Ellis says ‘Hello’ to reality series

Dutch airport skein travels to U.S., Canada

Toronto’s Ellis Entertainment has picked up exclusive U.S. and Canadian rights to produce a North American version of successful Dutch reality series “Hello Goodbye.”

Viewers get to see the real-life backstory behind travelers at an airport: the adventures, reunions and leave takings as they happen.

The sale was made by distribution company the Format Content Company of Europe (FCCE) and “Hello Goodbye” creator Blazhoffski Prods.

“Blazhoffski and FCCE have proven that true life does indeed make the most compelling television,” said Ellis prexy Stephen Ellis. “We know ‘Hello Goodbye’ is going to resonate with networks and audiences alike, and look forward to producing this international hit for North America.”

The “Hello Goodbye” format has sold to the U.K., France, Spain, Italy, New Zealand, Ireland, Finland, Portugal, Romania, Turkey, Czech Republic, Belgium, Sweden and Australia.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety

Loading