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In the news: Pure Pwnage owns the screen

PurePwnageFrom the Canada Media Fund’s Interactivity newsletter:

  • Pure Pwnage: Gaming Kings Own the Screen
    “While Canada’s screen media producers continue to strategize ways to monetize online content, two guys went out and did it. The fun way. Jarett Cale and Geoff Lapaire are the creators of Pure Pwnage, a web series they launched in 2005 that just finished an original TV season on Showcase. In the series, Cale appears as Jeremy, a player on top of his computer game, with Lapaire behind the camera as his brother Kyle, recording Jeremy’s slacker misadventures.” Read more.

Pure Pwnage comes to Showcase March 12

From a media release:

Are You A n00b Or 1337?*

Pure Pwnage brings video gaming hilarity to Showcase beginning March 12

  • World Broadcast Premiere airs Friday, March 12 at 10pm ET/PT
  • A huge hit online, Pure Pwnage makes rare leap from web series to Canadian TV
  • Exclusive webisodes currently available online at showcase.ca and purepwnage.com/tv

To the delight of kick-ass gamers, closet gamers, hopeless gamers and irreverent comedy lovers across Canada – Pure Pwnage (pronounced ownage) is making its world broadcast television premiere Friday, March 12 at 10pm ET/PT exclusively on Showcase (airing weekly in that timeslot). The series will also have a significant presence on showcase.ca.

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Pure Pwnage goes from web to TV

From a media release:


  • Canwest announces series pick up of popular web series for Showcase
  • First Canadian web series to transition to television [TV, eh? comment: Does Sanctuary not count?]

Continuing its slew of pilot and series pickup announcements, Canwest pulls inspiration from the web world by greenlighting Pure Pwnage, a half-hour comedy series for Showcase. A huge hit online, Pure Pwnage is the first Canadian web series to graduate to TV. Slated to begin production this Fall, the series will air on Showcase in 2010.

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