Media Ranch is now the TV format catalogue of the leading Danish broadcaster DR. Under the agreement, Media Ranch will represent all DR formats internationally and create a special “DR collection” for its own format catalogue, which will quadruple the entire Media Ranch format catalogue.
DR is a Danish public-service radio and television broadcasting company. Founded in 1925 as a public-service organization, it is Denmark’s oldest and largest electronic media enterprise. DR is a founding member of the European Broadcasting Union.
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LIST OF DR FORMATS
- 180 Days
- A Dish to Die For
- Blast from the past
- Blissful Ignorance
- Celebrity identity
- Cinderella stories
- clash of the comedians
- Comedy on the edge
- CSM_EP09_PHILIPPE BOND
- Defenders, the
- Ends with murder
- Extra ordinary people
- Fellow Imagineers
- For genert til at date – virtuel dating
- Generation XL
- High note
- Housing abroad
- How evil are you
- I will fix you
- Judge for one day
- Just ask
- Living with the orchestra
- Me and my schoolmates
- Meet the Jensens
- Messing with your mind
- Nations best cake
- Never to late
- Open house
- Peaceful homes
- Perfect heist, the
- Pimp my school picture
- Private investigation
- Quiz of the year
- Shit we never talk about
- Story of ….
- Terra Nossa – Quim Barreiros
- Ticket to love
- What´s the score
And many more… Contact us for more details!
English content only!
QTF: QUICK TURNAROUND FORMATS
CLASH OF THE COMEDIANS
Denmark | 14 x 30’ | Factual/ Comedy Show
2 well-known comedians challenge each other in crazy and fun sports. The two celebrities are trained by a high-profile sports expert, and they then take part in a real competition, primarily competing against each other. The comedians are 100-percent committed to each sport and deliver a unique entertainment program with an opportunity to learn more about both the comedians and the sport.
Denmark | 10 x 30’ | Factual / Comedy Show
Who will do the dishes? If I crash at a friends’ house, do I have to pay for food? Is it alright to have a hobby that includes dressing up as a pony and walk the
streets? What might seem as insignificant questions among friends, families and lovers are usually the ones that are hard to find an answer for. And they can cause
a lot of debate. Sometimes it would be easier if someone else were to judge what is right or wrong in these scenarios. Therefore, a host invites two celebrities and a jury of ordinary people into his courtroom. They will now be the judges of these insignificant questions that often cause friends, family and lovers to have heated and emotional debates.
SH*T WE NEVER TALK ABOUT
Denmark | 14 x 30’ | Factual
A hilarious and provocative show where participants discuss the things we are all normally too shy to discuss. Conversations happen in the places and
locations related to the taboo subject. Would you talk about death in a coffin? How about discussing extramarital affairs while in bed with your spouse? Bodily functions while half-naked with others in a sauna? We all experience the same human experiences and embarrassments – it’s time to say aloud the sh*t we never
BAKING IN THE DARK
Denmark | 35 x 28’ | Cooking Competition
A great baking show with a twist for the whole family. Everyday participants as well as celebrity editions make this a versatile show where can’t have your cake
and see it too. Do you think you’re good at baking? But what if you’re baking and the lights are suddenly turned off and the competition takes place in total darkness? An exciting show where anything can happen and all 5 senses are put to the test!
TRUE SEX CONFESSIONS
Canada | 13 x 30’ | Factual / Re-enactment
The format features everyday people confessing their most exciting, passionate, funny or romantic real life sexual encounters. Each episode will feature three intimate stories retold through compelling personal testimony of the participants and dramatic reconstruction tastefully illustrated by actors. The episodic themes explore a wide range of topics celebrating sexuality.
Canada | Original run 7 seasons,<br /> relaunch 7 seasons, 1911x 30’ | Studio Based Dating Game
Swipe right on the person of your dreams in this studio-based dating game show! “Blind Dating” creates perfect matches between three single men and three single women. In each episode, without seeing each other, the participants must find their love match by simply answering questions while digging for clues – and some dirt – on social media. Watch these singles try to impress, get picked and go home with a mate. A hit show in French Canada for many years!
