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The presenters of What Not to Wear in the UK.Photograph: PR Aki Narula and Soha Ali Khan, the presenters of India’s version of What Not to Wear. Photograph: PR Rick Gervais as David Brent in The Office. Photograph: BBC/Ray Burmiston/BBCPhotograph: BBC/Ray Burmiston/BBC Avi Meshulam plays Dvir Benedek, David Brent’s character in the Israeli version of The Office.Photograph: Public Domain The UK cast of Gavin & Stacey. Photograph: BBCPhotograph: BBC The American cast of Gavin & Stacey, which is to air on Fox. Photograph: FoxPhotograph: Fox Steve Carrell, right, and Will Ferrell in the US version of The Office. Photograph: Chris Haston/NBCPhotograph: Chris Haston/NBC

F*ck yeah, British television. 

The mothership has put together this excellent gallery that illustrates British influence over global television trends in recent years.

Advantage: … isn’t this one a bit obvious?   

(Headline inspired by this excellent Tumblr.)