Sparks Network, development network and distributor of television formats, has a slate of sales to announce. ATM Grupa game show format Clueless was picked up by Dubai TV for the first series of 13 episodes. It is currently in production with Lebanese production company In Media Plus, set to air in January 2010. Korean format The Truth Game from SBS has been commissioned in Indonesia for a 60 episode daily run, to be produced by Sparks member Lemon Productions in Jakarta. Sparks’s ATM Grupa has been commissioned for a local version of the scripted reality format Don’t do this, Don’t do that, created by Paris’ Elephant Stories for a 22-episode run on Poland’s TVP in spring 2010. Korea’s MBC/Everyshow reality TV format Just Married has been licensed to Embassy Row for the US market, which is in pre-production of a pilot. Lastly, Sparks has welcomed OTW Entertainment Television, part of the OTW Group, as a new member in Sweden.
- RS West ’18