London – DCD Rights has sold peak time entertainment extravaganza Penn & Teller Fool Us to the Universal Channel, NBCUniversal’s flagship entertainment channel for Asia and to Prava I Prevodi in the Balkans. The series, hosted by the UK’s Jonathan Ross, has just premiered on The CW Network in the U.S. where it was the network’s most watched summer series to date.
Penn & Teller Fool Us is an original and daring TV magic show – starring the world famous comedy and magic duo – Penn & Teller. This spectacular series throws down the gauntlet to aspiring magicians to perform their most mystifying tricks to try and fool Penn & Teller.
Nicky Davies Williams, CEO at DCD Rights, said, “We’re delighted to have secured a pan-Asia sale through Universal Channel. Magic shows like Penn & Teller resonate well in this region.”
Peter Golden, Penn & Teller’s long time manager and producing partner, commented, “Penn & Teller have an amazing global presence as primetime presenters of skilful magic and illusions, and we are thrilled that yet another major broadcaster will showcase the show.”
Penn & Teller Fool Us is produced by September Films and 1/17 Productions.