Formatbiz is an Italian News Headline focused on TV formats, TV Markets and TV Industry since 2009.
We provide you trusted and official TV News from Italy and the rest of the world with a particular focus on Italy (as we are Italians) with an International overview.
We select the latest global and Italian news about formats (scripted and unscripted).
We filter the most important news about the TV Industry for you.

We can provide a concrete tool for television TV professionals, writers, producers, broadcasters, students, friends.
Through the monitoring of the most important Format Markets we offer an expertise in format trends and TV genres definition's area.

Formatbiz was founded by journalist Maria Chiara Duranti in 2009 when she left Mediaset after 15 years of activity dedicated to monitoring the formats and TV International markets.

Formatbiz has been on the field since the beginning when all the big things happened. She was there when Big Brother premiered in Netherlands the 16th of September in 1999, she also visited the little office of Paul Smith Celador Ceo, known for the global hit Who wants be a Millionaire? In London.
Her long career in the International TV Industry started since the format’s origin.
Formatbiz connects producers, broadcasters, distributors, and authors all over the world, through the PR and Press Agency service, both in Italy and abroad.
Our Press Agency also offers an article writing and reporting service to publicize foreign proposals in Italy, not only through the website, but also on Facebook and Twitter.