Minute to Win It
|Minute to Win It|
|Presented by||Guy Fieri (2010-2011; US English)
Darren McMullen (2010, AUS; 2011–present, UK)
Marco Antonio Regil (US Spanish)
Apolo Ohno (2013-2014; US English)
Caroline Flack (UK)
|Country of origin||United States
|No. of seasons||English language: 2
Spanish language: 1
|No. of episodes||English: 70 (2 online specials) (Fieri)
40 (1 unaired) (Ohno)
|Executive producer(s)||Craig Plestis
Adam Zuvich (US ENG, ESP)
Rich Brown (US ENG, ESP)
44 minutes without commercials (60 minutes with commercials)In September 2011 BUMP Productions discovers evidence of contract files, which were drafted by Friday TV and its parent company Metronome (currently named Shine Nordics). The contract files were created between Friday TV, Metronome, and BUMP, with regard to BUMP Productions' proposal of its game show Minute Winner - You got One Minute To Win It to Friday TV in 2005. Bellow are links to the discovered evidence of the contract files, from Friday TV and Metronome's Internet servers in Stockholm, translated from Swedish language: http://www.bump-productions.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=167:metronome-and-friday-tvs-agreements-with-bump-productions-metronomes-aftaler-med-bump-productions-metronomes-avtal-med-bump-productions&catid=45:news-update&Itemid=85 File:///w//metronome/Contract/Contract Basis/BUMP/MINUTE WINNER - MINUTE TO WIN IT ... File:///w//metronome/Contract/Contract Basis/FRIDAY TV AB/MINUTE WINNER ... creator = Friday TV
|Production company(s)||Universal Media Studios (2010–2011)
Universal Television (2011)
Smart Dog Media
Shine Limited (2012–present)
Shine America (2013-2014)
|Distributor||NBCUniversal Television Distribution|
|Original channel||NBC (US English, 2010–11)
GSN (US English, 2013-2014)
MundoFox (US Spanish)
Seven Network (AUS)
|Picture format||480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV) (US)
1080i (HDTV; AUS)
576i (SDTV; UK)
|First shown in||United States|
March 14, 2010June 25, 2013 –September 7, 2011 (English, first version) –April 29, 2014 (English, second version)
August 13, 2012 –2013 (Spanish)
Minute to Win It is an international game show franchise. Contestants take part in a series of 60-second challenges that use objects that are commonly available around the house. The original concept was created in 2003 by Derek Banner at his production company, Banner Universal Motion Pictures LLC - BUMP Productions. Derek Banner's original title for the series was Minute Winner - You Got One Minute To Win It. He presented the original draft for the show in November 2005 to the Stockholm based Swedish formatting company Friday TV for further development. Friday TV licensed the fully developed program to NBC in the US in 2009, and the show series has since been adapted in over 50 countries. It was the world's most sold game show in 2011 and 2012. Banner has received no royalties, as Friday TV claims to be the creator of the original show's concept. In September 2011, however, BUMP Productions discovers evidence of contract files, which were drafted by Friday TV and its parent company Metronome (currently named Shine Nordics). The contract files have been created between Friday TV, Metronome, and BUMP, with regard to BUMP Productions' proposal of the game show Minute Winner - You got One Minute To Win It to Friday TV in 2005. Bellow are links to the discovered evidence of the contract files, from Friday TV and Metronome's Internet servers in Stockholm, translated from Swedish language: http://www.bump-productions.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=167:metronome-and-friday-tvs-agreements-with-bump-productions-metronomes-aftaler-med-bump-productions-metronomes-avtal-med-bump-productions&catid=45:news-update&Itemid=85 File:///w//metronome/Contract/Contract Basis/BUMP/MINUTE WINNER - MINUTE TO WIN IT ... File:///w//metronome/Contract/Contract Basis/FRIDAY TV AB/MINUTE WINNER ...
The first version of Minute to Win It to air was the American primetime game show, which premiered on NBC on March 14, 2010 and ran till 2011 with host Guy Fieri. It was revived in 2013 on GSN with host Apolo Ohno. The second network to air a version of the concept was Brazil's SBT, on April 17, 2010. This series was called Nada Além de um Minuto (Potuguese for Nothing But a Minute) and was played as part of the pre-existing program Programa Silvio Santos, hosted by Silvio Santos. Then on April 30, 2010 Germany's Sat.1 aired Die perfekte Minute (The perfect Minute) and on June 22, 2010 Australia's Seven Network aired Minute to Win It. Currently over fifty countries worldwide have produced a version of Minute to Win It.
