Force Four Entertainment inks deal with ITV for The Job Interview

From a media release:

Force Four Entertainment, the company behind Canada’s first fixed-rig series First Dates, has optioned the exciting new Channel 4 UK fixed-rig series The Job Interview, from rights holders ITV Studios Global Entertainment, and will immediately begin seeking a home for the Canadian version of the series.

The Job Interview has been a ratings success for Channel 4.  The premiere episode was watched by 1.5 million people, with an 8% share, which was up on the year on year slot by +0.1m and +1 share point.  Young viewers are also gravitating to the series. The Job Interview’s 9.4% share among the key 16-34 demo is higher than C4’s peak time average share of 8.8% and the viewing age is two years younger than the channel average.

The Job Interview was created and produced in the UK by ITV Studios producer Label1.