CTV Original New Comedy Series DAN FOR MAYOR Premieres March 1

    
    Original New Comedy Series DAN FOR MAYOR Gets Inducted into CTV Line Up,
    March 1

    - New comedy stars CORNER GAS' Fred Ewanuick -

    - Original series joins Monday night comedy block at 8:30 p.m. ET -

    - Created by three of Canada's most talented comedy writers and
      producers -

    - Three real life Mayors make cameo appearances -

    - New episodes available post-broadcast on CTV.ca -
    

TORONTO, Feb. 9 /CNW/ - CORNER GAS and ROBSON ARMS alumnus Fred Ewanuick stars as Dan, an average 30-something bartender whose off-the-cuff comment spirals into his haphazard candidacy for mayor in the half-hour Original Comedy Series DAN FOR MAYOR, premiering Monday, March 1 at 8:30 p.m. ET on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Created and written by three of Canada's most respected comedy writers and producers - Mark Farrell (CORNER GAS; THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES), Paul Mather (CORNER GAS; THE RICK MERCER REPORT) and Kevin White (CORNER GAS; THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES) - DAN FOR MAYOR follows Dan on his new-found quest to make it big in local politics.

Monday nights on CTV are truly must-see: DAN FOR MAYOR follows CTV Original Comedy HICCUPS, as the two new Canadian series (8-9 p.m.) bookend a two-hour comedy block concluding with mega hits TWO AND A HALF MEN and THE BIG BANG THEORY (9-10 p.m.) Following the television broadcast of DAN FOR MAYOR, new episodes are available on demand on The CTV Video Player at CTV.ca and from popular internet download stores. Viewers can also enjoy encore broadcasts of DAN FOR MAYOR on Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on The Comedy Network.

    
    (xx)Media Note(xx) - Photos for DAN FOR MAYOR are available at
    www.ctvmedia.ca/ctv
    

"DAN FOR MAYOR comes from three of Canada's most successful comedy writers and producers and stars one of our country's most loveable actors," said Susanne Boyce, President, Creative, Content and Channels, CTV Inc. "We're betting viewers will vote for DAN FOR MAYOR."

"I'm very excited. CTV has given us a great time slot, on a great night," said Fred Ewanuick. "I'm proud of the work everyone has done on the show, and I hope Canada likes it as much as I do."

To view the complete release, please click here: http://ctvmedia.ca/ctv/releases/release.asp?id=12185&yyyy=2010

SOURCE News - Media

For further information: For further information: Amanda Rinaldo, CTV Inc., (416) 384-5325 or amanda.rinaldo@ctv.ca; Renee Dupuis, CTV Inc., (416) 384-3154 or renee.dupuis@ctv.ca


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