The first two episodes of the American version played back-to-back at 7:00 pm Eastern and Pacific. On October 6, 2010, Minute to Win It was awarded the C21/Frapa Award for Best studio based game show format at the MIPCOM Television Festival in France. A card game, board game, and video game versions for the Wii, Kinect and Nintendo DS have been made for this show. The U.S. season two finale aired on September 7, 2011. On May 13, 2012, NBC announced that the English version of the show would not be renewed for a third season.
Minute to Win It aired new episodes on GSN Tuesday nights at 8/7c. The first season of GSN shows began in June 2013 and ended in October 2013; the second season premiered in February 2014 and ended in April 2014. According to GSN and Ohno, it is unclear if the show will return for a third season.
An American, Spanish language, nightly version of the game show, titled Minuto para Ganar (Minute To Win), debuted on MundoFox on the network's formal launch date of August 13, 2012, hosted by Marco Antonio Regil.
It was announced in February 2013 that the Spanish version will move to New York.
- 1 Gameplay
- 2 Reception
- 3 Broadcast history
- 4 International versions
- 5 Top prize winners
- 6 Distribution
- 7 BUMP Productions v Friday TV
- 8 See also
- 9 References
- 10 External links
United States format
The contestant is presented with the blueprint for the first game (level) and must successfully complete the game within 60 seconds to win the first level (was $1,000 in all versions) and advance to the next level. After successfully completing the first, fifth, seventh, eighth, and recently ninth level games, the contestant is guaranteed to leave with no less than the cash award for those levels. If the contestant can complete the final game, the contestant will earn $1,000,000 ($100,000 in the Spanish version and $250,000 in the GSN version).
The contestant is given three "lives" at the beginning of the game. The difficulty of the games progressively increase throughout the show. If time expires or the conditions of the game cannot be fulfilled (such as by the contestant exhausting any allotted attempts or committing a foul), the contestant loses a "life". If the contestant loses all three of their "lives", the game ends and the contestant's winnings drop to the previous milestone they passed.
After successfully completing a game, the contestant can leave with the amount of money already won before seeing the blueprint for the next game. However, once the contestant elects for the game, the contestant cannot leave the show until that game is complete or they have exhausted all three of their "lives".
In the first part of season one in the English version, $50,000 was the only milestone; players who were eliminated from the game before completing the level five game left with nothing. The milestones at $1,000 and $250,000 were added in the second part of that season. Then, partway through season two, a milestone at $500,000 was added. For the MundoFox version, $1,000, $5,000, $50,000 and $75,000 are the milestones. In the GSN edition, the milestones are $1,000, $10,000 and $25,000.
In episodes featuring celebrity contestants competing for charities, all levels are milestones, so they get all the money up to their last successful level.
In episodes featuring teams of two contestants, some games are played by both players, while others are played solo. A player can only make three consecutive attempts at solo games (including re-attempts following losing a life; an intervening team game does not reset this count). After a player makes three attempts, the other player is forced to attempt the next solo game.
In Christmas episodes, two extra games were added for "the 12 games of Minute to Win It": the 11th game is worth $2,000,000 and the 12th is worth $3,000,000. In the Spanish version, the 11th game would be worth $150,000 and the 12th would be worth $250,000. Both are milestones.
Also in Christmas episodes, some games contain a "Holiday Bonus," in which a contestant wins a gift if the level is passed. A visual representation of the gift is placed inside of a box, which is opened if and when the level is completed. The gifts include:
- An extra life: Contestants who received this "gift" can have four lives.
- Extra 10 seconds: Contestants who received this "gift" can add an extra 10 seconds (or, in the case of a survival game, subtract 10 seconds) to any game, including after a re-attempt following a failure.
- Prize: Contestants who received this gift won a bonus prize.
Some season two episodes feature similar bonuses known as a "Blueprint Bonus." However, the bonus is shown on a large monitor, and it is shown before the blueprint and the game is played. So far, the only bonuses won by contestants have been the extra life and extra ten seconds. When a contestant decides to use the extra ten seconds, a special 70 second clock is used, or if the contestant is playing a survival game (like Keep it Up, Defying Gravity, High as a Kite, Uphill Battle, etc.) the clock is reduced to 50 seconds. In addition, the outer floor lights of the 60-second circle do not turn red for the first ten seconds. For the survival games, the first ten lights are already red.
