Hugo the TV troll (Skærmtrolden Hugo in Danish) is an international media franchise which was created by the Danish company Interactive Television Entertainment (ITE) in 1990 for the purpose of interactive television for children. It is based on the titular fictional character of Hugo, a friendly, small Scandinavian folklore troll fighting against evil, often to save his family. Since its premiere in 1990, the original game show has been aired in more than 40 other countries, spawning dozens of video games for various platforms as well as numerous other merchandise, including dedicated magazines. As of 2012, the commercial parts of the franchise consists mostly of mobile games being published by the Danish company Hugo Games. An animated feature film is currently in development.
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