CBS Snares Format Rights For Quiz Show ‘Have You Been Paying Attention?’

CBS Snares Format Rights For Quiz Show ‘Have You Been Paying Attention?’
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CBS Studios International has announced an agreement with Working Dog Productions for the exclusive, worldwide format rights to comedy quiz show Have You Been Paying Attention?

Now in its sixth season, HYBPA? is broadcast on the CBS-owned Network Ten in Australia, and is the number one quiz show and the third-highest-rated overall show on the network in 2018, behind MasterChef Australia and The Bachelor Australia.

Using the format of a quiz show, each week host Tom Gleisner asks five well-known guests questions about the news of the week.

Paul Gilbert, senior vice president of international formats at CBS Studios International, said: “This agreement is a terrific example of the new synergies we have in Australia since acquiring Network Ten.

“We look forward to partnering with the team at Working Dog Productions to make HYBPA? a global success.”

Michael Hirsh, executive producer at Working Dog Productions, said: “We are proud and delighted to bring the show we love to the rest of the world.

“We’re grateful to CBS for the opportunity to share what has become the one Aussie show families bookmark to watch together every week.”

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