'Singletown' by Keshet Expands, Dplay orders Nordic Digital Remakes


Dating reality shows achieve good results in digital, Dplay orders one from Keshet International.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Dating reality format 'Singletown', originally developed for British linear channel ITV2, expands to digital. First adaptation for non-linear media has been ordered recently by Dplay in Denmark and then also confirmed for a Norwegian remake. Details below.


Danish adaptation / dating reality / Dplay

Smartshow.tv says / Discovery Networks’ Dplay orders Danish and Norwegian versions of this youth-skewing format. Dating reality genre achieves good results on digital platforms with 'Singletown' being a solid, well-structured format that can follow the success of 'Temptation Island' and 'Ex on the Beach'.

Synopsis / Real-life couples press pause on their relationships to spend one incredible summer experiencing the single life to see if their real life relationship really is the one for them.

Good to know / A format distributed by Keshet International / Dutch version will be produced by Banijay’s Nordisk Film TV.


Also In development for digital:

  • HBO Max greenlights Untitled Cooking Project with Selena Gomez, a 10-episode cooking show featuring Gomez as she navigates unfamiliar territory: making delicious meals while stuck at home in quarantine. warnermediagroup.com
  • HBO Max also confirms multi-generational family docusoap The House of Ho about a family that immigrated from Vietnam to the United States with little money, relying on hard work to establish the ultimate American dream. warnermediagroup.com
  • Apple TV+ announces Greatness Code, a short-form docu series that spotlights untold stories from athletes, examining a pivotal moment that defined their career. apple.com

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