FilmRise acquires Kids in the Hall
April 5, 2022
FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, continues its expansion of bringing classic comedy to fans with the acquisition of Broadway Video’s renown Canadian sketch comedy series “Kids in the Hall.” FilmRise has acquired SVoD, AVoD and FAST streaming rights and across the FilmRise Streaming Network including the FilmRise Comedy branded app. The announcement was made today by Max Einhorn, SVP, Co-Productions and Acquisitions for FilmRise.
The deal includes expansive AVoD and FAST and SVoD rights to all five seasons (110 episodes) of Broadway Video’s “Kids in the Hall” which is being rebooted by Amazon with all five cast members of the Toronto-based comedy show returning.
Einhorn states “Since Amazon’s announcement of their plans to reboot the series, there has been overwhelming demand from fans to re-watch the original episodes. We are excited to bring both die-hard fans and a whole new generation the entire series to stream on their favorite platforms.”