Zelensky’s TV series returns to Netflix in the US

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NEW YORK (AFP) – “Servant of the People,” a satire series that made Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky famous, will be re-airing on Netflix in the United States, the streaming platform announced on Wednesday against a backdrop of excitement for the former comedian, who Became a “hero”. Russia invaded his country.

“You asked for it, it’s back! The Servant of the People is available again on Netflix in the United States”, announced the US platform on Twitter, while the Ukrainian president made a strong Wednesday morning tribute to the aide during a speech by videoconference. Started the appeal before the United States Congress, which gave him a standing ovation.

The theme of “Servants of the People”, released in 2015, is the unexpected election of a professor of history to the head of Premonitory, Ukraine. On a humorous background, the series denounces political corruption.

A screenplay whose success – huge in the country – paved the way for Zelensky’s political career, himself being elected president of the country in 2019 with more than 70% of the voices under the banner of the series’ eponymous party.

The Franco-German channel Arte, which has been broadcasting “Servant of the People” on its Arte.tv site since 19 November, highlighted a “renewed interest” in the series. On March 2, the show garnered 800,000 views, and a few days later, the number increased to a million.

Since the first day of the invasion of Ukraine, Channel 4 in the United Kingdom, ANT1 in Greece or Pro TV in Romania have also been added to the TV, who had already negotiated the rights to the series.

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