Produced by Gestmusic, part of Banijay Iberia, Traitors España will be hosted by actor Sergio Peris-Mencheta and will premiere on the platform in February 2023.

HBO Max announced the premiere of Traitors España, the Spanish edition of the exciting celebrity competition format, The Traitors.

The 8-part program, produced by Gestmusic (Banijay Iberia) for HBO Max in Spain, will premiere in February 2023.

Traitors España is an exciting psychological game in which 18 celebrities compete as they try to guess who they can trust among their peers. The adaptation has been shot in a monumental medieval castle, hosted by actor and director Sergio Peris-Mencheta.

The Traitors format was originally developed by IDTV and All3Media for RTL4 in the Netherlands, and versions have already been ordered in the UK, US, Belgium and Australia.

It was created by Marc Pos, idtv Chief Executive, and Jasper Hoogendoorn, Creative Director. The format has been further developed with RTL’s creative unit and produced by IDTV.

Premiering in March 2021 as De Verraders on RTL4, it drew an impressive 43% share among adults 25-54 and 50% among 16-24s. After the first two episodes aired, it was renewed for a second season. IDTV is currently producing the third installment of The Traitors.

All3Media International distributes The Traitors format worldwide and markets the film in UK, US and Australian adaptations. In the UK, the premiere attracted 3.8 million viewers with a 24.3% share which exceeded the slot average by 22%, making it one of BBC One’s top ten unscripted shows among adults from 16 to 34 years old from January 2022 to date.

Traitors España is an exciting psychological adventure in which betrayal and deceit are the rules of the game. Eighteen celebrities gather in a disturbing castle, whose profiles, professions and personalities are focused to benefit the game. Your mission is to complete a series of challenges with the goal of earning a loot of silver bars. However, some of them are designated as traitors among the faithful, and with this, a game of lies, conspiracies, betrayals and alliances begins to reach the end. The traitors aim to kill, one by one, all the faithful. The faithful, for their part, must discover and banish the traitors. In this exciting psychological format, will the faithful manage to unmask the traitors in time?