Mipcom: Fox Networks Asia to Score With ‘Dunk of China

Variety | 10/15/2018 | Patrick Frater
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Fox Networks Group has acquired worldwide format rights to Chinese reality show “The Dunk of China.” Rights were sourced from streaming giant Youku, and the deal announced at MIPCOM in Cannes.

The show features up-and-coming basketball players who battle it out in team games and individual challenges to see who would come out on top. Judges and mentors include sports stars, including Jeremy Lin of the Brooklyn Nets, and Chinese acting-singing superstar Jay Chou (“The Green Hornet”). It premiered in August and earned over 50 million views.

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Fox Asia aims to recreate and localize the basketball competition series for regional and global markets. A plan is already underway for a Dunk of Taiwan, in the territory which is notable for its huge population of passionate basketball fans, and where schools...
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