Munich, April 3, 2012. Racy and hilarious duo: SevenOne International secured the distribution rights for celebrity game show “Duo” and variety show “In Lieu of Flowers” created by Canadian production company Zone 3. “In Lieu of Flowers” currently airs on SRC and “Duo” is broadcast on V Canada.
“We are looking forward to building a strong, and long lasting relationship with SevenOne International’ says Michel Bissonnette, President of Zone 3.
Caroline Kusser, Director North America at SevenOne International: “Zone 3 is one of the leading production companies in Canada and I am thrilled SevenOne International could secure the Rights to these highly entertaining, funny and inventive shows.”
About “In Lieu of Flowers”
“In Lieu of Flowers” is a one-hour weekly variety show laughing at the taboo of death. Each episode features a guest star bearing witness to his own mock funeral and a hilarious reenactment of his life and career. “In Lieu of Flowers” airs on public broadcaster SRC where it has been renewed for a second season.
In “Duo” three teams of two celebrities compete to win the most cash for their favorite charity. To win the money the celebrities have to answer racy trivia questions about their team partner, showing just how well they know each other. “Duo” airs daily at 5pm on V Canada, where it was an instant success, reaching shares of 20 per cent in the commercial demographics.