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Thursday, Jun. 30, 2022
Channel features all 151 Episodes of the Iconic Canadian Comedy, including “Corner Gas” Live Action Series, “Corner Gas Animated” and “Corner Gas: The Movie,” and follows the June 24 on-demand premiere of the fourth season of “Corner Gas Animated”   TORONTO (June 30, 2022) – Due to popular demand in the US, Prairie Pants Distribution (Vérité Films and 335 Productions) excitedly announces today that their beloved franchise CORNER GAS has launched a FAST Channel on Amazon Freevee in the...
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Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021
Hey folks!    To mark the end of Corner Gas’s historic run, we’d like to share some Canada-wide media coverage of the Series Finale.     We can’t wait to see what’s next, and we thank you all for sticking with us throughout this wild ride.    Iconic Canadian franchise shuttered after 17 years (Playback)  ...
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Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021
Star-studded lineup includes Lorne Cardinal, Elisapie, Pura Fé, David Henry Hwang, Hugh Jackman, Blake Lively, Karen Kain, Tina Keeper, Dan Levy, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Annie Murphy, Steven Page, Cobie Smulders, and many more   NOVEMBER 16, 2021 – OTTAWA, CANADA – The National Arts Centre (NAC), in partnership with the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Foundation (GGPAAF) and Vérité Films, is delighted to announce the star-studded lineup and new details about the Governor...
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Friday, Nov. 27, 2020
Corner Gas Animated announces the release of "Everyone Can Sing at Christmas", Brent Butt's first-ever holiday single. You can access the single across all platforms here. The accompanying music video is set to premiere on Monday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m. ET on the Corner Gas YouTube Channel. 
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Friday, Sep. 18, 2020
Canadian Creative Accelerator announces its first class of 6 TV production companies Six diverse TV production companies representative of the broad range of creative talent that has made Canada a source of streaming and broadcast hits in the U.S. have been accepted in the first class of the Canadian Creative Accelerator (CCA). This first group of content creators, highly rated by industry judges from both sides of the border, was announced today at Content Canada’s Digital...
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Tuesday, May. 5, 2020
Jeremy Fisher Junior Saturday Morning Special Concerts Stream Live Saturdays at 11 am ET on Facebook Tuesday, May 5, 2020 —   Toronto, ON  –  Multi JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter and dad,  Jeremy Fisher , offers COVID-19 relief for kids and families from now to mid-June with weekly live concerts on Facebook.com/JeremyFisherJunior every Saturday Morning at 11 am ET. Each 30-minute concert is designed for parents and kids to enjoy together in an effort to support...
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Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020
The Laureates of the 2020 Governor General's Performing arts Awards were announced today!  Receiving Lifetime Artistic Achievement Awards are Tantoo Cardinal, Alexina Louie, Zab Maboungou, Catherine O'Hara, and Florent Vollant.  The recipient of the Ramon John Hnatyshyn Prize for Voluntarism in the Arts is Lynda Hamilton, and the recipient of the National Arts Centre Award is Ryan Reynolds.   The laurates will be celebrated during a gala event at the National Arts Centre on April 25, 2020,...
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Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
TORONTO (Oct. 3, 2019) – CTV and Prairie Pants Distribution Inc. confirmed today that CORNER GAS ANIMATED Season 1 and 2 will become available for the first time in the U.S. as an IMDb Original. On October 15, all 24 episodes of CORNER GAS ANIMATED Season 1 and 2 will be joined exclusively in the U.S. on IMDb TV by Canada’s most-watched live-action comedy franchise of all time, CORNER GAS, including 107 episodes of the International Emmy Award-nominated, six-season live action...
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Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
IMDb TV becomes exclusive U.S. home of CTV’s smash-hit Corner Gas franchise Corner Gas Animated is based on Corner Gas, Canada's highest-rated live-action comedy franchise of all-time Viewers can now stream the smash hit live-action comedy Corner Gas (107 episodes), Corner Gas: The Movie and Corner Gas Animated (24 episodes) for free on IMDb TV   SEATTLE--( BUSINESS WIRE )--(NASDAQ:AMZN) —  IMDb TV , a free streaming service offering thousands of premium movies and TV...
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Thursday, Jun. 6, 2019
  – JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter Jeremy Fisher Junior’s debut children’s album, Highway to Spell, inspires new multi-platform children’s brand – TORONTO (June 6, 2019) – Vérité Films, the boutique production house behind Canada’s #1 comedy brand, Corner Gas, is thrilled to announce their return to children’s television with Jeremy and Tunebug. The animated children’s television, music, and multi-platform digital brand stars three-time JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter Jeremy Fisher...
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Wednesday, May. 29, 2019
– Michael J. Fox makes special guest star appearance in the Season 2 premiere, Monday, July 1 at 8 p.m. ET/PT – – Season 2 premieres with two back-to-back episodes following an all-day marathon of Season 1 beginning at 8 a.m. ET – TORONTO (May 27, 2019) – As Brent Leroy announced today on CTV’s YOUR MORNING, Season 2 of CORNER GAS ANIMATED arrives on The Comedy Network this Canada Day, with a special guest star appearance from Michael J. Fox. The most-watched original series of all...
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Wednesday, May. 29, 2019
Corner Gas Animated won the 2019 Leo Award for Best Animation in a Program or Series on May 26, 2019.  Executive producers David Storey and Brent Butt and post-production supervisor Regan Blakesley were on hand to pick up the hardware and celebrate! The Leo Awards recognize achievement in the British Columbia film and television industry and are awarded annually.
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Tuesday, Apr. 30, 2019
Comedy In The Cloud: How Canada's Greatest Export Found A World Market by Giovanni Rodriguez, originally posted on Forbes.com   Canada is building a wall (a  pay wall), and Americans are paying for it. A bit of context, before I go deep: for three decades in my early years, I found myself watching a lot of Canadian comedy in the wee hours, but it was only in the middle decade -- the 80s -- when I first became aware of it. In the first decade, it was Saturday Night Live,...
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Friday, Jun. 22, 2018
CORNER GAS ANIMATED Is the Most-Watched Original Series Ever on The Comedy Network Season 1 finale airs Monday at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy – Corner Gas Animated airs on CTV, Sundays at 8:30 p.m. ET / MT– TORONTO (June 22, 2018) – With the first season coming to a close, The Comedy Network confirmed today that CORNER GAS ANIMATED is its #1 original series of all time. Following its debut as the most-watched series premiere in the history of Comedy, CORNER GAS ANIMATED became the channel’s...
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Thursday, Jun. 14, 2018
CORNER GAS ANIMATED and Saskatchewan Roughriders Pump It Up   – Iconic Canadian brands collaborate in time for season home opener, June 15, with the Roughriders hosting the Toronto Argonauts airing live at 8:30 pm ET / 6:30 p.m. CT on TSN – – Season 1 of CORNER GAS ANIMATED joins CTV summer schedule Sundays at 8:30 p.m. ET/MT, beginning June 17. New episodes currently air Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Comedy Network – – CORNER GAS ANIMATED renewed for a second season – To tweet this...
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