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Ity and Fancy Cat to return for seventh season in August

Ity and Fancy Cat showVeteran Jamaican comedians, Ian ‘Ity’ Ellis and Alton ‘Fancy Cat’ Hardware are set to unveil season seven of their popular TV series, the Ity and Fancy Cat Show later this summer.

The first episode of the new season of the comedy series will air on TVJ in August, a later start than in previous years as a result of local coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. However, material from the highly regarded tournament will be used for the show, as well as other international and local stories that caught the attention of the Jamaican public in recent months.

“It’s going to be good,” Ellis told the Jamaica STAR in an interview published Thursday. “We were jolted by the World Cup, we wanted to make the World Cup pass. But we got some exciting and useful material.”

In addition to the usual hidden camera and road segments the show is known for, the upcoming season of the Ity and Fancy Cat Show will feature more social interaction as viewers will be able to submit their own fun videos which would air on the show weekly.

“There is so much footage in people’s phones that are funny,” Ellis said. “I think that is an element that would be attractive to people. You know how Jamaicans are, we love to see ourselves on camera.”

The hope now for the show, according to Ellis, is that they hope to use it as an avenue to expand their brand and create ventures based off it. For now though, he promises lots of laughter an enjoyment from the upcoming season

“Doing it for seven seasons, you want to put it on a certain level. We want to embark on new projects to segue from the Ity and Fancy Cat show,” he said. “We want them to expect laughter and edginess. There is so much in the news so prepare yourself ’cause we are going there.”

 

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Ity and Fancy Cat working on new sitcom

Prominent Jamaican comedic duo, Ian ‘Ity’ Ellis andAlton ‘Fancy Cat’ Hardware are set to begin the fifth season of their highly regarded TV series. However, they’re also preparing to unveil a new way of making their audience laugh.

With the Ity and Fancy Cat show due to return to Television Jamaica (TVJ) this summer, the duo has already outlined plans for an upcoming sitcom, based on one of comedy show’s most popular characters, the ‘Country Helper,’ played by Kathy Grant. According to Ellis, fans should expect the best from this new venture as they seek to build on their growing television success.

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Ity and Fancy Cat show set for early return in 2012

Following a recent announcement that the Ity and Fancy Cat show would be returning for a fifth season, fans may not have to wait long to see the popular comedic duo back on Jamaica’s airwaves.

This past Saturday on RETV’s 5 to 7 live program, one-half of the comedic pair, Alton “Fancy Cat” Hardware revealed that the duo considered cancelling the skit-laden series that made its debut in April 2008. However, due to mass amounts of fan support and feedback, he and Ian “Ity” Ellis were persuaded to bring back the Ity and Fancy Cat show for at least one more season. Additionally, Ellis intimated that next season’s show could feature some puppetry as well as a variety of new ideas.

Now, as a pay back to all their fans that convinced them to keep alive the Ity and Fancy Cat show, Ellis hinted that the fifth season of the comedy series could begin airing in the first quarter of 2012, with more plans for the second quarter as well.

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Ity and Fancy Cat show to carry on despite initial plans to cancel series

Prominent Jamaican comedic duo, Ity and Fancy Cat will bring back their skit-laden show for a fifth season, despite revealing on RETV 5 to 7 Live that they considered cancelling it altogether.

Appearing on the popular RETV program, Alton “Fancy Cat” Hardware confirmed that the Ity and Fancy Cat show will return for a fifth season in 2012. However, Hardware revealed during an interview with Ramona Samuels that the duo considered shelving the comedy series that’s been in existence since April 2008.

“We neva really plan fi come wid a season five, but cause di people dem a pressure wi..jus mek wi (feel) sorry fi dem,” Hardware intimated.

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