Formats: 'Supercrafters' Launched in Sweden, 'All Inclusive' in Germany

All Inclusive, RTL II

Weekly format update - new launches, ratings, upcoming TV shows.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Weekly review of what hapenned in the TV formats industry:

German broadcaster RTL II has become the third channel to adapt Elk Entertainment's format 'All Inclusive' (pictured, local title 'All Inclusive – Mit Kind und Koffer zur neuen Liebe'), in which single moms and dads go on a vacation, while their kids are there too for a support and honest feedback. The show has achieved 6.1% share in 14-49 on Tuesday 8-10PM slot, which is slightly above channel's average.

Also from Elk Entertainment comes a new format 'Supercrafters', in which "seven passionate and creative contestants compete to be Sweden’s number #1 crafter". According to the distributer, it had a 2.0 rating and a 8.4 percent share in the 15-44 demo on Sjuan. More about the show.

NBC aired 'American Ninja Warrior: All Stars' special in the Tuesday 8PM slot, previously occupied by 'The Celebrity Apprentice'. Ratings boosted to a 1.4 in 18-49, besting Celebrity Apprentice's 0.9 run according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Red Arrow's dating format 'Kiss Bang Love' remains strong in its original territory, with season 2 premiering on ProSieben Germany with 1.4 million total viewers and 15.3% share in 14-49 in 10:30PM slot. Another strong performer, 'Germany's Next Topmodel' (17.4% share in 14-49), served as a lead-in. Season 1 averaged almost 13% according to

This week’s highlights:

  • After the U.S. premiere, a new game show format 'The Wall' launches in France (Monday, February 27, 7PM, TF1)
  • The Global Agency's couple cooking contest ’My Wife Rules’ launches in France as ’Chéri(e), c'est moi le chef!’ in a daily slot starting Monday, February 27, (5PM, France 2)