Head to head: Two teams of two players compete against each other in a best-of-seven match. Winning a challenge wins a point and the first team to four points wins $50,000 (milestone) and a chance to play for the million starting from Level 6 with three lives remaining.
Last Man Standing: 10 players play against each other and the one with the worst result at the end of the challenge is eliminated. This continues until there is one player left. The winner wins $100,000 and plays Supercoin for a chance to win the million.
Summer Million-Dollar Mission (Six episodes): One player from the audience is selected to play the million-dollar game Supercoin.
The first top prize was reached in Denmark. Two teams won $500,000 on the U.S version; Kimberly Fox and Aaron Hendrick walked away with $500,000 on July 21, 2010. This was prior to the change in rule that allowed contestants to bank on levels 8 and 9, allowing them to play subsequent levels at no risk. After this rule was established, the Bishop family completed their level 9 challenge to bank $500,000 on February 2, 2011. The Bishop then went on to fail the Supercoin challenge. Their winnings are the biggest prizes in Minute to Win It franchise worldwide.
Successfully completing a stunt is worth a specific cash prize at each level. Contestants who successfully complete stunts on levels with bolded amounts in the table below are guaranteed to leave with no less than the cash award at that level should they fail any later stunts.
Levels 11 and 12 were only played during Christmas episodes of the NBC and MundoFox version.
United Kingdom format
The UK version of the series uses a different format from the United States primetime version. Each team (consisting of a captain (either Joe Swash or Caroline Flack) and five contestants of the captain's gender) compete in six games – either head-to-head or solo-play against the clock – to win points. The highest-scoring team after 6 games goes through to two games which make up the cash prize round. The first of these games builds up the prize fund by for every point scored, and the second determines whether or not they win the money. The maximum winnings a team can earn is £30,000. The main reason for this different format was that the show's sponsor was Cadbury, and their famous Spots v. Stripes campaign was happening around the time of the premiere, which had the slogan: "Let's play our way to London 2012."
Host Darren McMullen emphasizes that each player can only play once in the first six games except for the team captains, who appear twice; once for a solo game and once for a two-player game. Although not said on camera, Swash's team were the Spots, and Flack's team were the Stripes.
In a pre-broadcast review, Cinema Blend's Kelly West praised Guy Fieri's "enthusiastic" performance and his ability to interact well with contestants. West also noted that the show could do well with families and viewers who have a preference to non-intellectual game shows, although the challenges were criticized for needing little to no skill to accomplish.
The show premiered on March 14, 2010 and continued with new episodes through May 25, 2010. NBC later announced Minute to Win It would air new episodes during the summer, from Wednesday July 7, 2010 to Tuesday September 14, 2010. The new episodes would be labeled "The Summer of Minute to Win It". This is commonly thought of[by whom?] as the start of the second season but the Minute to Win it website shows otherwise.
On November 1, 2010, NBC announced that season two of Minute to Win It, would begin with three new holiday themed episodes starting on December 7, December 14, and December 21.  Then on November 15, 2010, NBC announced that the second season of Minute to Win it would resume airing on January 5.
Those three shows featured older games, such as Defying Gravity and High Roller, newer games, like Floatacious and Hoop de Loop, never-before-seen games like A Bit Dicey and Mad Dog, and new twists on old games like Don't Blow the Kings, and Mag-Nutstacker. Season two also featured a summer run that began on June 8, 2011. NBC did not renew the show for a third season.
The new MundoFox Spanish-language network announced the first season of a weekday Spanish-language version (entitled Minuto Para Ganar), which was chronologically the third season of the show, and debuted on August 13, 2012. Marco Antonio Regil, who has hosted Mexican versions of well-known game shows and made the short list for auditions of a well-known game show in English, hosted that version. Executive Producer Adam Zuvich returned to the same role on the Spanish version, and Rich Brown, who oversaw the games on the original English version, also returned to the same role, and was listed as Co-Executive Producer.
On July 24, 2012, reruns of Minute to Win It began airing on GSN, and on January 31, 2013, they announced a new series of the English-language version with Apolo Ohno as the host. The first season premiered on June 25, 2013 (a full episode sneak preview was shown on May 23) and ended on October 29, 2013. The second season premiered on February 25, 2014 and ended on April 29, 2014. 40 episodes were produced for the GSN version. However, one was left unaired for unknown reasons. It is currently unknown if this unaired episode will air at any time as the series currently reruns on Sunday afternoons.
It was announced in February 2013 that Season Two of the Spanish version would be filmed in New York at ABC Studios.
The most played games of season 2 are Speed Eraser, The Nutstacker, and A Bit Dicey.
