- Comedian Russell Peters guest stars as Nelson's DJ-ing brother in season premiere -
- Dave Foley back as boss to lead exceptional ensemble cast -
- SPUN OUT Season 1 received impressive four CSA nominations -
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TORONTO, July 13, 2015 /CNW/ - CTV's original Canadian comedy series SPUN OUT returns Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO, beginning tomorrow, July 14, with guest star Russell Peters, it was confirmed today. The gang from DLPR resume their adventures in public relations, setting the tone for a new season full of laughs. The series will encore Fridays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV Two and Mondays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Comedy Network and can be found on demand on CTV.ca and CTV GO. Additionally, Season 1 will begin streaming Wednesday, July 15 on CraveTV™, while subscribers can also watch Season 2 episodes one day ahead of their CTV premiere with CraveTV's "first look" for Canadian series, beginning with Episode 2.
"Season 2 of SPUN OUT brings a whole new set of hilarious adventures, successes, and failures for the DLPR gang," said Phil King, President - CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming, Bell Media. "Viewers can also look forward to an incredible mix of guest stars, including Russell Peters, Seán Cullen, Jennifer Tilly, Darrin Rose, and more."
**Media Note** Photography for SPUN OUT is available online at BellMediaPR.ca
Earlier this year, the original workplace sitcom received four CSA nominations, including Best Comedy Series and Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role (Dave Foley). SPUN OUT won a CSA for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series category (Lauren Ash).
SPUN OUT centres on Dave Lyons (Dave Foley, KIDS IN THE HALL), the head of an established PR firm, staffed with people who can spin everyone's problems but their own. New this season, Beckett (Paul Campbell, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA) tries to execute the perfect casual relationship with a documentary filmmaker, Dave goes head to head with his ex-wife from a rival PR firm, and Stephanie (Rebecca Dalton, THE L.A. COMPLEX) must work with an old sorority sister whose oversized yoga line, "Blue Whale," lands her in hot water.
In the Season 2 premiere of SPUN OUT, entitled "My Brother's Speaker" (Tuesday, July 14 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV), when Nelson's (Al Mukadam) DJ-ing brother Ray (Red, White, and Brown) stops by, Nelson plans a big industry showcase for him. Ray shows up hours late, and Nelson learns his brother's true passion may not be music at all. Beckett is over the moon when Dave wants to spend time with him outside of work, but there's more to Dave's motives than meets the eye. Stephanie and Abby (Holly Deveaux) plan a poker night with Gordon (Darcy Michael) and Bryce (J.P. Manoux), but when the guys end up winning, the girls think they've been hustled.
SPUN OUT is produced by Project 10 Productions in association with CTV. Gemini Award winner Jeff Biederman (LIFE WITH DEREK, OVERRULED!) and three-time WGC Award winner and Gemini Award winner Brent Piaskoski (ACCORDING TO JIM, RADIO FREE ROSCOE, THE LATEST BUZZ) are co-creators, writers, and executive producers. Two-time Emmy Award winner Brian K. Roberts (EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND, THE DREW CAREY SHOW) is co-creator, director, and executive producer. Andrew Barnsley (SPORTS ON FIRE, SCHITT'S CREEK) is executive producer and Colin Brunton (PUPPETS WHO KILL) is producer. Sarah Fowlie is Director, Independent Production, Comedy, Bell Media. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, Programming, CTV Networks and CraveTV™. Phil King is President - CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming.
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@DaveSFoley - Dave Foley
@ThePaulCampbell - Paul Campbell
@JPManoux - J.P. Manoux
@mukadambamn - Al Mukadam
@theDarcyMichael - Darcy Michael
@beckydalts - Rebecca Dalton
@thehollydeveaux - Holly Deveaux
About Bell Media Independent Production
Bell Media has commissioned some of Canada's most-watched and most-acclaimed original programming, working with the best Canadian independent producers in the country. Hit CTV series include ratings success stories SAVING HOPE, MOTIVE, the record-breaking THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, and MASTERCHEF CANADA. Among the scripted series on Bell Media pay and specialty channels are the three-time Emmy®-nominated hit DEGRASSI, the internationally acclaimed ORPHAN BLACK, the most-watched original series in Space history BITTEN, Bravo's most-watched original drama 19-2, award-winning dramedy SENSITIVE SKIN, the adventure series KILLJOYS, and upcoming cult comedy, LETTERKENNY. Bell Media specialty channels are also home to hit factual series HIGHWAY THRU HELL, COLD WATER COWBOYS, and CANADA'S WORST DRIVER, among others.
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada's most-watched television network for the past 14 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX,NYSE : BCE ), Canada's largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network's website at CTV.ca.
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