Where were your favorite TV shows created?

A scene from 'Survivor' on CBS.
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Some of America's most popular shows have arrived from overseas.

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The cast of 'The Office.'
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Question 1 of 8 Score: 0

'The Office' originated in which country?

The U.S. version, starring Steve Carell as a socially awkward boss, aired for nine seasons on NBC. It's based on a U.K. version created by and starring comedian Ricky Gervais. Gervais also made cameos on the American version.

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Claire Danes and Damian Lewis in 'Homeland.'
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Question 2 of 8 Score: 0

Showtime's popular 'Homeland' is based on a show from which country?

'Homeland' is based on an Israeli show that won an award for best television drama in the country in 2010. Both versions are helmed by produced by Gideon Raff. Homeland is one of many shows from Israel that have been adapted for American TV.

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America Ferrera as 'Ugly Betty.'
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Question 3 of 8 Score: 0

'Ugly Betty' originally aired in which South American country?

'Ugly Betty,' which aired for four seasons on ABC and starred America Ferrera, is based on a Colombian telenovela. More than a dozen other countries have adapted their own version of the show.

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'The Killing' starred Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman.
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Question 4 of 8 Score: 0

Detective series 'The Killing' is based on a show from which country?

Danish drama 'Forbrydelsen' was set in Copenhagen and received numerous nominations and awards including a BAFTA Award and an International Emmy. The American version of the show, set in Seattle, was saved from cancellation twice due to its intense fan base.

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'Wilfred' stars a talking dog and Elijah Wood.
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Question 5 of 8 Score: 0

'Wilfred,' a show about a talking dog, originated in which country?

Talking dogs hail from Down Under. Jason Gann created the show and portrays the dog in both the U.S. and Australian editions. The American version also features Elijah Wood, of 'Lord of the Rings' fame.

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Jeff Probst is the host of 'Survivor.'
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Question 6 of 8 Score: 0

The popular competition series 'Survivor' first aired in which country?

The series that launched the reality show boom first aired in Sweden as 'Expedition Robinson' in 1997. The U.S. adaptation launched in the summer of 2000 to record ratings. CBS now airs two editions each year. The show is currently celebrating its 30th season.

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Gabriel Byrne starred in the American version of 'In Treatment.'
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Question 7 of 8 Score: 0

The HBO drama 'In Treatment' is based on a show from which country?

The show about a therapist and his patients originated in Israel and has been adapted for audiences in Argentina, the Netherlands, Japan and Brazil. The U.S. version starred Gabriel Byrne. HBO and other networks recently visited Israel to investigate adapting more shows.

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'House of Cards' stars Kevin Space and Robin Wright.
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Question 8 of 8 Score: 0

The Netflix show 'House of Cards' is based on a show from which country?

The popular show, starring Kevin Spacey, is based on a British miniseries of the same name. That version was ranked 84th in the British Film Institute list of the 100 Greatest British Television Programs.

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