The first season featured individuals, teams, celebrities, last-man-standing competitions, individual head-to-head competitions (one or three games), and a million dollar mission. The second season features teams, families (Bishop family and Canter family), celebrities, individual and team head-to-head competitions (seven games), former contestants with a second chance (Mark Staniec and Heather Baker), and former contestant redemption head-to-head (Lynn and Bethany Gerber vs. Heidi Billington and Donna Speakman).
The show first premiered on August 30, 2011 and aired on ITV2 for one eight-episode series.
Currently Minute to Win It has distributed more than 50 countries in the world.
Note: There were many pirated versions in China which had no production right from Friday TV. In the table is the version that with the distribution right.
|Country||Local name||Host||Network||Prize||Date premiered|
||لحظه به لحظه
Lahzat bi lahzat
|Mukhtar Lashkari||Tolo TV||AF1,000,000||June 7, 2013|
||Kape Kohën||Gentian Hazizaj||Top Channel||TBA||October 7, 2012|
|Abdallah El Tuleihi||MBC 1||SR1,000,000||April 5, 2011|
||Minuto para ganar||Marley||Telefe||AR$1,000,000||July 17, 2011|
|Hovhannes Azoyan||Armenia TV||10,000,000||May 27, 2012|
||Minute to Win It||Darren McMullen||Seven Network||A$1,000,000||June 22, 2010|
||Binnen De Minuut (Dutch)||Staf Coppens||vtm||€100,000||January 8, 2011|
|60 secondes chrono (French)||Jean-Michel Zecca||RTL TVI||€100,000||September 5, 2011|
||Nada Além de um Minuto
aired as a segment of Programa Silvio Santos
|Silvio Santos||SBT||R$1,000,000||April 17, 2010|
1 Neati daembi chhneah
|Unknown||CTN||KH ៛40,000,000||January 19, 2014|
||60 secondes chrono (French)||TBA||V||$ 100,000||TBA|
||Un minuto para ganar||Julián Elfenbein||TVN||CL$30.000.000||May 21, 2011|
Zheng Fen Duo Miao
|Chen liqing ＆ Yuan Chengjie||Dragon TV||CN¥100,000||September 18, 2013
(1st Season Finished)
||Un minuto para ganar||Silvestre Dangond||Caracol TV||CO$300.000.000||November 1, 2010|
|Minuto para ganar ||Karoll Márquez||Citytv Bogotá||CO$20.000.000||September 15, 2014|
||Minuto Para Ganar||Mauricio Astorga||Teletica||₡25,000,000||March 8, 2011|
||Máš minutu||Richard Genzer & Michal Suchánek||TV Prima||Kč 1,000,000||April 10, 2011|
||Det perfekte minut||Robert Hansen||TV3||250,000Kr||August 17, 2011|
||Minuto Para Ganar||Yuly Maiocchi||Gama TV||US$50,000||August 7, 2011|
Egypt & Lebanon 
|مينت تو وين إت - اتحدى الدقيقة
Ethada El Daqiqa
|Wissam Breidy||Al-Nahar TV
|US$150,000||May 1, 2014|
||Minuuttipeliä||Marko Keränen||MTV3||€30,000||March 21, 2011|
||60 secondes chrono||Alex Goude||M6||€100,000||July 12, 2012|
||Die perfekte Minute||Ulla Kock am Brink (Season 1-3)||Sat.1||€250,000||April 30, 2010|
|Thore Schölermann (Season 4)||€200,000||September 5, 2014|
||Minute to win it||Dimitris Hungarezos||Mega TV||€50,000||March 3, 2012|
Minute to Win It
|Hacken Lee||TVB||HK$1,000,000||November 25, 2012 – May 19, 2013|
||1 perc és nyersz!||Sebestyén Balázs||RTL Klub||10,000,000 Ft||February 27, 2012|
||Minute to win it Ísland||Ingó Þórarinsson||SkjárEinn||1,000,000 Kr.||September 18, 2014|
||India's Minute To Win It (Hindi)||Gaurav Kapoor||AXN||₹10,000,000||January 12, 2011|
|Home Sweet Home (Tamil)||Divyadarshini (D.D) and Deepak||STAR Vijay||A home worth ₹2,000,000||March 4, 2011|
|60 Nodi! Are You Ready? (Tamil)||Star Vijay||₹10,000,000||September 29, 2013|
|Super Minute (Kannada)||Ganesh||ETV Kannada||₹1,000,000||August 30, 2014|
||Batas Waktu 60 Detik||Nico Siahaan (Season 1)
Irgi Fahrezi (Season 2)
|Rp.500,000,000||April 15, 2013|
|Minute to Win It Indonesia||Steny Agustaf (Sept 2013-Apr 2014)
Irgi Fahrezi, Herjunot Ali, Rizky (May 2014 – present)
|Rp.500,000,000||September 16, 2013|
|Raffi Ahmad and Olga Syahputra (Family version)||Rp.50,000,000||
November 28, 2013 – April 30, 2014
||אליפות ישראל בדקה
Alifut Israel be Dakah
|Ido Rosenblum||Channel 2 (Keshet)||₪ 1,000,000||October 26, 2011|
||Un Minuto per Vincere||Max Giusti (Season 1)||Rai Uno||€500,000||September 4, 2011|
|Nicola Savino (Season 2)||Rai Due||November 22, 2012|
1-Funkan charenji mezase!
