Comedy Central Africa takes “Deal With It!”

Keshet International has sold two seasons of the hidden camera prank show's U.S. version, exec produced by Howie Mandel (pictured at the 2012 Realscreen Summit, photo by Rahoul Ghose).
April 27, 2015

Israeli distributor Keshet International has sold the American version of its hidden camera prank show Deal With It into Comedy Central Africa.

The Viacom Media Networks International channel picked up seasons one and two of the series, exec produced by Howie Mandel (pictured, at the 2012 Realscreen Summit) and hosted by Theo Von (Last Comic Standing).

In the series, contestants must pull pranks on unsuspecting companions with no time to prepare, while being coached by celebrity guests.

The U.S. version of Deal With It has also been sold to Comedy Central UK, Mediacorp Singapore’s Channel 5, Multishow in Brazil and CMT in Canada.

(Photo: Rahoul Ghose)

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