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Greenlit: The Toy Box, ABC

The Toy Box –  The ultimate toy-competition series, providing talented designers with the chance of a lifetime: an opportunity to bring their toy concept to life with industry giant Mattel. The toys – and their inventors – are put through a series of trials and tests before facing the ultimate judges: a panel of no-nonsense, […]

Greenlit: My Diet is Better Than Yours, ABC

My Diet is Better Than Yours – Hosted by fitness expert Shaun T, creator of the workout phenomenon “Insanity,” this show brings together trainers Carolyn Barnes, Jovanka Ciares, Jay Cardiello, Dawn Jackson Blatner and Abel James, who each introduce diet and exercise plans with the potential to change viewers’ ideas about how to shed pounds. […]

Greenlit: #DanceBattle America, ABC

#DanceBattle America (1 x 60′) – Hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro (Americas Funniest Home Videos) and Jordin Sparks (American Idol winner), this network special was inspired by Hough and Menounos after the two engaged in a now famous dance battle via social media during the 2013 holiday season. The battle went viral and inspired other celebrities […]

Greenlit: 500 Questions, ABC

500 Questions (9 x 60′) – A game show event where the smartest people in the USA try to achieve the seemingly impossible task of answering 500 of the most difficult general knowledge questions ever devised. There’s only one simple rule: never get three wrong in a row — or you’re gone. No saves, no […]

Greenlit: Beyond the Tank, ABC

Beyond the Tank (10 x 60′) –  Looks back at past Shark Tank pitches and deals to examine the highs and lows that can come from an appearance in the tank. What lies in the aftermath of their investment? Did a promising deal turn sour or launch a million dollar profit margin? After closer inspection […]

Up: Edwina Waddy, Commissioning Editor, ABC (Australia)

Edwina Waddy has been promoted to the role of commissioning editor at ABC in Australia. Read more: C21 Media  

Greenlit: Rising Star, ABC

Rising Star (10 x  60′) – US version of Israeli format that completely reinvents the traditional singing competition as–for the first time ever–the audience has the final say in real time. The show follows a group of aspiring singers as they audition in live performances. During the performances, viewers vote via an App in real time […]

Greenlit: David Blaine: Real or Magic, ABC

David Blaine: Real or Magic (1 x ) –  David Blaine’s signature brand of street magic mystifies the most recognizable celebrities in the world, including Jamie Foxx, Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Ricky Gervais, Katy Perry, Woody Allen, and Robert DeNiro, to name a few. He goes into the homes of Kanye West and Harrison Ford, […]

Greenlit: The Wildlife Docs™, ABC

The Wildlife Docs™  – Whether assisting with the birth of tiger cubs or giving an elephant a pedicure, no day is the same for the zoological professionals of Busch Gardens® Tampa — the land-animal sister park to SeaWorld®. This series goes behind the scenes with this elite team of veterinarians, technicians and trainers as they […]

Greenlit: Stolen at Birth: A 20/20 Investigation, ABC

Stolen at Birth: A 20/20 Investigation – Who is Paul Fronzcak? Paul Fronczak was, until recently, believed to be the baby stolen from a Chicago hospital nearly 50 years ago. The intriguing case made headlines earlier this year when Paul, after years of uncertainty, took a DNA test that proved he is not the real Paul Fronzcak. […]

Greenlit: Whodunnit? ABC

Whodunnit? (9 x ) –  Reality competition series that puts 13 contestants’ investigative skills to the test. Each week players will use a variety of crime scene investigation techniques to meticulously uncover evidence that will ultimately reveal who among them is the killer. The interactive series will pit 13 amateur sleuths against each other in […]

Greenlit: Bet On Your Baby, ABC

Bet on Your Baby (8 x 60′) – A a new primetime game show in which parents try to predict their child’s next move in an effort to win money for their child’s future education, hosted by actress and comedienne Melissa Peterman. Every parent thinks they know their baby well, but are they willing to […]

Greenlit: The Taste, Nine Network (Australia), ABC (USA), Channel 4 (UK)

The Taste – Famed foodies Nigella Lawson and Anthony Bourdain head a distinct panel of four judges to pit America’s most skilled cooks against one another. The culinary superstars are going back to basics: The Taste! Both home cooks and restaurateurs are given the opportunity of a lifetime, as they sharpen their skills and train […]

Greenlit: Celebrity Splash, ABC, ITV

Celebrity Splash (aka Sterren Springen in The Netherlands) – Reality show featuring celebrities who undergo intensive training in order to compete in a high diving competition. Based on a Dutch format. Channel: ABC (USA), ITV Producer: Eyeworks USA TX: TBC Source: Eyeworks

