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‘Save My Holiday’ format sells to BBC One Daytime

Reality format Save My Holiday, already a huge hit in Belgium and The Netherlands, has been sold to BBC One Daytime by Zodiak Entertainment.
April 12, 2010

Reality format Save My Holiday, already a huge hit in Belgium and The Netherlands, has been sold to BBC One Daytime by Zodiak Entertainment. The 15 x 45-minute series, which brings in experts to save people from their miserable hotels, food or hotel staff while on vacation, will be developed and produced as a brand new series for the UK by Diverse Production, part of the Zodiak Entertainment Group. The Dutch version, which airs on SBS6 in the Netherlands, was produced and created by Zodiak Entertainment’s Palm Plus and has brought in significant audiences for two successful seasons, and is commissioned for a third. Belgium’s VTM has also commissioned its second series.

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Justin Anderson joined Realscreen as senior staff writer in 2021, reporting and writing stories for the newsletter and magazine. During his 20-year career he’s filled a variety of roles as a writer and editor at a number of media organizations, covering news and current affairs as well as business, tech, the film and music industries and plenty in between. He’s also spent time behind the scenes in television production, having written everything from voiceover scripts for documentaries to marketing copy. He has a degree in Journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).

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