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The Amazing Gayl Pile is a Canadian web series created by Morgan Waters and Brooks Gray, which follows one man's misguided quest to conquer the world of home shopping, and become king of the TV pitchman game.[1] First created in 2014, the show stars Morgan Waters, Brooks Gray, Inessa Frantowski, Andy King, Leo Scherman, Daniel Stolfi and Natasha Bromfield.[2] The series has received numerous awards and has screened at festivals around the world; in 2017, it won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Directing and Best Original Program or Series produced for Digital Media - Fiction.[3] Also in 2017, the series broke the record for most nominations at the Indie Series Awards in Los Angeles.[4]

The series premiered in 2014 on Sarah Silverman's online network Jash,[5] and was also available for a time on NBC's now-defunct digital channel Seeso. The Amazing Gayl Pile is now on CBC's digital channel, CBC Gem and was produced with the participation of the Independent Production Fund.

The Amazing Gayl Pile: Last Resort is the fifth and final season of the series. It can be watched on CBC Gem in Canada and Amazon Video Direct in UK and USA.

Awards and festivals

2014

2015

2017

2019

References

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  2. ^ "NBC's Seeso Brings Back Oddball Comedy 'The Amazing Gayl Pile' (Exclusive Clip) - Tubefilter". Tubefilter. 2016-07-21. Retrieved 2017-03-17.
  3. ^ a b 17, Jordan Pinto January; 2017. "CSAs '17: Orphan Black, Schitt's Creek lead TV noms". Retrieved 2017-03-17.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
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  5. ^ "JASH picks up The Amazing Gayl Pile". www.thecomedynetwork.ca. Retrieved 2016-03-01.
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  11. ^ "2015 IAWTV Award Winners". International Academy of Web Television. Retrieved 2016-03-07.
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  13. ^ "2015 Nominees and Winners - Academy". www.academy.ca. Retrieved 2016-03-07.
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  15. ^ "Nominations Announced For 8th Annual Indie Series Awards". Indie Series Awards. February 1, 2017. Retrieved February 1, 2017.
  16. ^ "2017 INTERNATIONAL EMMY® AWARDS NOMINEES SPAN 18 COUNTRIES ACROSS 11 CATEGORIES – International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences". Retrieved 2020-06-24.