Greenlit: Recipe Rehab, ABC

Recipe Rehab – Daytime series in which challenges two chefs to reinvent carb and fat heavy recipes to make them healthier. Originally a YouTube Everyday Health Channel web series. Channel: ABC Daytime Producer: Trium Entertainment TX: TBC Source: TBI

Greenlit: Troupe Star, ABC

Troupe Star (8 x 60′) – Reality competition series featuring military veterans and those still serving in the forces. Channel: ABC Producer: 5 Streams Global Entertainment TX: 12th January 2013 Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: Bad 25, ABC

Bad 25 –  Documentary about Michael Jackson to mark the 25th anniversary of the release of his album Bad, featuring interviews and previously unseen footage. Channel: ABC Producer: Spike Lee TX: November 2012 Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: Time Machine Chefs, ABC

Time Machine Chefs – Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a chef in 1416 A.D., or to cook in a medieval castle for kings and queens during the Tudor era? Well fasten your seatbelts and prepare for a journey through time. With no modern appliances, amenities, running water or electricity, four […]

Greenlit: The Taste, ABC

The Taste (8 x ) – Famed foodies Nigella Lawson and Anthony Bourdain head a distinct panel of four judges in this unique cooking competition pitting America’s most skilled cooks against one another. For the first time ever Anthony Bourdain and Nigella Lawson are teaming up to get down to what truly matters, the way […]

Greenlit: NY Med, ABC

NY Med (8 x ) – What do grandmothers, addicts and celebrities have in common? All of them seek care at Columbia and Weill Cornell Hospitals, the crown jewels of the prestigious New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. For a full year ABC cameras had unprecedented access to document the mayhem and the miracles […]

Greenlit: The Glass House, ABC

The Glass House – Interactive real-time reality competition where viewers are in charge of the game. Fourteen contestants will live and compete for a quarter million dollars in a totally wired, state-of-the-art house, playing not just against each other, but also playing to win over the viewing audience each week. Both online and through their […]

Greenlit: Duets, ABC

Duets  –  Competition series in which Kelly Clarkson, Lionel Richie, Jennifer Nettles and Robin Thicke scour the USA to find singers who will make the perfect duet. Each week the duos compete against each other in front of a live studio audience. At the end of the series the winning duo win a record contract. […]

Greenlit: Bud United Presents: The Big Time, ABC

Bud United Presents: The Big Time  (7 x 60′) – Reality series in which people are mentored by famous coaches, celebrities or professional athletes to help them achieve their biggest dream. Producer: @radical.media TX: TBC Source: Realscreen

Greenlit: The Great Big American Auction, ABC

The Great Big American Auction –  Ty Pennington (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition) travels the USA in search of valuable items hidden away in flea markets, alleys and attics. Heritage Auctions staff value the goods before they go up for auction. Channel: ABC Producer: Cineflix (Auction) Inc. TX: 8th December 2011 Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: You Deserve It, ABC (USA)

You Deserve It (6 x ) – Game show hosted by Brooke Burns and Chris Harrison in which people try to win money on behalf of a deserving person. Channel: ABC Producer: Kinetic Content TX: 21st November 2011 Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: Million Dollar Mind Game, ABC

Million Dollar Mind Game – Game show hosted by Vernon Kay in which teams of friends, family or colleagues attempt to use logic to answer a range of questions. The prize money builds up to $1 million dollars for the most questions answered correctly. Channel: ABC TX: 23rd October, 2011 Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: The Exit List, ITV1 / ABC

The Exit List (UK: 7 x 60′; USA: 1 x pilot)  – Presented by Matt Allwright (on ITV1), a pair of contestants descend into a giant 26 room maze. Every room contains an amount of cash, but one room, deep in the maze, holds £100,000. The trouble is, the further the contestants go in, the […]

Greenlit: The Revolution, ABC

The Revolution w/t ( x 60′) – Tim Gunn and a team of health and lifestyle experts including Kimberley Locke and celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak, follow the weight loss efforts of a different woman each week, stripped across the week. The first four days follow five months of diet and exercise, with a big reveal […]

Greenlit: The Chew, ABC

The Chew ( x 60′) – Five food and hospitality experts, including chef Mario Batali, Carla Hall, Michael Symon, nutritionist Daphne Oz and Clinton Kelly (What Not to Wear), discuss all aspects of food from family rituals to health benefits. Channel: ABC (USA) Producer: Gordon Elliot TX: September 2011 Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: America’s Karaoke Challenge, ABC

America’s Karaoke Challenge – Series telling the amazing story of a competition that draws thousands of the most talented singers together in the ultimate sing-off – the Karaoke World Championships USA. It’s a battle of performances from America’s biggest karaoke competition that will crown a new king and queen of karaoke. Channel:  ABC Producer: Lincoln […]

