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‘Restaurant in our Living Room’ a hit for Target

Target Entertainment Group has wrapped several sales for Virgin 1 format Restaurant In Our Living Room, where two couples compete to make the perfect dinner party for strangers. The Rain Media-produced series has been picked up by Turkey's Star TV for a local 20-episode production made by prodco Medyapim. TV2 Denmark has picked up rights of the UK series and the format, as well as RTL Netherlands, W Network Canada and a Swedish broadcaster. The UK series has also been sold to TVNZ in New Zealand. The format rights have been optioned by Endemol for Spain, RTL for the Netherlands, Northern Alliance for Finland and Nordisk/TV2 for Norway. A French broadcaster has also optioned the series.
November 9, 2009

Target Entertainment Group has wrapped several sales for Virgin 1 format Restaurant In Our Living Room, where two couples compete to make the perfect dinner party for strangers. The Rain Media-produced series has been picked up by Turkey’s Star TV for a local 20-episode production made by prodco Medyapim. TV2 Denmark has picked up rights of the UK series and the format, as well as RTL Netherlands, W Network Canada and a Swedish broadcaster. The UK series has also been sold to TVNZ in New Zealand. The format rights have been optioned by Endemol for Spain, RTL for the Netherlands, Northern Alliance for Finland and Nordisk/TV2 for Norway. A French broadcaster has also optioned the series.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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