Catalogue Number: CTV749
Producing Agencies: CTV
Subject: Arts, Business Studies, Career Education, Documentary, Drama, Media Literacy, Social Media
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2018
Running Time: 20:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Letterkenny is a runaway success on Crave-TV, but the comedy cult hit got its start on social media. Co-creator Jared Keeso and his best friend Nathan Dales produced comedy shorts on YouTube and they immediately went viral with views topping the seven-million mark. Based on the unprecedented on-line success, Crave TV immediately commissioned an entire season of half-hour shows, and the rest is history. Now entering its fourth season Letterkenny is consistently the most popular show on Crave, but becoming a comedy cult hero wasn’t what star and creator Jared Keeso was striving for for when he took up acting.
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