ALL3MEDIA International and Southern TV China have announced a major format production arrangement which will see the ALL3MEDIA International format Cash Cab produced locally in China. This is the first deal the British-owned distributor has agreed directly with a Chinese broadcaster.

The series will premiere on Southern TV China’s highly successful Entertainment Channel with the show being broadcast under the mantle Kuaile Yaoqing Cash Cab this year

Southern TV (TVS) is producing 65 episodes in Guangdong Province in Mandarin and Cantonese, with ALL3MEDIA International’s Lucy Heaven acting as in-house production consultant for the show, which was originally produced by Lion TV in the UK. 

Cash Cab is a highly successful format and has played in over 50 regions as a local format – in every continent of the globe. Previously, an English-language version of the show played Pan-Asian on AXN.