Howie comes to Global

New co-commissioned prankster comedy series from Howie Mandel premieres this January.

Howie Mandel is coming to Canada this season with Howie Do It, a new six-part comedy series co-commissioned by Global and NBC.

The original Canadian series will premiere in simulcast on the networks every Friday at 8 pm, starting Jan. 9. Filmed in Ontario this summer, each one-hour episode features Howie and his team of professional pranksters who take to the streets performing hoaxes and tricks on unsuspecting targets.

The series is executive produced by Mandel, Scott Hallock (Scare Tactics), Kevin Healey (<>Spy TV), Morgan Elliot and Michael Rotenberg.