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Successful TV formats like Big Brother, Pop Idol, X-Factor and Who Wants To Be A Millionaire are sold and broadcast all round the world, netting their creators billions of pounds. But how can you protect such a valuable asset? And are too many copycat versions saturating the market and crushing original ideas? Evan Davis finds out from those at the top of the lucrative global industry of TV formats.

Guests:
Charlie Parsons, Creator of Survivor and CEO, Castaway Television Productions
Louise Pedersen, Managing Director, all3media international
Ricardo Pereira, TV Globo Director for Europe

Producer: Sally Abrahams.

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 15 Feb 2014 17:30

Evan Davis

Evan Davis
Presenter of The Bottom Line

Charlie Parsons

Charlie Parsons
Creator of Survivor and CEO, Castaway Television Productions

Louise Pedersen

Louise Pedersen
Managing Director, all3media international

Ricardo Pereira

Ricardo Pereira
TV Globo Director for Europe
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