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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.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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