ITV Studios Global Entertainment has deals brokered for 445 new episodes of global hit format Come Dine with Me in Eastern Europe. The deals were struck with major terrestrial broadcasters in Serbia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia and Turkey. Serbia’s Nacionalna TV has commissioned 65 episodes while Slovenia’s Pop TV has commissioned 120 episodes for broadcast in spring 2010, making it the 20th country to commission the show for local production. Show TV Turkey has commissioned 60 new episodes for a sixth season, Hungary’s RTL Klub has commissioned 120 episodes for a third season, and RTL Croatia has commissioned 90 episodes for its third season to air later in 2010. The deals were brokered by Jennifer Ebell, ITV Studios Global Entertainment’s sales executive for Central & Eastern Europe, the Baltics and Turkey.
- MIPCOM ’18