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Episode 3

The Bottom Line, Series 16 Episode 3 of 10

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

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 17 Feb 2014 01:30

Contributors

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

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterEvan Davis
Interviewed GuestLouise Pedersen
Interviewed GuestRicardo Pereira
Interviewed GuestCharlie Parsons
ProducerSally Abrahams