Amsterdam, Moscow – Public broadcaster Russia 1 has commissioned 7 prime time episodes of The Brain, from Endemol Shine Group. Produced by Weit Media, Endemol Shine Group’s production company in Russia, the series will be known locally as Incredible People. The series showcases amazing skills and unbelievable feats where contestants compete for a cash prize by performing mental and physical challenges that are all but impossible for everyday people.

Endemol Shine Germany along their joint venture company Herr P and broadcaster ZDF originally developed the format. This deal in Russia marks the eighth launch for The Brain, which following the debut in Germany has been produced in U.S, China, Brazil, Spain, Italy and France.