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“Your Face Sounds Familiar” heads to Hungary

RTL Klub has commissioned a local version of Endemol format Your Face Sounds Familiar, to air on RTL in Hungary in early 2014. (Pictured: The Turkish version of the format)
August 16, 2013

RTL Klub has commissioned a local version of Endemol format Your Face Sounds Familiar,  to air on RTL in Hungary in early 2014.

The primetime show features a well-known celebrity adapting a new identity as an iconic music performer. However, the celebrity doesn’t know whether they’re going to be transformed into someone older, younger, or the opposite sex.

The Hungarian version is the latest format deal, following deals with networks in Turkey (the Turkish version is pictured above), Greece, Ukraine, and Russia, which have all taken on Your Face Sounds Familiar. In all, Endemol has sold the format into 27 countries.

“We’re proud to have landed another substantial commission for Endemol’s latest blockbuster in one of the key territories in Central and Eastern Europe,” said Marina Williams, Endemol’s CEO for Central and Eastern Europe and the MENA Regions.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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