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‘Fort Boyard’ nets first Finland commission

Zodiak Entertainment Distribution has announced that its long-running adventure game show format Fort Boyard has been commissioned for the first time by a broadcaster in Finland. Recently launched Finnish television channel SuomiTV has ordered ten episodes to air in primetime later this year. Fort Boyard will be coproduced by Zodiak Entertainment companies Zodiak Entertainment Finland Oy and Adventure Line Productions. Other commissions for the game show format include locally produced versions already set to air in Norway, Denmark and Sweden in upcoming months, while seven new series will be produced for different territories in the first six months of 2010.
May 25, 2010

Zodiak Entertainment Distribution has announced that its long-running adventure game show format Fort Boyard has been commissioned for the first time by a broadcaster in Finland. Recently launched Finnish television channel SuomiTV has ordered ten episodes to air in primetime later this year. Fort Boyard will be coproduced by Zodiak Entertainment companies Zodiak Entertainment Finland Oy and Adventure Line Productions. Other commissions for the game show format include locally produced versions already set to air in Norway, Denmark and Sweden in upcoming months, while seven new series will be produced for different territories in the first six months of 2010.

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