Fox to share ‘This Country’ reboot with Disney-owned Hulu

Welcome To Flatch

US broadcaster Fox will debut its local remake of UK series This Country in March, with the show becoming available via Disney streamer Hulu at the same time.

Welcome To Flatch, which is based on the BBC Studios format, is a half-hour comedy written and executive-produced by Jenny Bicks (Sex And The City) and directed and executive-produced by Paul Feig (The Office), who also wrote two episodes.

It will premiere Thursday, 17 March at 21.30ET/PT on Fox, with the first seven episodes also being unlocked for viewers on Hulu, Fox Now and On Demand.

The show follows a documentary crew that explore the lives of residents in a small American town, named Flatch, which is made up of many eccentric personalities.

It is being produced by Lionsgate, BBCS’s LA production arm and Fox Entertainment. It is executive-produced by Perkins Street Productions’ Bicks, Feigco Entertainment’s Feig, BBC Studios’ Angie Stephenson and Charlie Cooper and Daisy May Cooper, who created the original BBC Three series, which ran for three seasons until 2017.

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