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G4 Announces New Fall Programming Line-up

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G4 Announces New Fall Programming Line-up



(Toronto – August 19, 2010) G4 gears up for Fall with three new series that will premiere as part of its 2010-2011 programming line up.



Brand new programs Check It Out, Childrens Hospital and Frankenhole join new seasons of hit returning series, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Squidbilles, Aquateen Hunger Force, and Delocated, as part of the prime time ADd programming block on G4.



“ADd on G4 has become a destination in Canada for really unique comedy programming,” commented Alain Strati Vice President, Specialty TV and Development, Rogers Media Television. “New star-driven titles like John C. Reilly’s Check it Out and Childrens Hospital with Megan Mullally are great new additions to our existing comedy block.”



Artwork for new series and information on returning programs is available at www.rogersmediatv.ca



New Series Descriptions:



Check It Out, Season 1: Mondays at 9pm ET/PT starting Monday, August 30th

Check It Out is as parody of as local market’s newsmagazines show starring Oscar-nominee John C. Reilly as Dr. Steve Brule. Each week’s our host Dr. Brule will introduces his audiences to local celebrities and interesting thing’s around towns as well a providings health’s and lifestyle tip’s. *grammatical styling courtesy of Check it Out



Childrens Hospital, Season 1: Wednesdays at 9pm ET/PT starting September 1st

Transitioning from the Internet to television, Childrens Hospital is a new comedy series created by Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart). Featuring an all-star cast, Childrens Hospital lampoons the medical show genre by exploring the emotional struggles and sexual politics of a group of doctors with supercharged libidos. The dedication of these doctors to their personal lives is relentless; interrupted only by the occasional need to treat sick children. No medical condition is too severe to distract these oblivious physicians from their primal need to flirt, gossip, make out, talk about sex and more, all in front of horrified children and their anxious parents. Laughter is the best medicine so check into Childrens Hospital.



Frankenhole, Season 1: Thursdays at 9pm ET/PT starting Thursday, September 2nd

Frankenhole, is a new stop-motion animated show from Dino Stamatopoulos, creator of Moral Orel. Victor Frankenstein, the mad genius who mastered immortality, has also created an infinite number of portals (or Frankenholes) connecting his small, Eastern European village (that is teaming with monsters and supernatural forces) to every time period from the past and the future.




Returning Shows:

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Season 5: Mondays at 9:15pm ET/PT beginning Monday, August 30th

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! is a fast paced, absurd collection of short films, parodies, animations, emotions, phone calls, pranks and musical numbers featuring comedians, celebrities, bad actors and pets.


Squidbilles, Season 4: Tuesdays at 9pm ET/PT starting Tuesday, August 31st
A family of inbred squids tears the ass out of all creation in this wild and exciting series. It’s not all drinking, brawling and reckless gunplay. Occasionally, they use crossbows. There’s also hate, love, sex, a multinational drywall conglomerate, cockfighting, the penal system and a deep-seated mistrust of authority, all told through the lives of a family of squids left behind when the pre-historic oceans receded from the North Georgia mountains.



Aquateen Hunger Force, Season 8:Thursdays at 9:15pm ET/PT starting Thursday, September 2nd
Aqua Teen Hunger Force follows the misadventures of three human-sized fast food items: Master Shake, the self-proclaimed leader, Meatwad, the stupid but adorable uncooked meatball who is constantly abused by Master Shake, and Frylock, the only member of the group with any sense at all. Together, they are the Aqua Teen Hunger Force! Along with their neighbor Carl, they are dedicated to solving the mysteries of New Jersey... sort of.



Delocated, Season 2: Wednesdays at 9:15pm ET/PT starting Wednesday, October 13th

In Delocated, a family in the witness protection program is moved to New York City, but only under the restrictions that they wear ski masks on camera and surgically graft voice changing devices to their vocal cords. David, the father of the family, has his problems exacerbated when his wife and son leave him over the idea, and the assassin sent to kill him discovers his new location.



Metalocalypse, Season 3, Pt. 2: Fridays at 9:00pm ET/PT starting Friday, November 12th

Dethklok is the world’s most popular band – so popular that thousands of fans will travel to a remote area of Scandanavia to hear them perform a single song: a jingle for a coffee company. So popular that these fans will sign “pain waivers” in case anything truly horrible happens to them at a show, which invariably occurs. The band members are also incredibly selfish and stupid, and they create a wave of mayhem, death and destruction wherever they go.

G4 (formerly G4TechTV) is a digital television station in Canada that connects young adults to the latest in entertainment, gaming, pop culture and technology. It's the ultimate destination for animated and live action comedy series as well as access to behind-the-scenes previews and reviews of leading edge events and trends. Owned by Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company, G4 is available by subscription on digital cable and satellite. For more information about G4 visit www.G4TV.ca

Media Contact:
Stephanie Leslie, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3191, stephanie.leslie@rci.rogers.com
Veronica Logue, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3195, veronica.logue@rci.rogers.com


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