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La Sexta picks up “Benidorm Bastards”

The Spanish broadcaster has acquired hidden camera prank show Benidorm Bastards (pictured) from distributor Red Arrow International.
March 18, 2013

Spanish broadcaster La Sexta has acquired Belgian hidden camera series Benidorm Bastards (pictured) from distributor Red Arrow International.

The program, which will premiere this year under the title Los Mayores Gamberros, features seven senior citizens pulling pranks on younger people.

The Shelter-produced series airs in more than 20 territories, including in the U.S. as Betty White’s Off Their Rockers on NBC, in Sweden as Pension√§rsj√§vlar on Kanal 5, in Germany as Old Ass Bastards on ProSieben, in Denmark as Rollator Banden on SBS, in Australia as Off Their Rockers on Foxtel, and in South Korea as JeulGeoUn In Seng on tvN.

Benidorm Bastards won the Golden Rose at the 2010 Rose d’Or Festival in Lucerne, Switzerland.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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