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FXX Will Air Every Episode of 'Da Ali G Show' as 'Ali G: Rezurection' with New Intros by Sacha Baron Cohen

Cable channel FXX announced today that they've bought the rights to Sacha Baron Cohen's comedy series Da Ali G Show, and will start airing the show under the new title Ali G: Rezurection in February 2014, with each episode featuring a new original intro from Baron Cohen (presumably in character as Ali G). This includes all 18 episodes of the show: the 6 that were made for Channel 4 in the UK in 2000 and the 12 that Baron Cohen and company produced for HBO from 2003 to 2004. The UK episodes have never aired on American TV. Baron Cohen last publicly played Ali G while accepting a [...]

Ali G Accepts Sacha Baron Cohen's Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Comedy Awards

The British Comedy Awards were held in, um, Britain last night, and Ben Kingsley presented his The Dictator co-star Sacha Baron Cohen with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Cohen came out as Ali G to accept the award, marking his first public appearance as the character since HBO's Da Ali G Show in 2004. Hit the jump for more acceptance speeches from last night's awards, which went out to shows that you'll probably start hearing about here in the States two years from now, such as Julia Davis's melodramatic 19th century shipwreck comedy Hunderby, which took home two prizes.