Just for Laughs' 'Gags' on RTL


TORONTO -- Montreal's Just for Laughs comedy festival said Wednesday that German broadcaster RTL has picked up 50 half-hour episodes of its "Just for Laughs Gags" series.

The hidden-camera comedy series, currently airing on ABC in the U.S. market, will bow Sept. 3 on RTL.

"Gags" is seen in 125 countries worldwide, including BBC1 in Britain, France's TF1 and the Canadian Broadcasting Corp.