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Lone Eagle options UK family game show format

The Toronto prodco behind You Gotta Eat Here! will shop the series, which has parents guessing how their child will make decisions, in Canada.
November 20, 2018

Toronto’s Lone Eagle Entertainment has inked a format-option deal with London-based prodco Twofour Rights for the television property What Would Your Kid Do?.

Under the terms of the agreement, Lone Eagle will develop and sell the format in Canada.

In the UK, the hour-long show airs on ITV. It is produced by Cardiff-based Boomerang, which is part of the Twofour Group. According to a press release, the show reached more than 3.7 million viewers in the UK during its first season.

The show sees unassuming children being filmed as they go about a normal school day, while, unbeknownst to them, their parents are watching. The parents are then challenged to guess how their children will behave in a variety of situations.

Lone Eagle’s production credits include You Gotta Eat Here!, which ran for five seasons on Food Network Canada, and Too Much Information for Super Channel.

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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