Keshet International’s Help! I Can’t Cook has been optioned by Shine France, the local producers of Masterchef, prior to its official MIPCOM launch.
“The culinary competition is definitely a genre that we know very well at Shine France. Help! I Can’t Cook fits into the DNA of our programming perfectly: a great quality entertainment show combined with ‘feel-good TV’. We look forward to working on the project” says Thierry Lachkar, CEO Shine France.
The premiere of Help! I Can’t I Cook on Keshet Broadcasting was the second highest-rated original reality launch ever in Israel (after Rising Star) and the highest of 2014 peaking with a 46.2% share. The show has held its audience week on week with its fourth episode on Saturday 4 October attracting an average of 41% share – an increase in ratings of 16% for the slot year on year.
The next generation of reality-cooking shows has a delicious and hilarious flavor. Take 10 “kitchenophobe” celebrities, who haven’t the slightest clue about cooking, mix in some large egos and diehard competitive streaks, add a sprinkling of spicy tasks, and a lot of star quality. Stir it all up and bake for three weeks in a closed doors culinary institute and you get Help! I Can’t Cook the new hit recipe for a stand-out reality show: food, celebs and comedy. Best served hot and hilarious.
Visit the Keshet International stand R8.C9, Riviera 8, Palais Des Festivals, at MIPCOM 13 – 16 October 2014
ABOUT SHINE FRANCE: Creating emotions since 2009
The Voice, MasterChef, Best bakery, BabyBoom, What Do I Know ?, Tunnel… since it was founded in 2009, Shine France has constantly been producing new shows, broken ratings records and has established itself on every channel and in every genre: entertainment, game shows, documentaries, real life television, investigations and drama.
The French subsidiary of Shine Group has established its own style in producing feel good TV programs which promote positive values.
With 161 hours of programs broadcasted in prime time in 2013 and with 215 million viewers, Shine France is the leader in innovation and dynamism.
Shine France produces and distributes formats from the Shine Group catalogue and develops original creations for the French market and French territories (North Africa, Belgium, Quebec).
With a strong and ambitious acquisition strategy, Shine France has entered into an exclusive partnership with Talpa for the French adaptation of formats created by John de Mol.
Shine France has 6 branches of ideas: entertainment, real life television, life style, Shine France Films, Presse&Co and Shine 360.
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ABOUT KESHET INTERNATIONAL
Keshet International is Keshet Media Group’s global distribution and production arm. Headed by CEO Alon Shtruzman, it includes Keshet’s local production outposts (Keshet Productions UK, Keshet Australia, Keshet Canada and Keshet DCP in the US) as well as its global distribution arm.
KI’s catalogue consists of over 60 tried and tested properties that appeal to audiences worldwide, spanning all genres.
Highlights include hit drama Prisoners of War, the original Israeli version of prime time Emmy® winner Homeland; hit interactive talent show Rising Star; International Emmy® nominated docu-reality format Dear Neighbors, Help our Daughter Find Love; talent show Master Class; cross platform format 50 Things You Have to Know; reality dating format Girlfri3nds; game show The Vault; and the International Emmy® award-winning ‘buddy comedy’ Traffic Light.
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