Radio & Television

Canadian satire site gets own fake news show on Comedy Network

TORONTO – Canadian satire site TheBeaverton.com will bring its brand of mock news to Bell Media’s Comedy Network this November in a new TV series aptly called The Beaverton.The first-look promo clip of the show introduces comedians Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas (pictured) as the co-anchors of a new fake news program, informed by real events, the cultural zeitgeist, and national news media. Produced by Pier 21 Films in association with The Comedy Network, 13 episodes of the half-hour series are set to be filmed in front of a live studio audience in Toronto beginning September 24, with field production already in progress in...