Interactive TV with Hugo
Created 02/01/1999 - 01:00
Interactive Television Entertainment has firmed deals with Columbia and Peru for the interactive television show "Hugo, the TV Troll." Hugo premiered in Columbia on Canal Capital in December '98, and in Peru in January '99. The show, which allows the TV audience to respond instantaneously to programming content by using their telephone touchpad, currently airs in over 20 countries. Other ITE products at NATPE include "Throut and Neck in Sheepheaven," an outrageous gameshow targeting 15-25 year-olds, originally commissioned by MTV Brasil; and "Tush Tush," a brand new interactive format, introducing the funny character Mr. Wannabe who has extraordinary adventures searching for treasure.