"There's this mix of tones in terms of the comedy coming from this sort of reality show vibe and also this anachronistic thing that is going on, too. It's also just really stupid at times." – Ben Stiller
“ANOTHER PERIOD is a sort of DOWNTON ABBEY for people who loathe DOWNTON ABBEY — messy, ribald and hilarious.” – Channel Guide MagazineTo tweet this release: http://bmpr.ca/1Kl7WDG Join the Hubub TORONTO (June 8, 2014) – Before the Kardashians and housewives of various cities claimed their fame, there was one family who set the groundwork for all things rich and famous. This summer, Much shares the story of narcissistic aristocrats, the Bellacourts, in the new “historical” satire executive produced by Ben Stiller, ANOTHER PERIOD, premiering Tuesday, June 23 at 10:30 p.m. ET. Created by stars Natasha Leggero (Let’s Be Cops) and Riki Lindhome (GARFUNKEL AND OATES), the 10-episode, 30-minute scripted series is set in turn-of-the-20th century Rhode Island, and is modelled after modern-day reality TV, but with a Victorian-era twist. Viewers can catch up on full episodes of ANOTHER PERIOD following each broadcast on Much.com. Newport, Rohde Island’s First Family, the Bellacourts ** Media Note **– Download photos on www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/much ANOTHER PERIOD follows the insanely ridiculous and debaucherous life of Newport, Rhode Island’s Bellacourt sisters, whose days are filled with money, sex, drugs, and more money. The sisters, Lillian (Leggero) and Beatrice (Lindhome), only care about being rich and becoming super famous…which is a lot harder in 1902. ANOTHER PERIOD also stars Lauren Ash (Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2), Michael Ian Black (INSIDE AMY SCHUMER), Paget Brewster (KROLL SHOW), Beth Dover (CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL), Brett Gelman (KROLL SHOW), Christina Hendricks (MAD MEN), Brian Huskey (CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL), David Koechner (THE GOLDBERGS), Jason Ritter (GIRLS), David Wain (CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL), and Armen Weitzman (COMEDY BANG! BANG!). In the series premiere (Tuesday, June 23 at 10:30 p.m. ET) Lillian and Beatrice prepare to entertain a Newport power broker (Thomas Lennon, THE ODD COUPLE). Meanwhile, Chair (Hendricks) gets used to her new life, and new name, in Bellacourt Manor. In advance of the exclusive series premiere of ANOTHER PERIOD, Much premieres the epic parody, THE SPOILS OF BABYLON, Sunday, June 23 at 10 p.m. ET. The six-episode mini-series is a century-spanning saga about the sexy and dramatic lives of the Morehouse family whose fortune was built in the oil business. THE SPOILS OF BABYLON features Jessica Alba (Sin City), Will Ferrell (Get Hard), Jelly Howie (Victim), Val Kilmer (Palo Alto), Tobey Maguire (The Great Gatsby), Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense), Tim Robbins (Shawshank Redemption), Michael Sheen (MASTERS OF SEX), Steve Tom (FUNNY OR DIE), and Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids), with cameos by Molly Shannon (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE), David Spade (Grown Ups), and the voice of Carey Mulligan (The Great Gatsby).