Good News for Young TV Viewers: YTV Announces Fall Lineup!

From a media release – July 23, 2009:

THAT’S SO WEIRD!
Premieres: Wednesday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Produced by Halifax Film in association with YTV, That’s So Weird! is what happens when seven teens band together to save So Weird TV, a third rate television network, where the programming is even weirder than the name. So Weird TV airs commercial parodies, bizarre game shows and features regular guest appearances by celebrities such as Sean Astin and Michael Rosenbaum, athletes Matt Stajan and Jason Blake, as well as musicians, including Eva Avila.

HOW TO BE INDIE
Premieres: Friday, October 2 at 6:30 p.m.
Created by writer Vera Santamaria (Little Mosque on The Prairie), this half-hour live action comedy series is told through the eyes of 13-year-old Indira “Indie” played by Melinda Shankar (Degrassi: The Next Generation), as she tries to balance her immigrant family’s South Asian traditions and her Canadian lifestyle. But even with these challenges and the struggle of being a teenager, Indie and her best friend’s, Abi and Marlon, are determined to make eighth grade their year to shine. How to be Indie is produced by Heroic Film Company in association with YTV.

 

 

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