IN THE CAR
Switzerland | 10 x 30’ | Branded / Reality /<br /> Competition
A new reality show in which five people are challenged to live, eat and sleep in a car for ten full days – 24 hours per day, all together! The prize for the winner
will be the car itself. With every day a new challenge is thrown at the contestants. It’s intense, claustrophobic, lively, and unpredictable… the car may be small, but anything can happen in it. This series combines maximum entertainment value with low production costs.
SURPRISE SUR PRISE
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This unique hidden camera series has made millions of TV viewers laugh at loud at a string of practical jokes played on international celebrities. The format package features complete production bibles of over 500 original and intricately-executed practical jokes to be played on celebrities.
SING OR SWIPE
Canada | 30 x 60’ | Singing Competition /<br /> Celebrity Performance
A half-hour music competition where amateur singers at home are videoconferenced into a big shiny studio, where they sing a duet with their favorite celebrity musician, who is on stage. The best amateur-singers win the chance to record a song in person with the famous singer. SPLIT SCREEN appeals to both music lovers as well as game-show lovers.
Denmark | 24 x 30’ | Factual / Big Event / Interview
Why would anyone choose to be a paparazzo or a porn star or a mortician? What do their eveyday lives look like? In this studio-based show, people
that lead unusual, taboo or controversial lives sit on stage and open up about everything. Taped live, the in-studio and home-audience get a fascinating firsthand account and engage in conversation. You want to know something? Just ask.
WATCH! ... and don’t forget to remember
Canada | 60 min | Prime Time / Game Show / Variety
2 teams of 4 stand on a shiny floor to witness the greatest variety show. They have to use their memory skills and answer questions about what they just saw… because the more they remember, the more money they win!
RACING TO SURVIVE
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A never-before-seen competition where 7 men and 7 women face the challenge of their lives! They race across the world’s most pristine nature and various climates through forests, rivers, snow and sand; through cities, countrysides and continents! The goal is to be fastest and first to the finish line, while being
weighed down by every piece of garbage they generate along the way – which they must carry on their backs. Without ever saying so explicitly, this competition-series mirrors the challenges of the global climate crisis through epic adventure and a celebration of majestic nature.
Canada | 60 minutes, Daily Strip | Dating Show – Primetime
In the hopes of finding their single adult child a date, parents invite three suitors on a 48-hour family trip in order to choose the perfect mate. Will they find love, or the nearest exit!? On the journey to love, there are few milestones more awkward and stressful than the first vacation with a partner’s parents. It’s also the best ways for parents to see if the love in their child’s life is a good fit or not. In order to see what three potential suitors are made of, after experiencing dating challenges, one only candidate will survive under the scrutiny of the parents and win a chance to date the singleton.
WHAT’S THE SCORE?
Denmark| 60 minutes x 32 episodes | Quiz Show
A primetime hit game show about classical music that’s been a massive hit on DR2 since 2016! Two teams of musical experts battle it out, trying to be the best at a series of fun, unique and skill-testing challenges. Who will be the first to identify a piece of music played backwards? How many notes do you need
to identify a piece of music? And which piece of classical music has inspired a pop song or other works? The show is full of fun and facts – and above all, great music! It has tripled the audience in the primetime slot, and season 6 is coming up!
Denmark| 60 minutes x 8 episodes | Cooking Competition
In each episode, 2 families battle it out to cook the best meals possible and to win the honor of “the top family of chefs”. Each week, a new family is crowned a winner! Challenges are diverse and relate to real-life, including having to serve food to the public, who are invited into the studio for a taste! From cozy homestyle meals to food-truck style snacks, the families are pushed outside their comfort zone to prepare awesome plates and get closer to each other in the process. A family that cooks together, stays together! Stand -alone episodes with an option to have winning families returning for an epic battle in the last episode.
