Viewers No Longer Need to Hold Their Breath: CTV Original Series HICCUPS
Premieres March 1

- Featuring Brent Butt, HICCUPS stars CORNER GAS alumnus Nancy Robertson -

- Original series leads Monday Comedy block on CTV at 8 p.m. ET -

- A second bout of HICCUPS can be caught on The Comedy Network,

- Saturdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT -

- New episodes available post-broadcast on The CTV Video Player at CTV.ca -

- and on popular internet download stores -

TORONTO, Feb. 9 /CNW/ - Prolonged laughter is often the cause of HICCUPS. This isn't news for HICCUPS creator and writer Brent Butt: his latest brainchild, and CTV's newest original series, premieres Monday, March 1 at 8 p.m. ET (visit CTV.ca (less than)http://www.ctv.ca/(greater than) to confirm local broadcast times). The 13-part, half-hour comedy series stars Nancy Robertson as Millie Upton, a successful children's author who's prone to flying off the handle, and features Brent Butt as Stan Dirko, Millie's less-than-qualified life-coach. Together, they work through Millie's.err.unpredictable spasms, and lead the laughs on CTV's two-hour Monday night comedy block.

HICCUPS is followed by CTV Original Comedy series DAN FOR MAYOR at 8:30 p.m. and the blockbuster Top 10 hits TWO AND A HALF MEN (http://shows.ctv.ca/twoAndAHalfMen.aspx) and THE BIG BANG THEORY (http://shows.ctv.ca/TheBigBangTheory.aspx) at 9 and 9:30 p.m. Following the television broadcasts of HICCUPS, new episodes are available on demand on The CTV Video Player at CTV.ca, thecomedynetwork.ca and on the go at popular internet download stores. Viewers can also enjoy encore broadcasts of HICCUPS on Saturdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The Comedy Network.

To view the complete release, please click here: http://ctvmedia.ca/ctv/releases/release.asp?id=12181&yyyy=2010

SOURCE CTV

For further information: For further information: Sara McLaren, CTV Inc., (416) 384-6104 or smclaren@ctv.ca; Mary Costa, CTV Inc., (416) 384-7702 or mary.costa@ctv.ca


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