'The Parents' headed to Russia

Canadian comedy will be retooled for region

Russian producer Yellow Black and White has bought format rights at MIPTV to localize a family comedy from Canada called "The Parents." The show's Canuck producer, La Presse Tele, has previously clinched similar deals in Greece, Israel and Spain.

La Presse Tele prexy Andre Provencher said, "Any culture can relate to the family dynamic of 'The Parents' and the humor is witty and easily adaptable."

Founded in 2002, La Presse Tele develops and produces shows in all genres and is based in Quebec.
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