Ambitious new reality format Buying Blind has been shortlisted for a prestigious Rose d’Or Award in the Reality and Factual category, at the 57th annual awards.

Created by Red Arrow Studios company Kinetic Content, the first production of Buying Blind was produced by Snowman Productions for TV3 Denmark. The show proved a smash hit for TV3, boosting the channel’s average share by over 58%, and has been recommissioned for a second season.

A new US production for Bravo will be produced by Kinetic Content as Buying it Blind with Chris Coelen, Katie Griffin, Eric Detwiler, Robert Zimmerman and Jennifer Faison Herron serving as executive producers.

Red Arrow Studios International is distributing the Buying Blind format worldwide, with local commissions including Nelonen in Finland, Nine Network in Australia, RTL Netherlands, and M6 France.

The Rose d’Or Awards will be announced at a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday, September 13, 2018 organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU).