CBS Studios International has taken the format rights to airplane game show The Game Plane after agreeing a licensing deal with series producer Alpine Labs. The deal gives CBSSI format rights in all territories except the United States and Canada.
The Game Plane sees an unsuspecting plane of passengers taking part in a game show, in which they can win prizes such as hotel suites, five-star dining experiences and luxury vacations. Each passenger receive a playing card when they’re on board and if their card is called, the passenger is invited to play one of many games that have been created for the show and adapted to be played on a commercial airplane.
The original series was created by created by Kevin Abrams, developed by Jeff Mirkin and produced by Alpine Labs. The Game Show is hosted by Mark L. Walberg and airs is first run syndication in the United States. It was recently renewed for a second season, which is set to premiere this September.
“The Game Plane is a terrific show with a unique twist, making it the perfect format for broadcasters looking to give audiences an exclusive game show experience,” said Paul Gilbert, Senior Vice President of International Formats at CBS Studios International.
While Kevin Abrams, Chief Executive Officer of Alpine Labs added: “We look forward to working with CBS Studios International on The Game Plane, which has already demonstrated its success as a format in U.S. syndication.”
Check out a trailer for the US series below: