steepholm (steepholm) wrote,
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It takes a Global Village (to get these ratings)

A quick quiz on the origins of global TV franchises. That these are international shows is no secret, though I suspect that many are popularly regarded as domestic product, but where did they begin?

Poll #1932383 Franchise Fever

Dragons' Den/Dragons' Lair/Shark Tank originated in...

United States
1(16.7%)
United Kingdom
2(33.3%)
Netherlands
2(33.3%)
Japan
1(16.7%)
Australia
0(0.0%)

Big Brother originated in...

United States
1(14.3%)
United Kingdom
3(42.9%)
Netherlands
3(42.9%)
Japan
0(0.0%)
Australia
0(0.0%)

Who Wants to be a Millionaire originated in...

United States
2(33.3%)
United Kingdom
4(66.7%)
Netherlands
0(0.0%)
Japan
0(0.0%)
Australia
0(0.0%)

The Apprentice originated in...

United States
4(66.7%)
United Kingdom
1(16.7%)
Netherlands
1(16.7%)
Japan
0(0.0%)
Australia
0(0.0%)

The Voice originated in...

United States
1(16.7%)
United Kingdom
1(16.7%)
Netherlands
0(0.0%)
Japan
1(16.7%)
Australia
3(50.0%)

The X Factor originated in...

United States
1(16.7%)
United Kingdom
4(66.7%)
Netherlands
0(0.0%)
Japan
0(0.0%)
Australia
1(16.7%)

[Wherever's] Next Top Model originated in...

United States
5(83.3%)
United Kingdom
0(0.0%)
Netherlands
1(16.7%)
Japan
0(0.0%)
Australia
0(0.0%)

Dating in the Dark originated in...

United States
0(0.0%)
United Kingdom
1(16.7%)
Netherlands
2(33.3%)
Japan
3(50.0%)
Australia
0(0.0%)




Dragon's Den - Japan
Big Brother - Netherlands
Who Wants to be a Millionaire - UK
The Apprentice - US
The Voice - Netherlands
The X Factor - UK
Top Model - US
Dating in the Dark - Netherlands


How did you do? Any surprises?
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