TF1 to air local Beat Your Host

French free-to-air commercial broadcaster TF1 will air a local version of German-originated gameshow format Beat Your Host!

The TF1 version will be fronted by French TV personality Benjamin Castaldi and be called Qui peut batter Benjamin Castaldi? It will air in a primetime slot later this year.

The French version will be the third local Beat Your Host format sale this year after the UK and Sweden also picked it up.

The UK version was on ITV earlier this year and the Swedish version bowed on Kanal 5 on September 9. It generated a 39.5% share for Kanal 5, which has averaged a 12.6% share so far this year.

The show is distributed by Germany’s SevenOne International. It was created by Raab TV and Brainpool.

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