(WASHINGTON) -- Watch out CNN, there's a new cable news show in town.
Tune in Friday night to the Independent Film Channel for the TV debut of the Onion News Network. Complete with flashy graphics and a high-def touchscreen "Recon Wall," it has all the trappings of a cable news show but without any of the facts. It's the first-ever fake news network, which began as an online video series in 2007.
The anchors are not comedians, they're not riffing on the day's headlines and they're not after a fair and balanced reputation.
The ONN makes up its news; it aims to poke fun and imitate cable news coverage.
The show debuts Friday at 10 p.m. ET on IFC.
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