MIPTV Briefs: TF1 Goes ‘Boom!’ With Keshet Format; Zig Zag/Screenz Team On ‘Sofa King Clever’; FremantleMedia Takes ‘Punk’d’ Overseas, Asks ‘Who Lives Here?’

As the Mip-TV market gets underway in Cannes, Keshet International has announced its first offshore rights deal for ticking time bomb show, Boom!. France‚Äôs TF1 has acquired the format that just debuted in Israel to powerhouse ratings and is expected to be a big seller here this week. The game show sets a squad of four players the challenge of defusing eight replica bombs by answering trivia questions correctly within a strict time limit. The multiple choice responses are represented by different color wires. If the player gets an answer right, the prize money remains intact and the squad advances. If they cut the wrong wire, or run out of time, the bomb explodes spewing material across the studio and shaking the set. The team loses one player per exploded bomb, and 25% of the potential prize money. Keshet DCP is developing the show for the U.S. (more…)

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