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Got to meet six-time WWE champion-turned-rocker-turned actor Chris Jericho last week at the CBC Winter launch. Born in New York but raised in Winnipeg, the friendly 47-year-old was there to promote his new comedy But I’m Chris Jericho, who premieres today, Thursday, Dec. 7 on CBC.ca/watch. Actually, premiere is the wrong word. A first season was made and ran

This season marks 25 years since the launch of This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Conceived by Mary Walsh as the follow up to her earlier CBC comedy series CODCO, the weekly news satire has lampooned politicians and Canada in general since Jean Chretien was strangling citizens on Parliament Hill. Halifax-based author Angela Mombourquette – who worked

Congrats to former Toronto Star TV columnist Rob Salem who got to show off his brain Monday night in Toronto. Rather his script for The Brain That Wouldn’t Die, Salem’s fun and faithful adaptation of the uber creepy 1962 sci-fi/horror film written by Joseph Green and Rex Carlton. A Who’s Who of Toronto comedy players brought

Thursday in Toronto, a comedy Who’s Who packed into the Bell Lightbox to celebrate 22 years of This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Half of Newfoundland seemed to make it down to the Bell Lightbox for the salute. The Pope (Gordon Pinsent) and the ex-premier (Danny Williams) were both in the house, as was every 22

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–Back when I was at the Toronto Sun, I wrote a column praising Whose Line is it Anyway? as a very funny show the whole family could enjoy. That certainly was the case at my house.To my surprise, the day the story appeared, Colin Mochrie emailed out of the blue to thank me