The Comedy Network Locks Down the Canadian Exclusive Premiere of ANGIE TRIBECA, March 1

— February 16, 2016

– From creators Nancy and Steve Carrell, and starring Rashida Jones, ANGIE TRIBECA premieres Tuesday, March 1 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT –
– James Franco, Bill Murray, Gene Simmons and many more guest star –

“If you love brash gags, relentless in-jokes, wordplay, and un-self-conscious goofiness as I do, then ANGIE TRIBECA is so for you.” – Deadline

TORONTO (February 16, 2016) – This March, The Comedy Network is arresting audiences with laughter in the series premiere of procedural comedy ANGIE TRIBECA on Tuesday, March 1 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Created by Nancy Carell and Steve Carell (40-Year-Old Virgin), and starring Rashida Jones (PARKS AND RECREATION) as lone-wolf LAPD Detective Angie Tribeca, ANGIE TRIBECA follows a squad of LAPD detectives who investigate the most serious cases - from the murder of a ventriloquist to a rash of baker suicides. For a sneak peek at ANGIE TRIBECA, click here. The 10-episode, half-hour comedy trails 10-year veteran detective Angie Tribeca (Jones) who’s paired with an unwanted partner, J Geils (Hayes MacArthur, Life As We Know It). The series also stars Jere Burns (JUSTIFIED) as Lt. Chet Atkins, Angie’s unconventional boss; Deon Cole (BLACK-ISH) as DJ Tanner, a detective who works in the K-9 unit, and Andre?e  Vermeulen (NEW GIRL) as Dr. Monica Scholls, the quirky medical examiner. Guest stars this season include Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2), Lisa Kudrow (FRIENDS), and Adam Scott (PARKS AND RECREATION). In the series premiere of ANGIE TRIBECA (Tuesday, March 1 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT), the mayor is being blackmailed and the lieutenant is just sick about it. Angie Tribeca is assigned a new partner, J Geils (MacArthur), to find the blackmailer and bring him to justice. The only problem is that Tribeca (Jones) works alone.

About The Comedy Network

Canada’s first specialty comedy service, The Comedy Network airs comedy of all kinds, 24-hours-a-day, across multiple platforms, including a revolutionary broadband service at thecomedynetwork.ca. Launched in October 1997, Comedy broadcasts, uncut and uncensored, an eclectic mix of scripted, stand-up, sketch, improv, and animated comedy – as well as topical comedy talk shows, game shows and classic situation comedies. Offering an unrivalled slate of original Canadian programming, Comedy reinvests nearly 50 per cent of its revenues into home-grown productions. Comedy is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company, and is available in nearly six million households across the country.

 

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