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CHAPPELLE'S SHOW JOINS SUPERSTATION WGN IN FALL 2007
NEW YORK, April 5, 2007 -Beginning this fall, Chapelle's Show, will join Superstation WGN, the Tribune Broadcasting cable and satellite TV unit. Chapelle's Show features comedian Dave Chappelle as the host of this cutting-edge sketch-comedy. The first three seasons of the half-hour show have been acquired for a two-year run.
Chapelle's Show, which began airing in 2003 and is distributed by MGM, will begin airing nationally on Superstation in Late Fringe, where it will run as part of a late night comedy block that includes new addition Reno 911, successful comedies like Scrubs and Becker, and newcomer Corner Gas, Canada's #1 sitcom premiering on Superstation WGN this fall.
The hit comedy has been nominated for 3 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series and two NAACP Image Awards.
"Chappelle's Show, paired with Reno 911on Friday nights, will boost our level of comedy and attract even more young viewers to Superstation WGN's successful Late Fringe comedy block" said Bill Shaw, General Manager of Superstation WGN.
Superstation WGN, part of Tribune Broadcasting Company, is a nationally distributed cable and satellite network with broad-based, family programming consisting of cable exclusives, first-run programs blockbuster movies and sports, available in nearly 72 million homes. For program schedules or additional information please visit www.superstationwgn.com