Onion News Network (2011)

Onion News Network is a parody television news show. The show premiered its ten-episode first season on January 21, 2011, at 10:00 p.m. EST on IFC. In March 2007, The Onion launched The Onion News Network, a daily web video broadcast that had been in production since sometime in mid-2006. The Onion invested about $1 million in production and hired 15 staffers to focus on the venture. Carol Kolb, former Editor-in-Chief of The Onion is the ONN's head writer; and Will Graham is the showrunner and Executive Producer. It is implied on-air that the ONN show "FactZone with Brooke Alvarez" is "simulcasted" on IFC Friday nights at 10pm ET. IFC announced that it had renewed Onion News Network for a second season on March 22, 2011, with Season 2 presented by Acura. Season two premiered on October 4, 2011. It was announced on November 14, 2011 that "Onion News Network" was moved back to Friday Nights at 10pm ET as part of its "IFC Always On Fridays" block of shows. Season 1 aired on Friday nights at 10pm before moving to Tuesdays for the first 3 episodes of Season 2 and has moved back to Friday nights beginning with the November 18, 2011 episode On March 21, 2012, it was announced that the show would not be returning for a third season.

Release Date: 2011-01-21
Seasons: 1 2
metacritic icon 7.7/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 30
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