Funnymals Clip Show Travels to the U.K., Africa


LONDON: CAN'T STOP media's Funnymals, a family-friendly comedy clip show, has been scooped up by broadcasters in the U.K. and Africa.

Co-produced by CAN'T STOP media and Riverside Entertainment, Funnymals presents HD wildlife clips from ARD docs with comedic voiceovers. The 26×22-minute program will begin airing in a daily 7 p.m. time slot on Sony Pictures Television's POP TV in the U.K. next month. It is also headed to Comedy Central for broadcast in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa on weekends at 6:55 p.m. starting on January 31.

Evert van der Veer, the head of Comedy Central for Africa, commented: "We're delighted to partner with CAN'T STOP on this launch and are confident it will perform well with our audience."

Matthieu Porte, CAN'T STOP's founder and CEO, added: "We are very happy with these additional licenses and we are also glad the show is being licensed for such a diversity of channels: one of the leading youth networks in the U.K. and the strongest comedy brand in Africa, Comedy Central."