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Corner Gas: Being Revived as Animated Series in Canada

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This should be a gas, eh? Canada's The Comedy Network is reviving the Corner Gas TV show as an animated series. Watch a teaser, below. The original live-action comedy series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. A feature film followed, in 2014.Set in the fictional town of Dog River, Saskatchewan, Corner Gas features the only gas station around for miles. Brent Butt, Gabrielle Miller, Fred Ewanuick, Eric Peterson, Janet Wright, Lorne Cardinal, Tara Spencer-Nairn, and Nancy Robertson starred in the original series. Learn more from The Comedy Network, after the jump.Read More…
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Canadian sitcom Corner Gas for movie spin-off

Canadian sitcom Corner Gas for movie spin-off
Canadian sitcom Corner Gas is set to get a film spin-off.

The show, which ran for six seasons, was the top-rated sitcom in Canada with a record-breaking three million people watching the series finale in 2009.

The film already has funding from Canadian broadcaster Bell Media and film financier Telefilm Canada but is looking for an extra $100,000 from crowd sourcing to fund the spin-off.

Eric Peterson, Janet Wright, Gabrielle Miller, Fred Ewanuick, Lorne Cardinal, Tara Spencer-Nairn and Nancy Robertson are all set to return as their characters.

Writer and star of the show Brent Butt said of the 90-minute project: "I'm excited. The entire gang is back."

Picking up five years after the TV finale, residents of Dog River will discover their town has been mismanaged and they all have to move away.

Deciding to make one last rally to save Dog River, they discover a plan by a corporate chain
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R.I.P. Dale Robertson

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Dale Robertson, best remembered for his roles in television and movie Westerns, has died. His niece Nancy Robertson tells the Associated Press her uncle died Tuesday at a hospital in La Jolla, CA following a brief illness. He was 89. Dale Robertson had small roles in films beginning in the late 1940s, including The Boy With The Green Hair and Flamingo Road. He went on to play Jesse James in Fighting Man Of The Plains before moving into television in the 1950s. His best remembered series were Tales Of Wells Fargo, Iron Horse, and Death Valley Days (1968-70). He also played the lead role in the first of A. C. Lyles’ second feature Westerns, Law Of The Lawless. He continued working in TV in the 1970s and 1980s, landing roles in the popular night-time soap operas Dallas and Dynasty. His final role was Zeke in TV’s Harts Of The West.
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'Hiccups' Season 1 On DVD On Jan. 11

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While the premiere of Hiccups' second season has yet to be announced by CTV, a Canadian TV network, its first season will be released on DVD on January 11.

This Canadian half-hour comedy, which was shot in Vancouver, tells the story of Millie Upton (Nancy Robertson), a successful writer for children books. She's also emotionally unpredictable. This is why her editor, Joyce Haddison (Laura Soltis), believes that Millie needs some help. This is why Millie sees Stan Dirko (Brent Butt), a self-proclaimed life coach. However, Millie doesn't know that she's Stan's first client.

The show also stars David Ingram, Emily Perkins and Paula Rivera.
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Production Underway for 'Hiccups' Season 2

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Two days ago, production began in Vancouver for the second season of Hiccups. For the moment, CTV, a Canadian TV network, hasn't announced any premiere date for this Canadian TV series.

In Hiccups, Nancy Robertson (Wanda from Corner Gas) plays Millie Upton a popular children's author who just happens to have anger issues and several other emotional "hiccups." On a whim, Millie impulsively enlists the aid of a life coach Stan Dirko (Brent Butt). Unfortunately, Stan isn't a particularly good life coach. In fact, Millie is his first client ever. So, essentially we have a woman with no idea how to behave, being guided by someone who has no idea what he's doing. It's the lost leading the lost, with the best of intentions, high expectations, and very little success.

The regular members of the cast also includes Laura Soltis (The Guard) as Joyce, David Ingram (Smallville) as Taylor Rymes,
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CTV Renews 'Hiccups' for a 2nd Season

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Yesterday, CTV, a private Canadian TV network, announced that it will renew the sitcom Hiccups for a second season. However, CTV hasn't announce the premiere date for Hiccups's second season and CTV's other current four original series.

Millie Upton (Nancy Robertson), is a famous writer of children books. She has a tendency to burst into anger, which she refers as "hiccups". Despite that, Joyce Haddison, her editor, gives Millie a second chance by following the suggestion of Taylor Rymes (David Ingram), Millie's agent. Thefore, Millie sees Stan Dirko (Brent Butt), a life-coach. However, Millie is Stan's first client ever...

The show also stars Paula Rivera, as Stan's wife (Anna), and Emily Perkins, as the grouchy secretary of Joyce.
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Trailer of Upcoming TV Series 'Hiccups'

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Six hours ago, actor Brent Butt (Corner Gas) announced on his Twitter page that you no longer need a password to visit the web site of Sparrow Media, his production company. Isn't that great? In other news, the trailer of CTV's upcoming half-hour comedy Hiccups - which was created by Brent Butt - had been released online. Moreover, the show premieres on March 1rst at 8 Pm on CTV.

In Hiccups, Nancy Robertson (Wanda from Corner Gas) plays Millie Upton a popular children's author who just happens to have anger issues and several other emotional "hiccups." On a whim, Millie impulsively enlists the aid of a life coach Stan Dirko (Brent Butt). Unfortunately, Stan isn't a particularly good life coach. In fact, Millie is his first client ever. So, essentially we have a woman with no idea how to behave, being guided by someone who has no idea what he's doing.
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TV News: CTV's 'Hiccups' Begins Production

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From a press release

Corner Gas alum Nancy Robertson (photo) cast in lead role.Brent Butt returns to helm his latest project as creator, writer, show runner, executive producer and co-star.Production now underway in Vancouver, BC.

Vancouver, BC (October 19, 2009) – CTV, in association with The Comedy Network and Sparrow Media, announced today that principal photography is underway on the original comedy series, Hiccups, in Vancouver, BC. From the star and mastermind behind CTV’s hit comedy Corner Gas, Brent Butt returns to helm his latest project as creator, writer, executive producer and co-star. The 13-part, half-hour series stars the hilarious Nancy Robertson (Corner Gas) as the lead character and will continue production through November. Hiccups is the second CTV/The Comedy Network comedy series to begin production this month, the first being Dan For Mayor, starring Fred Ewanuick (Corner Gas, Robson Arms).

In Hiccups, Robertson plays the role of Millie Upton,
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'Corner Gas' Vets Spark New Series

While revealing its fall 2009 schedule last week, CTV also confirmed two half-hour comedies that will be in production for air in the 2010-2011 broadcast season.

The first, Hiccups is creative, executive produced and written by Corner Gas creator Brent Butt. Gas alumnus Nancy Robertson stars as a children’s author with anger issues. Butt will co-star as her life coach.

Fred Ewanuick, another Gas vet, is a 30-something bartender who runs for the mayor of his hometown in Dan for Mayor, coming from writers and producers Mark Farrell, Paul Mather and Kevin White.
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