Hat Trick International delivers new Whose Line Is It Anyway? to global audienceHat Trick International delivers new Whose Line Is It Anyway? to global audience

Format | London | 12/09/2017

Hat Trick International delivers new <em>Whose Line Is It Anyway?</em> to global audience Leading independent distributor Hat Trick International has signed a host of deals for the brand new season of the CW’s Whose Line is it Anyway?, the US adaptation of the acclaimed unscripted comedy show format.

From Angst Productions and Hat Trick Productions, the fifth season of Whose Line is it Anyway? made its debut on the CW in the US earlier this year. Hat Trick International has confirmed international acquisitions of this new 12-episode season by M-Net Africa, Comedy Channel Australia, Viacom 18 India and MTG Norway. With 98 episodes now available, the US series has now sold to a total of 104 countries.

The Whose Line is it Anyway? format has now been remade and/or optioned in 13 countries, including Finland (Rabbit Films for MTV3), Holland (BNN-Vara) and Vietnam (Dong Tay Promotion). A 10-episode Australian version also recently launched, executive produced by Kevin Whyte, Guesswork Television, and Craig Campbell, +61 TV exclusively for Foxtel’s Comedy Channel, which Hat Trick International has secured for distribution in the international market.

Sarah Tong, Director of Sales at Hat Trick International, commented, “Whose Line is it Anyway? continues to be a stand-out hit around the world, and I’m very pleased to confirm this roster of new acquisitions as the CW’s adaptation reaches its fifth season. The US version has seen this long-running favourite go from strength to strength, offering broadcasters globally-relevant and utterly hilarious improvised comedy perfect for primetime schedules.”

Inspired by Hat Trick Productions’ original Whose Line is it Anyway? (created and produced by Dan Patterson & Mark Leveson) series for Channel 4, which aired for ten years, the Angst Productions/Hat Trick US version of the unforgettable improvisation show features some of the original as well as brand new games and the best in exciting new comedy talent. Hosted by Aisha Tyler (The Talk, CSI, Friends), the show also stars three long standing favourites, Wayne Brady, Ryan Stiles and Colin Mochrie, as well as new talent and celebrity guests.

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