TOO SHY TO DATE
Denmark| 30 minutes x 8 episodes | Dating Show
Do introverted people really benefit from VR technology? From the 4 couples who participated in season 1, 3 couples are still dating!! 8 introverted people who cannot find love in real life, enter a virtual reality world to match with a mate. We explore the lives of each participant in the real world, and then join them as they navigate their avatars towards meeting and dating potential partners. During the VR dates, the couples have different assignments and challenges that help solidify a bond between them. When the participants
meet the real version of the avatar they have been courting in VR, will it change their perspective? Will they be able to be as open in the world as they are in VR? Will they stay together, or be too shy to date?
Denmark | 6 x 42’ | Factual / Reality
Being in a relationship makes you fat. Three couples who have all put on a lot of weight since they fell for each other have agreed to be part of an experiment. Will eight months be enough for them to ditch their bad habits and their extra pounds and rekindle the spark? Can a faded relationship with excess weight turn into a rejuvenated relationship?
Canada | 60 minutes | Primetime
Couples ask a celebrity divorce-lawyer to makeover their relationship. The catch? To get a real sense of the marriage, the lawyer has to move in!
JUDGE FOR ONE DAY
Denmark | 8 x 30’ | Factual / Re-enactment
When a crime is committed, we all agree that the perpetrator should be caught and judged. But, what should the sentence be? Eight ordinary people are given the opportunity to be judges for a day. They watch the exact same reconstruction of crimes, but vary wildly in their sentences. Will their decisions match the real verdict? How would you serve justice?
COMEDY ON THE EDGE
Denmark | 5 seasons, 6 x 28’ each | Factual
A comedian explores towns and communities that have fallen on hard times. He/she spends 48 hours with the people on the ground and learns about who they really are. The comedian ends the trip with a stand-up show, using the healing power of laughter to cheer-up and shine a light on these communities. Does he/she “get” who the people are and what makes them tick?
Netherlands | 1 season, 8 x 50’ | Competition
The ultimate feel good talent show that celebrates beauty, creativity and human spirit while searching for the best amateur painter in the tradition of Rembrandt. A project that took the Netherlands by surprise as the new and
most refreshing smash hit on NPO1! The show was a hit with over 1 million viewers each Sunday on NPO1 in the Netherlands.
GET LOST HONEY
Denmark | 3 x 30’ | Social Experiment
An increasing number of young adults live at home well into their 20s. The easy life of “no laundry and free rent” is taking its toll on mom and dad. In this series, 3 “live-at-homes” are lovingly forced to leave their nest and move into an apartment together. Will the make it on their own, or will they go back to mom and dad?
THE STORY OF...
Denmark | 10 x 60’ | Factual / Drama / Re-enactment
Where do we come from? What is our shared, common past? And how did we become who we are? Through ten episodes, “The Story of” brings viewers on a fascinating journey through the past and into the present.
Denmark | 6 x 28’ | Social Experiment
For 180 Days, people leave the comfort of their lives to live alongside people experiencing an opposite existence. Is 180 days enough to change our views? Is it enough to change who we are? In the first season, five students attempt to find out by living side by side with senior citizens in a nursing home for six
Denmark | 8 x 45’ | Social Expirement / Makeover /<br /> Inspirational Reality
An interior designer helps victims of domestic abuse move into houses and apartments after spending time in shelters, and turn these new homes into spaces of peace, confidence, safety and comfort.
TICKET TO LOVE
Denmark | 6 x 30 | Factual / Dating Show
Four brave singles have agreed to participate in an experiment in which the only requirement they need to have is a name. The singles each receive two plane tickets; one with their own name on it, and one with the most common
name amongst people in their age group. It is up to the singles to find a date with this common name, and convince them to go on the flight. And, they must find this date before the plane takes off! Will their chances of finding love be greater, when all you need is a name? And will they give love a chance when
they’re forced to travel, live and sleep in the same room on their first date?
