France 2 buys ‘Cheater’ game format

Distraction places gameshow in Gaul

Canadian format specialist Distraction has placed U.S. gameshow “Dirty Rotten Cheater” on French pubcaster France 2.

“Qui est le bluffeur?” will be produced by Reservoir Prods. and stripped daily throughout the summer.

Contestants vie for the highest prize without giving away whether or not they are “the cheater.”

“Dirty Rotten Cheater” is the most recent of a long line of Distraction formats placed in Gaul over the past few months, following the reopening of the company’s Paris office.

“Ladykracher,” “Pass It On” and “Sins of Love” have all been picked up by the pubcaster, while a second series of “Comedy of Errors” is soon to air on M6.

“Cheater” also is set to go into production next month in Vietnam with producer Dong Tay Promotions for HTV (Ho Chi Minh City TV) and in Spain, via Prime Time Communications, for broadcast on TeleMadrid. Show already airs in India on Star TV and in Italy on Canale 5.

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