Zelensky’s TV series returns to Netflix in the US

The streaming platform announced, on Wednesday, that the former comedy series “Servant of the People”, which brought Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to the fore, will be shown again in the United States on Netflix, where the former comedian receives the title of Celebrity. invasion of his country.

The American platform announced on Twitter, in conjunction with Zelensky’s emotional speech on Wednesday via video conference to the US Congress, “They asked for it and it’s back! Servant of the People is again available on Netflix in the United States.”

Like a caveat, the theme “Servant of the People”, which appeared in 2015, is the unexpected choice of a history teacher at the head of Ukraine. With a sense of humor, the series denounces political corruption in the country.

A scenario whose tremendous success in the country opened the door to Zelensky’s political career, and he was elected president of the country in 2019 with more than 70% of the vote, with the support of a party named after the series.

The French-German network Arte, which has been broadcasting “Servidor del Pueblo” on its Arte.tv page since November 19, has highlighted the “increased interest” that the series has generated. As of March 2, the show had been viewed 800,000 times and a few days later it hit a million times again.

From the first day of the invasion of Ukraine, Channel 4 in the UK, ANT 1 in Greece or PRO TV in Romania joined TV channels that negotiated the rights to the series.

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