Media Ranch has closed several format deals in French-speaking Canada and Europe, including one with Germany’s Imago TV for Big Love.

Big Love follows three overweight couples for eight months while they try to ditch their bad habits and their extra pounds to rekindle the spark, demonstrating how weight fluctuation can impact relationships. Judge for One Day was also sold in Germany (SEO Entertainment/Fish Will Wurm), as well as in France (Banijay France), the Netherlands (Tuvalu), the U.K. (RDF Television) and Flemish Belgium. The first French Belgian episode aired on RTL in November. The social-experiment program sees judgment of a crime by eight ordinary people who sit in the judge’s chair for a day.

Additionally, Manipulator was sold into French Canada (Productions Desferlantes). Manipulator is a sociological program exploring how humans are easily manipulated. The show employs experiments, scientific data and brain research to demonstrate the premise…

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