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Canadian PR Firm DLPR Awarded New Client: Upcoming Comedy Series Spun Out

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Toronto, Canada (January 22, 2014) – Dave Lyons, President of Dave Lyons Public Relations (DLPR), announced today the PR firm’s first foray into show business with its latest client – CTV’s new original comedy Spun Out. Known for ensuring its clients always get the last laugh, DLPR was selected to oversee the national PR campaign for the new half-hour workplace sitcom. Starring Kids in the Hall alumnus Dave Foley, Spun Out  debuts with a special two-night premiere, Thursday, March 6 at 8.30 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, immediately following ratings juggernaut The Big Bang Theory, before moving to its regular Fridays at 8 p.m. ET/PT timeslot with an all-new episode beginning March 7.

DLPR also unveiled today its new website, DLPR.ca, featuring an exclusive link to the special preview episode of Spun Out, along with series info, and more.

“The team at DLPR is so excited to work on a show that’s so laugh-out-loud funny it practically promotes itself,” said Dave Lyons, President, Dave Lyons Public Relations. “As the saying goes, ‘there’s no business like show business,’ and we couldn’t ask for a better fit to break into the spotlight than with Spun Out.”      

“Dave Lyons and his team at DLPR are the perfect fit to lead the launch PR campaign for Spun Out,” said Scott Henderson, Vice-President, Communications, Bell Media. “With their wild yet charming differences, personal quirks, and smart solutions, it’s no wonder they’re the hottest agency in PR.


Today’s announcement follows on the heels of DLPR being named “Canada’s Most Powerful PR Agency” by Flack Magazine in its annual Power Players issue. Featuring interviews with DLPR head honcho Dave Lyons, the special edition delves behind-the-scenes of the machine that is DLPR, including Lyons’ thoughts on heading up the most sought-after PR agency in the country, his team, and the firms’ most recent high-profile project,
Spun Out. The issue will be available on DLPR.ca and on newsstands Feb. 3. For an advance preview of the cover, CLICK HERE.

**Media Note** Download artwork for Spun Out at DLPRmedia.ca.

(L-R): Darcy Michael, Rebecca Dalton, Al Mukadam, Dave Foley, Paul Campbell, Holly Deveaux, and J.P. Manoux, in CTV’s Spun Out

About SPUN OUT

From the creative teams of Everybody Loves Raymond, The Drew Carey Show, According to Jim, and Life With Derek, and shot in front of a live studio audience, Spun Out  follows the ups and downs of DLPR, a public relations agency staffed with people who can spin everyone’s problem but their own. No matter how bizarre the cases are that the agency takes on, they pale in comparison to the workplace romances, rivalries, personal successes, and often hysterical failures of the close-knit and dysfunctional colleagues.

The ensemble cast, starring some of Canada’s top comedic talent, navigates Spun Outs world of office dysfunction. Starring Dave Foley (NewsRadio, Hot in Cleveland), Paul Campbell (Battlestar Gallactica), Al Mukadam (Radio Free Rosco), Rebecca Dalton (The L.A. Complex), J.P. Manoux (Community), Darcy Michael (Just For Laughs: All Access), and Holly Deveaux (Less Than Kind).

The series also features guest appearances from Jason Priestley (Call Me Fitz), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Gallactica), Will Sasso (MADtv), Barry Weiss (Storage Wars), Lauren Ash (Super Fun Night), and The Kids in The Hall.


For additional cast and producer info and episode descriptions visit DLPR.ca.

Spun Out is produced by Project 10 Productions in association with CTV. Gemini Award winner Jeff Biederman (Life with Derek, Overruled!) and three-time WGC Award winner and Gemini Award winner Brent Piaskoski (According to Jim, Radio Free Roscoe, The Latest Buzz) are co-creators, writers and executive producers. Two-time Emmy Award winner Brian K. Roberts (Everybody Loves Raymond, The Drew Carey Show) is co-creator, director, and executive producer. Andrew Barnsley (Hot Box) is executive producer and Colin Brunton (Puppets Who Kill) is producer. Sarah Fowlie is Director, Independent Production, Comedy, Bell Media. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, Programming, CTV Networks. Phil King is President, CTV, Sports, an?d Entertainment Programming.

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:

DLPR:

DLPR.ca

SPUN OUT: 


@spunoutTV
@DaveSFoley – Dave Foley
@ThePaulCampbell – Paul Campbell

@JPManoux – J.P Manoux
@mukadambamn – Al Mukadam
@theDarcyMichael – Darcy Michael

 @thehollydeveaux  – Holly Deveaux

@beckydalts – Rebecca Dalton

@BrentPiaskoski – Brent Piaskoski (co-creator/writer/executive producer)
@JeffBiederman – Jeff Biederman (co-creator/writer/executive producer)
@BrianRoberts4 – Brian K. Roberts (co-creator/director/executive producer)
@abarnsley – Andrew Barnsley (executive producer)

About DLPR

DLPR has been the guiding force behind some of the biggest business transformations in the world. Balancing a flair for the dramatic with a passion for intricate details, DLPR thrives on expecting the unexpected. Led by the enigmatic Dave Lyons, DLPR’s success stems from its unbridled creativity and drive to turn even the most negative situation into a win.

