News: Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town airs August 2010 on IFC

This is hardly news to the KitH faithful, so I’ll only give the basic details.  Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town will air in America on IFC, which is rebranding itself as a more comedy-centric, “offbeat” network.

Death Comes to Town is part of the 2010-11 broadcast slate, which includes The Onion News Network and The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret.

IFC has previously aired The Jon Dore Television Show.  The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret is a British show with a Canadian costar.

I’m not bragging, by the way, about Canadians who have Made It in America®.  I’m just stating that Americans will watch Canadian comedy if there’s a demand for it.  IFC’s not a bad home for Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town, although I expected Comedy Central or BBC America to blink first.  Nice one, IFC.

Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town will begin airing in August 2010.  Why late summer instead of the fall, I don’t know, but Death Comes to Town isn’t the main draw for IFC in 2010-11.  The Onion News Network is, with zombie horror-comedy Dead Set sliding under the radar.

The Whitest Kids U’Know, Z Rock and Greg the Bunny have built up IFC’s reputation for comedy.  It’ll be quite interesting to see what IFC mounts and/or picks up over the next few years.  If Pure Pwnage and/or Testees end up on IFC, I won’t be surprised.  I think IFC has discovered a new niche.

Cameron Archer

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