Blind Date comedy format set for Russia

Russian channel Rossiya 1 has ordered a local version of Israeli-originated comedy Ciega a Citas (Blind Date).

The format is distributed by Dori Media, which has struck a deal with Russkoe Film Company, The prodco already started making the Russian version and it will go out on the free-TV channel later this year.

The series has already sold well internationally and Spanish free-TV channel Cuatro is among those to have a local version of the show.

The show follows a young woman as she tries to find a boyfriend in time for a big family wedding.

Nadav Palti, CEO & President of Dori Media Group said:“Judging by the success Ciega a Citas has already enjoyed across Latin America and Spain, we are confident that the show will also become a huge hit in Russia.”

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