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G4's Popular Comedy Series "Web Soup" Returns for an All-New Season March 3rd
The new season will shift to Wednesdays at 8:00/7:00c.

[via press release from G4]


Hosted by Chris Hardwick, Season Two Reaches New Heights with Even Grander Displays of Outrageousness from the World of Online Videos

Los Angeles, February 1, 2010 � The first season of "Web Soup" shocked audiences with an unparalleled collage of viral videos featuring jaw-dropping stunts, peculiar pranks and all kinds of unscripted mishaps. On March 3rd, the hilarious, off-the-cuff series returns for a second season that captures the "best of the worst" moments on the web and brings viewers a no-holds-barred look at the week's Internet mayhem. In each episode, comedian and host Chris Hardwick presents a selection of crashes, bloopers, accidents and more, along with his wry commentary, signature sketches and side-splitting reenactments. The second season of "Web Soup" premieres Wednesday, March 3 at 8pmET/PT on G4.

Episodes of "Web Soup" feature themed segments like The Big Upload, the Mixed Nuts Sampler, Animals: Nature's Clowns, Local News: Slowly Dying, But Still Funny, Is That Really a Thing? and The Greatest Web Video Ever!* (*this week). Other segments include This Week in FAIL, which highlights stunts gone wrong, and Things You Can't Un-See, which depicts the week's most shocking, over the top viral videos. The second season of "Web Soup" promises to go a step beyond when Hardwick presents even bigger breaks and spam-worthy, shocking accidents with his tongue-in-cheek commentary and irreverent brand of comedy.

Chris Hardwick is a popular stand-up comedian and gadget guy who serves as tech correspondent on G4's "Attack of the Show." His musical comedy duo Hard �n Phirm has played numerous festivals including the Vancouver Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, SXSW in Austin and Coachella with the Comedians of Comedy. He recently capped off a half-hour special, Comedy Central Presents: Hard �n Phirm and has done stand-up with The Soup's Joel McHale.

Executive Producers for "Web Soup" are Edward Boyd, K.P. Anderson, Boyd Vico and Brad Stevens who developed the concept with Jay James, Senior Vice President, Development, Comcast Entertainment Productions and Laura Civiello, Vice President, Development, G4.

For more information, please go to: http://g4tv.com/websoup

About Comcast Entertainment Group

Based in Los Angeles, Comcast Entertainment Group operates E! Entertainment Television, the 24-hour network with programming dedicated to the world of entertainment, and E! Online; The Style Network, the destination for women 18-49 with a passion for the best in relatable, inspiring and transformational lifestyle programming; and G4, offering the last word on gaming, technology, animation, interactivity and "geek culture" for the male 18-34 demo. E! is currently available to 97 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. and the E! Everywhere initiative underscores the company's dedication to making E! content available on all new media platforms any time and anywhere from online to broadband video to wireless to radio to VOD. The Style Network currently counts 66 million cable and satellite subscribers and G4 is available in 67 million cable and satellite homes nationwide.

  [february 2010]  


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