TV

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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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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