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My Five Favorite Onion News Network Videos of the Hundreds We Made

This is my last week as head writer of the Onion News Network. The business side at The Onion, you may have heard, has decided to relocate the writers from New York to Chicago where the corporate offices are. Some of the writers are moving; a [...]

By Carol Kolb

The Onion News Network Is No More

A day full of such IFC joy cannot avoid bringing with it a little IFC sadness. The Onion News Network has made its last broadcast and will not return for a third season. Fingers crossed that we can still get our video fix on the Onion website.

By Hallie Cantor

ONN Offers a Sneak Peak at the New Steve Jobs 2

There's too soon, and then there is impressively soon; this video is from the ONN episode airing this week. In it, the Onion News Network offers a preview of the new Steve Jobs 2, an updated version of the late great Apple founder that includes [...]

By Halle Kiefer

Scenes from Behind the Scenes of The Onion News Network

I walk over to Suzanne Sena, the star of satirical news program Onion News Network, which premieres tonight at 10 p.m. for its second season on IFC, and after only 15 seconds of conversation, something is immediately clear: I’m not sure whether [...]

By Joshua Kurp

ONN Writers Unionize Under WGAE, Keep The Fake Headlines Coming

We got a hot, throbbing anonymous tip that the writers of the Onion News Network joined WGA-East as of today, thus staving off the need for us to force guffaws while listening to NPR. "The ONN writers stood together and won real improvements,” [...]

By Halle Kiefer

Coal Lobby Warns Wind Farms May Blow Earth Off Orbit

Here's the latest from the Onion News Network, "In The Know: Coal Lobby Warns Wind Farms May Blow Earth Off Orbit." I had no idea what we were messing with! When will people wake up and embrace coal as the eco-friendly energy source of the [...]

By Adam Frucci

New Clips From IFC’s Onion News Network

IFC has released a couple of new clips from The Onion News Network, which premieres on the 22nd. Above, "Snowy Conditions Proving Hazardous For Nation's Idiots." Below, "Kim Jong Il Ends Nuclear Program For Lead in Next Batman." Yep, it's the [...]

By Adam Frucci

Excitement Growing Among Beatles Fans For Paul McCartney’s Funeral

A particularly dark one from The Onion News Network this week: "Excitement Growing Among Beatles Fans For Paul McCartney's Funeral." But as with most of the ONN videos that seem like they should cross some line into unfunny offensiveness but [...]

By Adam Frucci

A First Look at the Onion News Network’s TV Show

The Onion News Network is a goldmine, consistently pumping out amazing videos week after week. So it's exciting to see them moving to TV with a 30-minute show on IFC debuting this January 21st. The first trailer for the show, called "FactZone," [...]

By Adam Frucci