VH1 Announces the Second Season of Sketch Comedy Series "Stevie TV" Starring Master Impressionist and Comedienne Stevie Ryan
PREMIERING FRIDAY, MAY 31st AT 10PM ET/PT
LOS ANGELES, May 7, 2013 -- Stevie TV is back with a second season and no one in the pop culture landscape is safe! The ferociously talented Stevie Ryan returns to VH1 for a second round of sidesplitting and unapologetic satire in her hit sketch comedy series Stevie TV. Stevie's irreverent attitude is devilishly brilliant as she impersonates the most talked about stars in entertainment. Stevie Ryan's uncanny ability to metamorphose into pop culture's most beloved and outrageous personalities has amassed a loyal following of over 80 million viewers online and she's continuing to find new fans on VH1. Fridays are getting funnier when Stevie TV returns Friday, May 31 at 10 pm ET/PT.
"I couldn't be more excited about returning for Season 2! VH1 has allowed us to really push the envelope this season into some great new areas and I can't wait to show everyone! And TV is fun and I like to be on TV!!!" said Stevie Ryan .
"We are thrilled to bring Stevie back on the channel. She brings a unique and pointedly funny take on pop culture that is so refreshing," stated Jill Holmes , VH1's Senior Vice President of West Coast Production and Development.
Along with the usual television parodies, season two will also include music videos, movie trailers, commercials, and anything else you would find while scanning your DVR. Some of the celebrities expected to see impersonated on the show this season are Kim Richards , Kristen Stewart , Brad Goreski , Zooey Dechanel, and Justin Bieber , among many others. Some of Stevie's original characters like Katrina and Little Loca will also be making appearances. This season, anything and everything is fair game and the sketches will be broader take on pop culture phenomena and trends.
Stevie Ryan has always had a passion for entertaining people. Stevie moved to Los Angeles at age 19 and started working in commercials and print. A few years later she started producing her own online videos from her apartment and posted them for viewers to enjoy. The comedy seeking fans took immediate notice, inspiring Stevie to continue creating more hilarious original videos and drawing millions of online viewers with characters like 'LITTE LOCA' and 'KATRINA'. Yet, regardless of her increasing fame and popularity, her focus will always be put towards creating characters and making people laugh.
"Stevie TV" is executive produced by Brian Volk-Weiss , Michael Pelmont , Dan Levy , Stevie Ryan , and Jim Biederman for New Wave Entertainment. Executive producers for VH1 are Paul Croce , Laurel Stier , Jill Holmes , and Jeff Olde . The series was created by Stevie Ryan , Dan Levy , James Kirkland .
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