TV

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.”

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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