ABC and co-producer Buena Vista TV brokering sweetheart deals among themselves, thus allegedly cheating Celador out of millions — and not because it just made a bad deal. Read More »

Comments (2)