YTV taking viewers to “The Funny Pit”

The Canadian kids net will begin airing the hybrid reality comedy series in November.
October 30, 2012

Corus Entertainment’s YTV will in November air The Funny Pit, a hybrid reality and comedy show produced by Vancouver-based Thunderbird Films in association with Great Pacific Television.

The reality comedy series helmed by comedian Roman Danylo (Comedy Inc.) will feature hidden camera gags, bloopers, viewer-submitted videos and photographs and “man on the street” social experiments.

Danylo will also act as the series host, with stand-up comedians Ryan Steele, Amy Goodmurphy, Toby Hargrave, Paul Bae and Ivan Decker guest starring.

The series premieres on the Canadian kids net on Nov. 4 at 9:30 p.m.

(From Playback Daily)

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