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Star China takes MBC’s “Infinite Challenge”

The Korean format sees six comedians form a team to try to complete comical and impossible challenges. (Pictured: Star China's Vivian Yin)
April 14, 2015

Chinese media entertainment group Star China has acquired the rights to produce a Chinese version of the Korean format Infinite Challenge.

The format, distributed and syndicated by South Korea’s MBC, follows six comedians as they form a team and attempt to perform comical and often impossible challenges.

The 10-year-old format has own its Saturday evening time slot for several years, and is the most watched non-drama program in South Korea.

“We are confident that this unique show will be a hit in China,” said Vivian Yin (pictured), chief representative of Star China and VP of Starry Productions, in a statement. “We have a strong history of creating and producing the country’s top rated formats such as The Voice of China and Sing My Song¬†and look forward to taking Infinite Challenge to that level.”

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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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