Talpa in Germany, WeMake in France and NBCUniversal-owned Matchbox Pictures in Australia have acquired a new gameshow format from Canada’s Media Ranch.

Watch! pits two teams of four against each other in a game of memory, challenging them to recall details of an extravagant variety show played out before them.

Producers Dan Munday and John Kirhoffer, who previously worked on hit format Survivor with its creator Mark Burnett, are behind Watch!.

These first three international deals have been sealed by Media Ranch founder, president and executive producer Sophie Ferron, who will be pitching the show at Mipcom in Cannes next month.

Ferron said: “We are thrilled that industry heavyweights with strong track records understand the enormous entertainment value that Watch! brings to the stage.

“We are taking Watch! to Mipcom where we anticipate continued high interest, based on the enthusiastic response we received in the short time pitching the show.”


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