-DLPR-

For media inquiries, please contact:

Tonia Addison, DLPR, tonia.addison@DLPR.ca

Jim Quan, DLPR, 416-384-5311or jim.quan@DLPR.ca

 

 

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Canadian PR Firm DLPR Awarded New Client: Upcoming Comedy Series Spun Out

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: http://bit.ly/1fcqSTw

Toronto, Canada (January 22, 2014) – Dave Lyons, President of Dave Lyons Public Relations (DLPR), announced today the PR firm’s first foray into show business with its latest client – CTV’s new original comedy Spun Out. Known for ensuring its clients always get the last laugh, DLPR was selected to oversee the national PR campaign for the new half-hour workplace sitcom. Starring Kids in the Hall alumnus Dave Foley, Spun Out  debuts with a special two-night premiere, Thursday, March 6 at 8.30 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, immediately following ratings juggernaut The Big Bang Theory, before moving to its regular Fridays at 8 p.m. ET/PT timeslot with an all-new episode beginning March 7.

DLPR also unveiled today its new website, DLPR.ca, featuring an exclusive link to the special preview episode of Spun Out, along with series info, and more.

“The team at DLPR is so excited to work on a show that’s so laugh-out-loud funny it practically promotes itself,” said Dave Lyons, President, Dave Lyons Public Relations. “As the saying goes, ‘there’s no business like show business,’ and we couldn’t ask for a better fit to break into the spotlight than with Spun Out.”      

“Dave Lyons and his team at DLPR are the perfect fit to lead the launch PR campaign for Spun Out,” said Scott Henderson, Vice-President, Communications, Bell Media. “With their wild yet charming differences, personal quirks, and smart solutions, it’s no wonder they’re the hottest agency in PR.


Today’s announcement follows on the heels of DLPR being named “Canada’s Most Powerful PR Agency” by Flack Magazine in its annual Power Players issue. Featuring interviews with DLPR head honcho Dave Lyons, the special edition delves behind-the-scenes of the machine that is DLPR, including Lyons’ thoughts on heading up the most sought-after PR agency in the country, his team, and the firms’ most recent high-profile project,
Spun Out. The issue will be available on DLPR.ca and on newsstands Feb. 3. For an advance preview of the cover, CLICK HERE.

**Media Note** Download artwork for Spun Out at DLPRmedia.ca.

(L-R): Darcy Michael, Rebecca Dalton, Al Mukadam, Dave Foley, Paul Campbell, Holly Deveaux, and J.P. Manoux, in CTV’s Spun Out

About SPUN OUT

From the creative teams of Everybody Loves Raymond, The Drew Carey Show, According to Jim, and Life With Derek, and shot in front of a live studio audience, Spun Out  follows the ups and downs of DLPR, a public relations agency staffed with people who can spin everyone’s problem but their own. No matter how bizarre the cases are that the agency takes on, they pale in comparison to the workplace romances, rivalries, personal successes, and often hysterical failures of the close-knit and dysfunctional colleagues.

The ensemble cast, starring some of Canada’s top comedic talent, navigates Spun Outs world of office dysfunction. Starring Dave Foley (NewsRadio, Hot in Cleveland), Paul Campbell (Battlestar Gallactica), Al Mukadam (Radio Free Rosco), Rebecca Dalton (The L.A. Complex), J.P. Manoux (Community), Darcy Michael (Just For Laughs: All Access), and Holly Deveaux (Less Than Kind).

The series also features guest appearances from Jason Priestley (Call Me Fitz), Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Gallactica), Will Sasso (MADtv), Barry Weiss (Storage Wars), Lauren Ash (Super Fun Night), and The Kids in The Hall.


For additional cast and producer info and episode descriptions visit DLPR.ca.

Spun Out is produced by Project 10 Productions in association with CTV. Gemini Award winner Jeff Biederman (Life with Derek, Overruled!) and three-time WGC Award winner and Gemini Award winner Brent Piaskoski (According to Jim, Radio Free Roscoe, The Latest Buzz) are co-creators, writers and executive producers. Two-time Emmy Award winner Brian K. Roberts (Everybody Loves Raymond, The Drew Carey Show) is co-creator, director, and executive producer. Andrew Barnsley (Hot Box) is executive producer and Colin Brunton (Puppets Who Kill) is producer. Sarah Fowlie is Director, Independent Production, Comedy, Bell Media. Corrie Coe is Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media. Mike Cosentino is Senior Vice-President, Programming, CTV Networks. Phil King is President, CTV, Sports, an?d Entertainment Programming.

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:

DLPR:

DLPR.ca

SPUN OUT: 


@spunoutTV
@DaveSFoley – Dave Foley
@ThePaulCampbell – Paul Campbell

@JPManoux – J.P Manoux
@mukadambamn – Al Mukadam
@theDarcyMichael – Darcy Michael

 @thehollydeveaux  – Holly Deveaux

@beckydalts – Rebecca Dalton

@BrentPiaskoski – Brent Piaskoski (co-creator/writer/executive producer)
@JeffBiederman – Jeff Biederman (co-creator/writer/executive producer)
@BrianRoberts4 – Brian K. Roberts (co-creator/director/executive producer)
@abarnsley – Andrew Barnsley (executive producer)

About DLPR

DLPR has been the guiding force behind some of the biggest business transformations in the world. Balancing a flair for the dramatic with a passion for intricate details, DLPR thrives on expecting the unexpected. Led by the enigmatic Dave Lyons, DLPR’s success stems from its unbridled creativity and drive to turn even the most negative situation into a win.

-DLPR-

For media inquiries, please contact:

Tonia Addison, DLPR, tonia.addison@DLPR.ca

Jim Quan, DLPR, 416-384-5311or jim.quan@DLPR.ca

 

 

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