From a media release:
The Comedy Network announced today the debut of 4 new series and the return of several, popular multi-award winning programs for the 2007/2008 Season.
New Original Series:
The Jon Dore Show stars award-winning comedian Jon Dore whose flat out crazy take on life is told through an array of real-life interviews, off-the-wall tangents and wild antics. Topics include: performing as a male stripper to help cure the blahs; getting help from a Hypnotist to squash a smoking addiction; and enlisting the services of an army drill sergeant to whip himself into shape. The 13-part, half-hour series is The Comedy Network?s newest original production.
Returning Original Series:
The Comedy Network’s highest-rated Canadian comedy series revs up this fall as Corner Gas returns with 19 episodes of high-octane laughs straight from Dog River, Saskatchewan. This multi-award winning series was recently nominated for seven Leo Awards, including Best Music, Comedy or Variety Program, or Series.
Having recently won the prestigious Gold Medal Award for Best TV Variety Program at the New York Festivals for a third year in a row, sketch series Comedy Inc. returns for a fifth season of edgy sketch, social/political satire and uninhibited physical comedy.
The 11th season of this multi-award-winning, star-making, stand-up series, Comedy Now! promises to deliver another year of uncensored, all-Canadian laughs.
Reserve your ringside seats for the ultimate in satire as today’s hottest stars trade punches in the animated series, Celebrity Deathmatch, returning this fall to The Comedy Network. This season’s celebrity matches include: Johnny Depp vs Orlando Bloom, Hilary Duff vs Lindsay Lohan and Barry Bonds vs Bud Selig. Celebrity Deathmatch is a Comedy Network/MTV co-production.
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