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12 January 2017

Crack Them Up coming to Finland

Hit comedy format Crack Them Up is on its way to Finland. Yellow Film & TV (the team behind Nurses and Comedy Combat) have licensed the series and will be delivering 10 episodes for Nelonen to air this March. The original format, from Studio Kvartal 95, is one of Ukraine's favourite entertainment shows, with its 12th season running from September 2016. Hosted by Ukraine’s top comic talent Vladimir Zelensky (Servant Of The People) the series sees amateur stand ups perform for a panel of tough professionals; if they get a laugh out of them they win a cash prize.

Meanwhile, following the huge success of the first two seasons, broadcaster HTV7 has confirmed a third run of the Vietnamese version of the show from producers Dien Quan.
20 September 2016

Servant of the People coming to America

At Kiev Media Week it was revealed by the press that a deal is in place between Eccho Rights and Fox Television Studios to remake hit Ukrainian comedy format Servant Of The People in the USA.

The script from Studio Kvartal 95, tells the story of a disgruntled school teacher who unwittingly becomes elected president.

Already a huge hit in Ukraine, the original series is set for a second season and feature film and will soon be available to view worldwide on Netflix.