CTV Acquires Hidden-Camera Comedy BETTY WHITE'S OFF THEIR ROCKERS, Premiering Jan. 16
- The legendary Betty White hosts and executive produces the half-hour series -
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TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - CTV announced today that it has acquired BETTY WHITE'S OFF THEIR ROCKERS, a new hidden-camera comedy hosted and executive-produced by seven-time Emmy Award®-winner Betty White. A sneak peek of the hilarious new series premieres Monday, Jan. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on CTV (visit ctv.ca to confirm local listings). Please visit ctv.ca for further scheduling of the half-hour series. OFF THEIR ROCKERS premieres hot on the heels of White's award-winning HOT IN CLEVELAND, returning Jan. 10 at 8:30 p.m. ET on CTV.
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In the sneak peek episode, White sends a fearless band of senior
citizens to the streets to pull shockingly hilarious pranks on the
younger generation. As star of the series, the inimitable and charming
White is featured in brazenly funny sketches, providing saucy
commentary between the pranks and sharing her engaging, comical pearls
White stars in every BETTY WHITE'S OFF THEIR ROCKERS episode in unpredictable comedy moments, reflecting her own unique comedic style, and also serves as the on-camera host. White, a seven-time Emmy Award®-winner, also executive-produced the series, adapted from the hit Belgium series BENIDORM BASTARDS.
"People have been telling me that I'm "Off My Rockers" for years," says White. "Now I can prove it!"
BETTY WHITE'S OFF THEIR ROCKERS is produced by Kinetic Content in association with Hallock Healey Entertainment. Chris Coelen, Matilda Zoltowski, Betty White, Scott Hallock, Kevin Healey, Tim Van Aelst and Tim Gibbons are the executive producers of the series.
CTV, Canada's Olympic Network, is also Canada's largest private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV is Canada's most-watched television network and lead broadcaster of the London 2012 Olympic Games. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital. 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.
Jacqui VanSickle, CTV & CTV Two, 416.384.5091 or firstname.lastname@example.org