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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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Thursday, Jun. 7, 2018
  Bell Media Announces First Wave of 2018/19 Original Canadian Entertainment Productions with 42 New and Returning Series and Specials   – New original comedy JANN and Season 3 of THE BEAVERTON join CTV’s winning schedule, as acclaimed event series CARDINAL is renewed for Season 4 in advance of Season 3 premiere – – CANADA’S WALK OF FAME AWARDS returns to CTV – – Bell Media Studios renewals include ETALK, THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW, THE SOCIAL, and YOUR MORNING – –...
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Monday, Jun. 4, 2018
CTV Announces Heroic 2018 Summer Schedule Anchored By Highly Anticipated, First-Ever THE AMAZING RACE CANADA: HEROES EDITION # # # CTV Delivers Hollywood Star Power this Summer with Rachel Bilson and Eddie Cibrian in New Drama TAKE TWO, Amy Poehler in New Series MAKING IT, and Jennifer Lopez with the Return of WORLD OF DANCE     – Fan-favourite AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR returns to CTV with new obstacles as competitors continue their quest for physical excellence...
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Tuesday, May. 22, 2018
Corner Gas Animated pays tribute to Mike O'Brien's 'Wes Humboldt' "I know he would get such a kick out of it." — Robin Summerfield Barb Pacholik, Regina Leader-Post, Regina Leader-Post SHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRINT Seeing yourself — not to mention your late husband — in a cartoon form is a surreal moment. There were tears, but also smiles when Robin Summerfield previewed an upcoming Corner Gas Animated episode that pays tribute to “Wes Humboldt,” played in...
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Tuesday, May. 22, 2018
‘It’s for my son’: Widow of Winnipeg comedian Mike O’Brien makes special guest appearance on Corner Gas Robin Summerfield says episode of animated TV show keeps ‘Mike’s memory alive in a … super fun, cool way’ Ian Froese  ·  CBC News  ·  Posted: May 18, 2018 2:01 PM CT | Last Updated: May 18   Wes Humboldt, the character played by late comedian Mike O’Brien, seen behind the counter of his liquor store/insurance business in a...
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Tuesday, May. 22, 2018
Getting Animated Widow of Corner Gas actor pays tribute to her husband on cartoon version of hit comedy By: Randall King Posted: 05/19/2018 3:00 AM  |  The Comedy Network.   Wes Humboldt was a Corner Gas character portrayed by Winnipeg’s Mike O’Brien, who died in 2015. Corner Gas Animated pays tribute to O’Brien with an episode coming out Monday.   “You think there’s not a lot goin’ on/ But look closer...
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Tuesday, May. 22, 2018
Corner Gas Animated salutes Victoria cast member     Previous Nex The creators of Corner Gas Animated are paying tribute to late Corner Gas cast member Mike O’Brien of Victoria during an episode of the hit Comedy Network series airing Monday. O’Brien, who died of cancer in 2015, played a recurring character on the original series, which ran on CTV until 2009. The Victoria native appears in cartoon form next...
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Friday, Apr. 27, 2018
CORNER GAS ANIMATED Becomes the Most-Watched Series Premiere in the History of The Comedy Network –Premiere episode “Bone Dry” draws 360,300 viewers to date, the biggest debut in Comedy’s history – – All new episodes air Monday nights at 8 p.m. ET/PT– – Viewers can catch up on past episodes on demand through Comedy GO and TheComedyNetwork.ca – April 9, 2018 TORONTO (April 9, 2018) – In advance of its second episode airing tonight, The Comedy Network confirmed...
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