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Shine International taking ‘Mind Game’ to MIPCOM

Shine International has announced a global distribution deal for the game show Million Dollar Mind Game, to air on ABC in the U.S., and the long-running Russian format it's based on, What? Where? When?.
September 29, 2010

Shine International has announced a global distribution deal for the game show Million Dollar Mind Game, to air on ABC in the U.S., and the long-running Russian format it’s based on, What? Where? When?. The show sees teams of six compete against each other in answering a series of logic-based questions in 60 seconds. The Russian version has been on the air in its home country for 35 years, and Merv Griffin Productions is behind the U.S. version, which will air as six episodes on the American network. Shine International will unveil the format for the Russian show as well as format and tape for the U.S. version at MIPCOM.

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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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