Most international spin-offs
1. Big Brother was started in the
Netherlands, and international spin-offs have been created in USA,
Britain, Germany, Australia, Norway, Portugal, Denmark, Switzerland,
Malaysia, Greece, Belgium, China and Sweden.
2. Shmej rated Idol the number 1
show in South Africa when in started in 2002, but little did we know
this interactive show that took ordinary people and made them pop
superstars would lead to spin-offs in USA, Netherlands, Australia,
Canada, Germany, Belgium and New Zealand.
3. Who Wants to be a Millionaire has
screened in 100 countries, was started in Britain, and has spin-offs in
America, Australia, Philippines, India and Hong Kong. A video game has
also been created.
4. British game show The Weakest Link
extended to versions in USA, Australia, Greece, Belgium, Ireland, New
Zealand, Philippines, Hong Kong and Israel and lead to spin-offs in USA
and Britain. A video game has also been created.
5. Long-running US quiz show The Price
is Right has also been produced in Britain, Australia and Israel. It
began in 1956 and a new US version was created in 1972.