Release Date: 10/27/2011
Harry Hill's TV Burp, every Friday at 5pm from 28th October on Cartoon Network
Turner Broadcasting is delighted to announce that episodes from seasons 1 to 5 of the multi award-winning comedy show TV Burp will be shown on Cartoon Network. Currently in its 12th season on terrestrial television, Harry Hill’s acclaimed TV Burp series has won over audiences for its topical take on the week’s funniest TV moments. Cartoon Network are giving viewers the chance to re-live and enjoy the hilarious episodes from the first 5 series which include Harry Hill’s trademark impersonations and parodies. TV Burp is a show that is loved and enjoyed by the whole family.
TV Burp will be scheduled within Cartoon Network’s comedy block, Laughternoons, which includes laugh out loud shows The Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show and Adventure Time. Hill’s observational comedy points out outrageous happenings on the small screen and also includes guest appearances from the nation’s favourite TV stars. The episodes are bound to be a hit with Cartoon Network’s audience who love slapstick and absurd comedy. Popular UK shows that go under the microscope include; Eastenders, Holby City, Celebrity Big Brother, Pop Idol, Casualty, The Bill and Coronation Street.
Harry Hill added: “I am thrilled to be joining Cartoon Network and am looking forward to meeting Ben 10 and Robotboy. I think we will have a lot in common.”
This is the first time that Avalon Distribution has worked with Turner Broadcasting and will be the first time that TV Burp will be packaged especially for a younger audience. Season 12 of TV Burp can currently be seen on ITV.
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