Emmy Award-winning comedian Billy Eichner is joking his way around the world: “Billy on the Street” has now been sold in Australia, India and Denmark. The comedy show will be aired on Foxtel Networks’ The Comedy Channel in Australia, Viacom’s Comedy Central in India and TV2 Zulu in Denmark.
On Entertainment Weekly’s “Must List” for 2 years in a row, comedy game show “Billy on the Street” sees comedian and Emmy nominee Billy Eichner confront members of the public with a variety of outrageous pop-culture questions.
Ferzad Palia, Executive Vice President and Business Head, English Entertainment, Viacom 18 says “At Comedy Central, our aim has always been to offer viewers the best available English entertainment and with ‘Billy on the Street’ we bring another popular and innovative format to Indian audiences. We are confident that the show’s energy and differentiated format will be an instant hit with Indian viewers.”
Lars Nielsen, Acquisitions Executive, TV 2 Acquisitions says: “‘Billy on the Street’ has the right blend of “up in your face” humor and fast pace that makes it a really good fit for our young skewing channel.”
Jamie I, Senior Sales Manager, Asia says “We are thrilled that Billy is heading to another two continents. And on top of that, it couldn’t have landed at more fitting channels – it makes for truly funny watching!”