China’s ‘Mad About You’ Remake to Premiere in January

A Chinese reconstitute of hit 1990s sitcom Mad About You — famous locally as Xin Hun Gong Yu (The Wedding Apartment) —  is set to atmosphere opposite a world’s many populous republic in January, interjection to dual new sales deals. 

Huaso Film/TV Digital Production, a joint-venture prolongation association of Sony Pictures Television (SPT), CCTV6’s HuaCheng Pictures and Croton Media, have sole exclusive, first-run satellite TV rights to Shanghai Media Group, that will premiere a uncover on Dragon TV during a start of 2016.

Online, streaming hulk Youku Tudou has cumulative rights to a array and will make episodes accessible to a user bottom shortly after a satellite TV premiere.

Xin Hun Gong Yu stars real-life father and mother TV actors Li Jiahang (in a Paul Reiser role) and Li Sheng (in Helen Hunts’ place). The reconstitute has been created by in-demand Chinese comedy screenwriter Shu Huan, a author behind strike Chinese comedy cinema Lost in Hong Kong (2015) and Lost in Thailand (2012), both of that grossed over $200 million during a internal box office.

With Xin Hun Gong Yu, we have total SPT’s imagination in Hollywood storytelling with clever internal essay talent to emanate a comedy that captures a suggestion of a strange array in a approach that is authentically Chinese,” pronounced Andrea Wong, boss of general prolongation for SPT. “We are gratified to be operative with both Dragon TV and Youku Tudou to move this array to a extended Chinese audience.”

Huaso has constructed internal versions of other SPT formats in China, including Dr. Oz for Zhejiang Television, diversion show Raid a Cage for Jiangsu Television, and foe array Dancing Nation for CCTV.

Mad About You is a latest comedy to be blending in Asia by SPT, following Indian versions of Everybody Loves Raymond and we Dream of Jeannie.