|Hiroshi Koizumi||Fuji Television||JP¥20,000,000||June 2013|
||Минута на победу
Minuta na pobedu
|Rinat Safargulov||NTK||1,000,000||May 19, 2012|
||Anda Ada 60 Saat (Malay)||Ahmad Nabil||Astro Warna – New Episode
Astro Ria – Repeat
|RM500,000||December 25, 2010|
|Oru nimiṭam (Tamil)||Anandha||Astro Vaanavil||RM500,000||December 2010|
||Minuto para ganar VIP||Marco Antonio Regil||Canal de las Estrellas||MX$2,000,000||July 14, 2013|
||Minute to Win It||Phyo Zaw Linn||MRTV-4||K1,000,000||2013|
|Hmu Thiha Thu|
||Minute to Win It||Gordon Heuckeroth||RTL 4||€100,000||January 8, 2011|
||Minute to Win It||Mike Hosking||TV ONE||NZ$1,000,000||2013|
||Vinn på minuttet||Carsten Skjelbreid||TV2||1,000,000Kr||March 20, 2011|
||Minuto para ganar||Johanna San Miguel (Season 1)||América Televisión||S/.100,000||January 15, 2011|
|Magdyel Ugaz (Season 2)|
|Minuto para ganar VIP||Mathias Brivio||November 3, 2013|
||Minute to Win It||Luis Manzano||ABS-CBN||₱1,000,000||January 14, 2013|
||Milion w minutę||Marcin Prokop||TVN||1,000,000 zł||September 5, 2011|
||Ganha num Minuto||Marco Horácio||SIC||€20,000||January 8, 2012|
||Câștigi în 60 de secunde||Dan Negru||Antena 1||50,000Lei||April 5, 2011|
|Timur Rodrigez||Russia 1||1,000,000руб||November 17, 2012|
||Savršen minut||Srđan Karanović||Prva||1,000,000 RSD||March 17, 2012|
||Minute To Win It: Singapore||Bryan Wong||MediaCorp Channel 5||S$250,000||August 9, 2014|
||Minuta do zmage||Bojan Emeršič||POP TV||€100,000||March 18, 2011|
||사소한 도전 60초
Sasohan Dojeon 60-cho
|Oh Sang-jin||MBC||₩20,000,000||June 12, 2011|
||Uno para ganar||Jesús Vázquez||Cuatro||€500,000||July 4, 2011|
||Home Game in 60 second||Niroshan Wijesinghe||Sirasa TV||Rs.1.000.000||October 26, 2010|
||Minuten||Peter Settman (Season 1)||SVT||250,000kr||December 26, 2010|
|Malin Olsson (Season 2)||February 24, 2012|
||Junior Minute to Win It Thailand||PK Piyawat Khempetch||Channel 3||฿1,000,000||July 6, 2013|
||Kazanmak için 1 Dakika||Ertem Şener (Season 1)||Kanal D||₺500,000||January 6, 2012|
|Zuhal Topal (Season 2)||November 20, 2012|
||Хвилина для перемоги
Chvylyna dlya peremogy
|Maksim Averin||Ukrayina||₴500,000||October 16, 2011|
||Minute to Win It||Darren McMullen||ITV2||₤30,000||August 30, 2011|
|Minute to Win It||Guy Fieri (2010)||NBC||US$1,000,000||March 14, 2010|
|Apolo Ohno (2013)||GSN||$250,000||June 25, 2013 (Sneak Peek: May 23, 2013)|
|Minuto para ganar (Spanish)||Marco Antonio Regil||MundoFox||$100,000||August 13, 2012|
||Minuto para ganar||Álvaro Navia
|Teledoce||UY$250,000||September 5, 2010|
||Un Minuto para ganar||Nelson Bustamante||Televen||Bs.100,000||July 12, 2012|
||Một phút để chiến thắng||Nguyên Vũ||HTV7||1,000,000,000₫||May 27, 2012|
Top prize winners
||AF1,000,000||Supercoin||June 20, 2014|
||Dumont family||€100,000||Loner||July 26, 2012|
||5 Star (comedian group)||K1,000,000||Bottle Neckin'||2013|
||Tristan Encarnacion & Nino Logarta||₱1,090,000||Glass Road Trucker (2 times per person)||February 4, 2014|
|Gerry & JC Peñalosa||₱1,050,000||On the Rebound (4 baskets, 3 balls per basket)||February 19, 2014|
|This section needs additional citations for verification. (June 2015)|
Licensing around the world handled by NBCUniversal and Shine Limited. But there are some countries that also have other license that associate in any show. Chile other than from NBCUniversal license held by 2waytraffic (a branch of Sony Pictures Entertainment) and Indonesia other licenses are held by FremantleMedia (PT Dunia Visitama Produksi) and Indonesia is the only country that broadcast Minute to Win It every day. Although the license is held by other distribution, it is still handled by NBCUniversal.
