As part of a multi-seasons Syco Entertainment and FremantleMedia announced an agreement committing “Mongolia’s Got Talent” by Mongol TV, who will broadcast the first local version of the most successful television format in the world, “Got Talent”.
The total number of local versions in Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and the Americas is 67, with 193 countries that broadcast the show worldwide. In addition to creating a local version of the format, Mongol TV will acquire season 8 of “Britain’s Got Talent”.
The British version is still the biggest entertainment show in the UK, and in 2014 the final in ITV exceeded 12 million viewers for the seventh consecutive year. Simon Cowell, creator of “Got Talent” said: “Mongolia is one of the last countries in the world to have ‘Got Talent’ in the air, so I’m absolutely delighted that Mongol TV present the show next year.”
Meanwhile CecileFrot-Coutaz, CEO, FremantleMedia, said: “‘Got Talent’ has become a format that breaks records worldwide, combining extraordinary acts with great stories that transcend geographic, linguistic and cultural boundaries. We look forward to working with Mongol TV to create a local version which I’m sure will discover a variety of hidden talents of this part of the world.”
Nomin Chinbat, CEO of Mongol TV, concluded: “When I found out that SimonCowell was at MIPCOM saying that ‘Got Talent’ had to be in Mongolia, I immediately decided to raise up to the challenge. The Mongols are great artists, and this format is a great fit for Mongol TV.”