In Japan, for years, teams of contestants have been pitted against each other in some of the most amazing games ever put on television. And some of the world’s funniest and most elaborate hidden camera pranks have been performed by the masters of the genre- Japanese TV.

Japandemonium, celebrates a whole genre of physical shows from Japan, the masters of physical entertainment. This coupled with the Japanese hunger for intense, insane and hilarious pranks pulled on local celebrities and members of the public will make truly entertaining and compulsive TV viewing. The series picks and packages the best material from the best programme makers with a voiceover, introducing and marvelling at the sheer creative genius of Japanese TV shows.

This 6 x 30’ newly commissioned series will feature approximately 20 different clips per episode of brilliant scenes from Japanese entertainment TV – a fast paced feast of fun!



  • 6 x 30'


  • Entertainment


  • Zig Zag Productions

Commissioning Broadcaster

  • ITV

Year of production

  • 2017-2018