Jay Baruchel to guest on 'Drunk' sitcom

Maury Chaykin also joining on Canadian sitcom

TORONTO -- Jay Baruchel and Maury Chaykin ("Entourage") are to guest star on the new Canadian sitcom "The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour" from indie producers Paul Pope and Louis Thomas.

The Canuck comedy stars Robb Wells, John Paul Tremblay and Mike Smith, better known as Ricky, Julian and Bubbles of the mockumentary "Trailer Park Boys" that ran on Canada's Showcase cable channel between 2001 and 2007.

The trio also starred in two "Trailer Park Boys" theatrical features in 2006 and 2009.

Showcase has ordered six half-hours of "Happy Funtime Hour," which sees Wells, Tremblay and Smith play 24 characters as the cast of fictional TV show upended by a wacky German scientist played by Chaykin.

Also guest starring is "Trailer Park Boys" alumni Pat Roach and John Dunsworth.

The series is shooting in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with Ron Murphy directing, and Smith, Tremblay and Wells sharing the writer and producer credits.
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