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The SVOD service iflix is launching the comedy series Oi! Jaga Mulut, which is its first original production in Malaysia.

Starting today, new episodes will be available weekly every Monday, only on iflix. Oi! Jaga Mulut features established comics alongside fresh, original talent, completely uncensored in a series of stand-up routines and improvised games. The seven-part series is iflix’s first original production and is hosted by comic Haniff Hamzah.

iflix has additionally commissioned the comedy series in both the Philippines and Indonesia. Huy! Bibig Mo (Philippines) and Oi! Jaga Lambe (Indonesia) will be hosted by Ramon Bautista and Ananda Omesh, respectively.

Mark Francis, iflix’s global director of original commissioning, commented: “Our first original production, Oi! Jaga Mulut (Watch Your Mouth) underlines iflix’s ambition to lead an entertainment revolution in emerging markets. Stand-up is still very young in this part of the world, but it’s a great way to localize our content offering because we’re doing it through the unique voices of local talent who want to push the envelope, too.”

“We realize not everybody gets to go to comedy clubs, so with this show we’re putting that opportunity directly in your hands,” Francis added. “We want to grow appreciation for stand-up and establish iflix as the new home for the region’s most talented comics.”



About Kristin Brzoznowski

Kristin Brzoznowski is the executive editor of World Screen. She can be reached at kbrzoznowski@worldscreen.com.

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