It has been reported that ‘Got Talent’ boss, Simon Cowell is currently in talks to create talent show formats for streaming service, Netflix. The TV personality and executive has talked developing formats for many months but this recent update provides more of an insight into where can expect Cowell’s next big show.
Simon Cowell in talks with Netflix to create new talent shows exclusive to the streaming service
Simon Cowell is making news today with a recent report, claiming Cowell is set to take part in talks with streaming service, Netflix. The TV judge has spoken on developing formats with his team for many months, claiming one in particular he is very confident about.
“Simon’s moving with the times and thinks that his formats could work for Netflix. A meeting with his team and their Content Acquisition team has been penciled in for September,” the Sun broke this evening.
“Simon has a proven track record of success with Got Talent and The X Factor – but he wants to move with the times and see what Netflix thinks of some of their new TV ideas.”
According to NBC, Cowell’s record-breaking ‘Got Talent’ format airs 184 versions of the show across the world and ‘Got Talent: The Champions’ spin-off currently aired in the United Kingdom, The United States and an upcoming season in Australia.
“They still believe there is life in talent shows and Simon is keen to see if they could make something work on Netflix. It’s early days but it’s all very exciting. Simon is an ideas man and loves when his team come up with wacky new ideas.”
“And they think Netflix could be the perfect home for some of their ideas.”
Simon has just finalized a deal, cutting ties with Sony, regaining full control of Syco Entertainment, the company we can expect to work on Simon’s new formats.