Comedy Central UK has acquired the exclusive UK broadcast rights to Red Arrow International’s BILLY ON THE STREET.
This hilarious comedy sees Emmy Nominee Billy Eichner confront members of the public on the streets of New York and ask them a variety of outrageous trivia questions. He is supported by a host of stars including Michelle Obama, Pink, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Chris Pratt, Tina Fey and Julianne Moore.
Now in its fourth season in the US, last month “Billy on the Street” won the 2016 NATPE Reality Breakthrough Award for Best Game Show in Miami.
The show has also recently been sold to Ireland and New Zealand, joining over 142 territories including Australia, Denmark and Brazil.
About “Billy on the Street” (42 x Half Hour)
“Billy on the Street” is the hilarious comedy game show featuring comedian and Emmy nominee Billy Eichner, as he confronts members of the public in New York and asks them outrageous trivia questions.
Quick-witted, mad-cap challenges include the “Lightning Round”, where Eichner asks rapid-fire questions about celebrities and pop culture; “Quizzed in the Face”, which sees him interrogate the contestant with questions on a key subject; and the funny final round where they have no choice but to agree with Billy’s opinions if they want to win cash prizes! The show also features absurd physical challenges and offers the players comedy lifelines such as “Beg a Stranger”.
Celebrity guest stars joining Billy include Michelle Obama, Pink, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Chris Pratt, Tina Fey, Julianne Moore and Anna Kendrick.
“Hilarious” – Entertainment Weekly
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COMEDY SERIES, 42 x 25’
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About Red Arrow International
Red Arrow International is a world-leading TV distributor of scripted, factual and formatted shows from a global network of in-house production companies, outstanding third-party producers and digital-content partners.
Red Arrow International is a major co-producer of global entertainment, providing substantial production financing for scripted and non-scripted projects. Recent international highlights include: “Bosch” (Amazon) and “Married at First Sight” (A&E/FYI).
With offices in Munich, Los Angeles and Hong Kong, Red Arrow International has a truly global reach and distributes acclaimed, quality content to over 200 territories worldwide.
Led by Henrik Pabst, Red Arrow International is part of Red Arrow Entertainment Group, made up of 14 Production Companies across 6 countries. The Group’s significant production output includes scripted, non-scripted and factual television programs; feature films; and digital content from an array of global networks and platforms. In addition, Red Arrow has creative partnerships and joint ventures with Studio71, STV Productions, The Imaginarium Studios and Sync Media.
Red Arrow Entertainment Group is part of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, one of Europe’s leading media groups.