Sale to RTL follows the major ratings success in Brazil and Slovenia of the reality format owned and created by Abot Hameiri
The show will be launched as “Das Sommerhaus der Stars – Kampf der Promipaare”
Dori Media Group (“DMG”, “the Company”) announces that the popular “Power Couple” reality show format, created by Abot Hameiri has been sold to Germany, where it will be produced locally by Seapoint Productions GmbH & Co. KG and will be aired on RTL in the summer.
The show will be called “Das Sommerhaus der Stars – Kampf der Promipaare” and it will be launched on July 13th on an 8:15 PM primetime slot. The series will be made up of 4 episodes each lasting 90 minutes, where 7 celebrity couples will battle each other for big prizes.
Seapoint, together with its sister company Bantry Bay, is part of a group of independent German production companies, backed by German producer-distributor Beta Film. Bantry Bay and Seapoint work for all TV broadcasters and media platforms in the market place. Recent Seapoint productions include the German version of “Dancing With the Stars” – “Let’s Dance” and “Verdachtsfälle Spezial – Wache Köln-Ost” for RTL.
“Power Couple” gives ten couples extreme challenges to test how well they really know each other. In this game, couples can convert the closeness of their relationships and their knowledge of each other into big cash prizes. The format has been taken to over 10 territories internationally including: Brazil, Slovenia, Italy, Portugal, South Africa, USA, China, India and more. The debut show on Rede Record network in Brazil improved its timeslot ratings by 38%.
Nadav Palti, CEO & President of Dori Media Group commented: “Cross-continental sales of “Power Couple” demonstrate the momentum we are building with this format and how it appeals to a variety of audiences across different territories. Given RTL’s reach and focus on quality content, we are delighted to have secured the sale and we are confident that “Power Couple” will also become a hit in Germany. Due to its broad appeal we fully expect the format to continue to sell across the globe.”