BUMP Productions v Friday TV
In September 2011 BUMP Productions discovers evidence of contract files, which were drafted by Friday TV and its parent company Metronome (currently named Shine Nordics). The contract files were created between Friday TV, Metronome, and BUMP, with regard to BUMP Productions' proposal of its game show Minute Winner - You got One Minute To Win It to Friday TV in 2005. Bellow are links to the discovered evidence of the contract files, from Friday TV and Metronome's Internet servers in Stockholm, translated from Swedish language: http://www.bump-productions.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=167:metronome-and-friday-tvs-agreements-with-bump-productions-metronomes-aftaler-med-bump-productions-metronomes-avtal-med-bump-productions&catid=45:news-update&Itemid=85 File:///w//metronome/Contract/Contract Basis/BUMP/MINUTE WINNER - MINUTE TO WIN IT ... File:///w//metronome/Contract/Contract Basis/FRIDAY TV AB/MINUTE WINNER ...
Shortly after drafting these contract files, all three Friday TV's Swedish founders resigned from Friday TV and Metronome, including Metronme's Chief of Legal Affairs.
In October 2012 Banner Universal Motion Pictures LLC (BUMP Productions)  sued Friday TV in the Stockholm district court seeking SEK 15 million in damages for, among other things, trademark and copyright infringement. BUMP Production’s owner, Derek Banner, claims to have created the format and presented it to the Stockholm-based TV-format development company Friday TV in November 2005.
In March 2014 the district court affirmed that BUMP Productions provided Friday TV with the original idea of MINUTE TO WIN IT game show, though the district court ruled in favor of Friday TV and BUMP Productions was ordered by the court to pay Friday TV’s legal costs, totalling SEK 1.1 million. An appeal from BUMP Productions to the court of appeal in Sweden was rejected in June 2014.
BUMP Production then lodged an appeal with the Supreme Court of Sweden citing serious mistakes in the handling of evidence during the proceedings in the district court and court of appeal.  The appeal was rejected by the Supreme Court, leaving the original ruling by the district court from March 2014 in place.
Derek Banner also lodged a complaint with the Parliamentary Ombudsmen accusing the district court judge of bias. BUMP productions submitted more than sixty pieces of evidence , including email correspondence with Friday TV, as well as Friday TV's acknowledgement that the trademarks Minute Winner and Minute To Win It are confusingly similar.
In August 2014 BUMP Productions again filed a lawsuit against Friday TV and Meter Film & Television at the Stockholm district court, this time also including TV3 Viasat as a co-defendant.  The lawsuit was rejected by the Stockholm district court in November 2014.
During a court cession in january 2015 Metronome's lawyer in Denmark asks BUMP Productions "How much do you want?", and some months prior to the court cession he requested for a "concrete settlement proposal". Though all settlement proposals have been rejected by Metronome and Friday TV, who at the same time had paid royalties to Swedish Caroline af Ugglas for her verbal idea of NBC's "Clash of the Choirs"; in that respect, Friday TV declared to the Swedish press "She came up with the idea and she gets a percentage of profits".
The trademark issue and the discovered evidence of Friday TV's contracts with BUMP Productions still remain unresolved.
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