Link: Samantha Bee gets back behind the desk for YTV

From Cassandra Szklarski of the Canadian Press: Samantha Bee gets back behind the desk for YTV Outgoing Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondent Samantha Bee says she welcomed the chance to get behind a desk again for the Montreal-shot teen show Game On. It helped that she’d be working with another comic named Jon — … Continue reading Link: Samantha Bee gets back behind the desk for YTV

Link: Jonathan Torrens scores with new YTV series with Daily Show’s Samantha Bee

From Jim Slotek of Postmedia Network: Jonathan Torrens scores with new YTV series with Daily Show’s Samantha Bee “Are you a fan of the Norwegian original?” Jonathan Torrens says, straight-faced, before breaking into a smirk. I’m guessing virtually no one who’s not Norwegian has seen Kampen, the show that inspired YTV’s live-action series Game On … Continue reading Link: Jonathan Torrens scores with new YTV series with Daily Show’s Samantha Bee

YTV’s Game On Gives Play-By-Play of Teen’s life

From a media release: Corus Entertainment’s YTV is set to premiere, Game On, an innovative new live-action comedy that shows what it’s like when two enthusiastic sports announcers provide running commentary on every awkward, cringe-worthy moment of 14-year-old Toby Martin’s life. The 20 x half hour series premieres Monday, May 4 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on YTV. Visit the YTV blog … Continue reading YTV’s Game On Gives Play-By-Play of Teen’s life

Groundbreaking Stanley Dynamic bounds onto YTV

Acceptance of others is a common theme in family programming, but The Stanley Dynamic certainly breaks new ground in the way it’s done. Debuting Thursday at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on YTV, the live action series boasts a two-dimensional star: Luke Stanley, an animated 14-year-old who interacts with his three-dimensional family and world. “This is a gentle … Continue reading Groundbreaking Stanley Dynamic bounds onto YTV

DHX Media orders tween series Make it Pop for YTV

From a media release: DHX Media Ltd. (“DHX” or the “Company”) (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B), a key player internationally in the creation of content for families and children, has been commissioned by Nickelodeon in the US and YTV in Canada to produce a new, live-action musical-comedy series, entitled Make It Pop. The half-hour sitcom, which is targeted at the tween … Continue reading DHX Media orders tween series Make it Pop for YTV