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Hamish Blake and Andy Lee’s sell their True Story TV format to American broadcaster NBC

Hamish Blake and Andy Lee’s sell their True Story TV format to American broadcaster NBC – while Ed Helms and Randall Park play a leading role

Hamish Blake and Andy Lee have signed a deal with American broadcaster NBC to have their hit show True Story with Hamish & Andy adapted to the American public.

The American adaptation will see stars Ed Helms (The Office) and Randall Park (Always Be My Maybe) take on the guest roles that were once played by Hamish and Andy.

In NBC’s version of True Story, actors will repeat crazy true stories told by everyday Americans.

American dream! Hamish Blake and Andy Lee have signed a deal with American broadcaster NBC to have their hit show True Story with Hamish & Andy adapted to the American public

American dream! Hamish Blake and Andy Lee have signed a deal with American broadcaster NBC to have their hit show True Story with Hamish & Andy adapted to the American public

“I can’t wait to bring True Story to the American public with my buddy, Randall Park,” said Ed from the upcoming series with six episodes.

“It’s an incredibly warm, hilarious and friendly spirit that celebrates the lost art of laughing at ourselves … with a little help from epic re-enactments.”

Randall added: “I’m so excited to be part of a show that combines three of my favorite things: great stories from real people, my friend Ed Helms, and banks.

Local stars: In the American adaptation, stars Ed Helms (The Office) and Randall Park (Always Be My Maybe) will take on the guest roles that were once held by Hamish and Andy. Pictured is Ed Helms

Local stars: in the American adaptation, stars Ed Helms (The Office) and Randall Park (Always Be My Maybe) will take on the guest roles that were once held by Hamish and Andy. Pictured is Ed Helms

Comedy king: The picture is Randall Park

Comedy king: The picture is Randall Park

Local stars: In the American adaptation, stars Ed Helms (The Office) and Randall Park (Always Be My Maybe) will take on the guest roles that were once held by Hamish and Andy. Pictured left Ed Helms, right Randall Park

Ed and Randall previously worked together on an episode of The Office in 2012.

Hamish and Andy will perform the show alongside Tim Bartley, Ryan Shelton, Ed Helms, Mike Falbo and Nicolle Yaron.

True Story with Hamish & Andy was first broadcast on Nine in June 2017, with around 1,282 million viewers tuning in to the premiere.

Success Story: True Story with Hamish & Andy was first broadcast on Nine in June 2017, with around 1,282 million viewers attending the premiere. Pictured: Hamish Blake and Andy Lee in 2019

Success Story: True Story with Hamish & Andy was first broadcast on Nine in June 2017, with around 1,282 million viewers attending the premiere. Pictured: Hamish Blake and Andy Lee in 2019

Success Story: True Story with Hamish & Andy was first broadcast on Nine in June 2017, with around 1,282 million viewers attending the premiere. Pictured: Hamish Blake and Andy Lee in 2019

At the time, True Story co-maker Ryan Shelton said today that the success of the show was a surprise to the producers.

“We hoped so [would be a success] and we wanted many people to look at it. It’s great, “Ryan said.

“When the reviews came out in the morning, I and Tim Bartley (co-creator) got on the plane … and just before takeoff we said” reviews are not a problem, “and when we landed and saw it did it quite well, we only had to deal with the reviews. ”

True Story with Hamish & Andy was extended for a second season in July 2018 and returned to screens in August 2018.

“We were just completely over the reviews”: At the time, True Story co-creator Ryan Shelton said today that the show’s success was a surprise to the producers. Pictured: Hamish Blake and Andy Lee in 2019

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