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IFC Acquires ‘Baroness Von Sketch Show’

Series to Begin Airing in Late Summer

IFC has acquired a new “slightly off” sketch comedy series “Baroness von Sketch Show,” which celebrates the absurd, mines the embarrassing and satirizes our daily lives. The show is performed and written by Meredith MacNeill and Second City alumni Carolyn Taylor, Aurora Browne and Jennifer Whalen. IFC will air 13 episodes of seasons one and two of the half-hour comedy series beginning in late summer.

The logline” Fast-paced and irreverent, “Baroness von Sketch Show” and its all-female cast draws upon 15 years of comedy experience and multiple collaborations to present an insightful, emotionally grounded series that captures the banalities and humor that comes from just trying to get along in the world. Offering a witty take on everyday concerns from the pretentiousness of ordering a fancy coffee to office and sexual politics, this satirical sketch comedy satirizes daily modern life. For a glimpse, click here

“Baroness von Sketch Show “ is produced by Frantic Films and originates on the CBC in Canada. It is distributed internationally by Banijay Rights.