Nippon TV’s hit show Sokkuri Sweets format to stream on The Roku Channel
Global superstar Josh Groban hosts
sweet new series
on The Roku Channel.
Winner-tastes-all competition to premiere in August.
Roku® is bringing ‘Eye Candy,’ a sweet, new competition series based on the hit Japanese game show, Sokkuri Sweets, produced by Nippon TV, to The Roku Channel. The series puts teams of celebrities and civilians together as they attempt to identify outrageous edible creations designed to look like every day ordinary objects.
Grammy and Emmy nominated singer, songwriter, and actor, Josh Groban, has been announced as the host of the show.
Celebrity guests of the series include Jamie Chung, Bryan Greenberg, Michelle Buteau, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Tiki Barber, Melissa Gorga, Caroline Manzo, Jeremy Jordan, Bridget Everett, Nico Tortorella, Aparna Nancherla, Nina Agdal, and Michael Ian Black.
The series is executive produced by Jimmy Fox, Linda Lea, Soichiro Shimada and Tom Miyauchi (Nippon TV), Chrissy Teigen, and Luke Dillon (3 Arts Entertainment); co-executive produced by Stephanie Valentin, Amy Stanford, and Charlie Van Vleet; and produced by Main Event Media, an All3Media America company, Huntley Productions and Good Egg Entertainment.
‘Eye Candy’ is among more than a dozen Roku Original programs to premiere on The Roku Channel for the first time anywhere. Premiere date for all 10 episodes to be announced later.