THE PERFECT HEIST
Denmark | 60 mins or 4 x 30’ | Factual
Perfect Heist can be a one-off as originally aired or formatted as a miniseries. A mentalist attempts to steal a valuable painting from a major auction house. The people of the auction house have every opportunity to protect
the painting as they are given a fair warning of what’s To come. However, the power the mentalist has over the people is amazing and what we witness seems
PAY IT FORWARD
Canada | 60 mins | Factual Entertainment/Inspirational Reality
The basis for this show, and for life, is simple, yet powerful: Find people that need help and help them. There’s only one catch – once a person has received help, he or she must pay it forward and help someone else. Together, we will create a chain of kindness. Real people. Real problems. Real change… The journey to make the world a better place starts with one good deed. Created over a decade ago, the original Quebec format “Donnez au suivant”, has aired over 60 episodes and transformed the lives of over 10 000 people and counting…
Canada | Interactive Murder Mystery / Alternate Reality Game
A landlord is found dead and 6 tenants are suspects. It is up to you to discover who killed him, how and why! This murder mystery format centres around a detective’s call to action for players to solve the crime. Written in
360 degrees, “The Judas” is the ultimate alternate reality game where fiction
and reality meet with astounding results.
1 DAY, 2 TEAMS, 3 ANIMALS
Denmark | 3 seasons, 12 x 45’ | Wildlife / Competition / Green
Two teams of experts have been challenged to find three endangered species in 24 hours before it is too late. They have one day, they are two teams and must find three endangered species. The successful team wins a money prize
for the environmental charity of their choice.
Denmark | 6 x 45’ | Talent Show / Competition
5 furniture designers compete to be the next Design Star and have their winning piece produced and sold in stores! The pressure is on to design, choose materials, and producing the finished piece within a limited time. Still
airing with growing numbers on DR1 each week!
Canada | 13 x 60’ | Factual
A powerful, raw and provocative never-before-seen factual series from Quebec that looks at the hard truth of separation. A high-profile celebrity divorce lawyer works with a renowned family psychologist to conciliate between couples that are divorced, in the process of divorcing, or on the verge of divorcing. They resolve issues including custody arrangements, pensions and financial problems.
Canada | 13 x 30’ | Scripted Comedy Drama
A new dramedy where we follow two multigenerational families waiting in
various sorts of lines… Just like us, they may feel alone in these forced and confined moments, but can find new friends and shared experiences with others in line. This simple backdrop brings strangers and their loved-ones
together and can also highlight how easy it is to get on each other’s nerves!
Netherlands | 3 seasons, 21 x 40’ | Factual
A team of experts take up the ultimate challenge to reconstruct 8 of the most
diverse Dutch ‘masterpiece ’paintings. After 5 weeks of work, the original painting and the reconstruction will be hung next to each other in the museum for comparison. The question is – has the team succeeded in unravelling the
master’s secret? The format already has a lot of interesting spin-offs such as a beautiful coffee table book, theatre shows and all Masterpieces are now exhibited in a museum, which is breaking visitor’s records each day with this collection!
Denmark | 2 seasons, 13 x 28’ | Factual
Using shocking experiments, scientific data, sociology experts and the latest brain research, this series reveals how easily we are controlled and influenced. In every episode, a master psychological manipulator performs a mind-boggling experiment on participants and manipulates them with terrifying ease.
MY NEXT EMPIRE
Denmark | 6 x 35’ | Factual / Competition / Reality
Billionaire and serial investor Lars Seier Christensen is looking for Denmark’s best entrepreneurs. Going through a carefully planned investment program, 18 specially selected upstarts will be tested to their
limits as they compete for an investment of up to ten million kroner from one of the richest men in Denmark.
HYPNOTIZE MY HEART
Denmark | 6 x 28’ | Factual
A mentalist & hypnotherapist attempt to spark up a young couple’s dating life using remarkable techniques! On this journey of self-discovery, the couple is exposed to their subconscious and must confront all that holds them back from finding love. Under hypnosis, they get to experience a great date – but what happens when the effects wear off? Will they be able to stand on their own two feet?