Finnish Adaptation of Nippon TV’s Silent Library Renewed


Two additional seasons have been ordered of the Finnish adaptation of the Nippon TV format Silent Library for The Walt Disney Company-owned Star Channel.

Silent Library Suomi kicks off a new season on Star Channel in Finland today. Rabbit Films continues to produce the Finnish-language version. The first two seasons aired with 36 episodes in 2023, and a fourth season is planned for fall 2024.

Riku Rantala, a multi-talented reporter, author and host of a popular local documentary program, will continue to lead the series.

Since its launch as an international format in 2007, local versions of Silent Library have been developed in more than 20 countries around the world.

Sayako Aoki, global sales and licensing at Nippon TV, said: “It’s fascinating to see how this classic Asian format keeps evolving into timeless, even more hilarious program with unique games and challenges relevant to each country across Europe. Kudos to Rabbit Films team for creating another hit show which keeps attracting the Finnish audience.”

Olli Suominen, CEO of Rabbit Films, added: “Silent Library is great format to produce: not only do the viewers love the crazy humor, it’s a favorite of the comedy writers and celebrity guests as well. Rabbit Films is proud and happy to continue with this great format!”