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Extra: “No More Boys and Girls” heads to Spain; “I Love My Country” journeys to Portugal

DRG inks deal with Dlo/Magnolia for gender-focused format DRG has closed a deal for the factual format No More Boys and Girls with Banijay’s Dlo/Magnolia, who will produce a local version in ...
May 28, 2019

DRG inks deal with Dlo/Magnolia for gender-focused format

DRG has closed a deal for the factual format No More Boys and Girls with Banijay’s Dlo/Magnolia, who will produce a local version in Spain.

The social experiment format (pictured) investigates if creating gender-neutral schools could help bridge the gender gap. The five-part series will be remade in Spain as  Ni Superhéroes Ni Princesas by Dlo/Magnolia for Movistar+

Similar deals were brokered for No More Boys and Girls to be made in Germany by Bavaria Entertainment for ZDF Neo, with an option given to Blue Circle in the Netherlands.

Originally produced by Outline Productions for BBC2 as a two-part mini-series, No More Boys and Girls features Dr. Javid Abdelmoneim who creates a gender-neutral school that end up turning gender norms on their head.

Greece takes 100 episodes of “Guess My Age”

Vivendi Entertainment’s Guess My Age is heading to Greek commercial network Skai.

The first order of 100 episodes will air daily on Skai, starting in September, and will be produced by Thessaloniki-based prodco Prosenghisi.

The format sees a pair of contestants who are granted €$100,000. Through various rounds, they must guess the age of six complete strangers. To help them, five hints are made available, but contestants can only use one hint per stranger.

Since launching in 2016, Guess My Age has aired in 18 countries.

“I Love My Country” travels to Portugal

Portuguese broadcaster RTP has commissioned patriotic and nostalgic game show I Love My Country from Netherlands-based Talpa Media.

In I Love My Country, two celebrity teams work with the audience to celebrate their country, with a focus on music and memories.

The new regional version will be locally produced by Shine Iberia and is set to air weekly in prime time later this year.

Portugal is the 34th country to license the format. Other regional versions include Slovakia, Hungary, Poland, the Netherlands and parts of the Middle East.

With files from Frederick Blichert

 

 

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