Video On Trial Blows Out Candles in Honour of 100th Episode, Nov. 3 on MuchMusic

    -- Hosted by MuchMusic's Trevor Boris, VOT's hilarious jurors come
    together for the first time ever in front of a live studio audience --

    TORONTO, Oct. 20 /CNW/ - Pop, punk, and rock stars beware. MuchMusic's
most-watched original program, Video On Trial, is turning 100 - and this old
man is bitter, kicking asses and taking names. To celebrate, an
extra-scathing, hour-long VOT special hits the airwaves Monday, November 3 at
7 p.m. ET, live in front of a studio audience. An encore performance airs
later that evening at 10 p.m. ET. Fan-favourite and home-grown jurors, hosted
by ring leader Trevor Boris, are on hand together for the first time to
deconstruct the best and worst moments of the show.

    (xx)Media Note(xx) - Download photos from Video On Trial at

    Don't be fooled. Just because VOT is throwing a party, doesn't mean that
any one (or any video) will be spared. During the no-holds-barred event, the
show's pop culture pundits - Debra DiGiovanni, Nikki Payne, Sabrina Jalees,
Ron Sparks, Jemini, Dini Dimakos, Anna Von Frances, Darrin Rose, Laurie
Elliott, David Kerr, and Eddie Della Siepe - together with the live studio
audience - countdown and mock fan-favourite moments. Searing insults and
humility are guaranteed.
    Since 2005, Video On Trial has been cracking up viewers with its distinct
mix of scathing criticism and hilarious commentary on the music industry and
pop culture. Not only has it become another outlet for Canada's comedy-elite
to show their stuff, but the show has also helped launch the successful
careers of the nation's top comics.
    Fans can get a weekly dose of their favourite comics on VOT Mondays at
6:30 p.m. ET. For even more, fans can check out a live, stand-up performance
featuring Trevor, Sabrina, and Debra in celebration of their 100th episode
milestone at The Panasonic Theater in Toronto on November 9. More information
is available at

    About MuchMusic

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integral part of today's pop-culture landscape. Live performances and
interviews with the best Canadian and international artists, and celebrity
guests put fans in the centre of the action making MuchMusic's acclaimed
street level Toronto headquarters Canada's epicentre of celebrity. A
multi-platform Canadian icon, is a favourite destination for
youth delivering music videos, user-generated content site and more. MuchMusic
spotlights homegrown talent through original productions and nurtures the
Canadian music video production industry through its annual, multi-million
dollar contribution to VideoFACT. MuchMusic is available in 8.2 million
households across Canada via cable, satellite, and mobile. For more
information, go to MuchMusic is a division of CTV Limited.

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