Greenlit: Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition, ABC

Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition ( x 60′) – In each episode, personal trainer Chris Powell moves in with a super obese person to help them lose weight with the help of exercise and good nutrition. Channel: ABC Producer: 3 Ball Productions / Eyeworks USA TX: 30th May 2011 Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: You Deserve It, ABC / ProSiebenSat.1

You Deserve It  (6 x 60′) – Gameshow format in which contestants compete for cash on behalf of a deserving friend or relative. Channel:  ABC (USA) / ProSiebenSat.1 (Germany) Producer: Dick de Rijk / Red Arrow Entertainment TX: TBC Source: TBI

Greenlit: Take the Money and Run, ABC

Take the Money and Run (6 x ) – Action/adventure competition reality series from the producers of “The Amazing Race” and CSI, combining all the elements of an edge-of-your-seat spy thriller with the excitement of rooting for real people in various locales outwitting high-level investigators. The cat and mouse format pits investigative professionals against everyday people […]

Greenlit: Expedition Impossible, ABC

Expedition Impossible – Three teams attempt to solve puzzles in a challenging outdoor environment in an “Indiana Jones-style” competition reality show. Adventurer, zoologist, big cat trainer and all-around risk taker Dave Salmoni hosts the show, which features ordinary people doing the extraordinary in the biggest adventure of their lives. The show will feature 13 teams of […]

Greenlit: Downfall, ABC

Downfall –  A gameshow that takes place on top of a skyscraper. Contestants answer questions for a chance to win $1m. If they answer incorrectly, their winnings are thrown off the edge of the building. According to The Hollywood Reporter contestants might also face ” a controlled plunge, though that part is still being worked […]

Greenlit: Bachelor Pad, ABC

Bachelor Pad (7x ) – Chris Harrison hosts this new reality series in which twenty former contestants of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette move into a big house and compete over a series of challenges. Channel: ABC Producer: Next Entertainment / Warner Horizon TX: Late summer 2010 Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: Conveyor Belt of Love, ABC

Conveyor Belt of Love (1x ) – Five women  get 60 seconds to pick an eligible partner from 30 men who are rolling past on a conveyor belt. If she sees a better one come past, she can put her first choice back on the belt. Channel: ABC Producer: Endemol USA TX: 4th January 2010 […]

Greenlit: Obese, ABC

Obese w/t (6×60′) – Ob doc series follows six obese people (one per episode) over the course of one year. Channel: ABC Producer: 3 Ball Productions TX: 2011 Source: Cynopsis

Greenlit: Flash Forward Keyword Campaign, ABC.com

Flash Forward is an ABC drama series that gives the world’s population a glimpse into their future, which forces everybody to decide whether they will fulfill or try to avoid their destinies. To promote the series  ABC.com has launched a ‘keyword campaign’ that embeds keywords in the end credits of each episode. Eventually, the words […]

Greenlit: The Fast & the Funniest, ABC

The Fast & the Funniest – The Amazing Race meets Last Comic Standing in this competition reality show that sees a group of comics compete against each other in a series of USA-wide challenges. The first three comedians to reach the final venue perform a comedy gig in a bid to win cash. Channel: ABC […]

Greenlit: Shaq Vs., ABC

Shaq Vs. (5 x 60′) –  Shaquille O’Neal pits himself against top athletes such as American football quarterback Ben Roethlisberger  and Olympic swimming champ Michael Phelps as he challenges them at their own sports. He will train for a week with each athelete before they compete; he will negotiate a handicap to level out the […]

Greenlit: Jamie Oliver / Ryan Seacrest City Makeover, ABC

Jamie Oliver / Ryan Seacrest City Makeover (currently untitled) (6×60′) – Reality series in which Jamie Oliver supersizes his efforts to get people eating healthily as he joins Ryan Seacrest in an ambitious attempt to improve the diet and health of people in some of the unhealthiest cities in America. Channel: ABC Producer: Ryan Seacrest […]

Greenlit: Shark Tank, ABC

Shark Tank (8×60′) – US versions of Dragons’ Den – with bigger deals. And sharks. (But no dragons.) Would-be entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas in the hope of persuading one of the sharks to invest their own money in their business. But the sharks inevitably want a bigger bite of the business, so the entrepreneuers […]

Greenlit: Crash Course, ABC

Crash Course (pilot) – competition show in which couples have to plan their strategy before attempting to drive along roads that have been booby-trapped with fallen trees and rockfalls. Channel: ABC Producer: A. Smith & Co TX: Summer 09 (alongside Wipeout) Source: C21

Greenlit: Dating in the Dark, ABC

Dating in the Dark Channel: ABC Producer: Talpa Content / Endemol USA Source: C21