Formats

Armoza’s “I Can Do That!” goes to Germany

The Armoza Formats-created variety show will debut next February in Germany, with Endemol Shine producing the adaptation for broadcaster ZDF. (Pictured: The Indian version of I Can Do That!)
December 2, 2015

ZDF has picked up the German format rights for entertainment variety show I Can Do That!.

Endemol Shine Germany will produce a local version of the Armoza Formats-created series featuring host Steven Gätjen. It is due to premiere in February.

I Can Do That! takes a group of celebrities out of their comfort zones by challenging them to perform such live acts as singing, dancing and magic, among other things.

Israel-based Armoza has licensed the format in more than 20 countries, including the U.S., Spain, Finland, the Netherlands, Mexico, India, Albania, Croatia and Vietnam.

In September, Warner Bros. International Television Production acquired the UK and Argentinian format rights. London-based indie Wall to Wall will produce the British version.

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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