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Besides killing it on The Moodys (Thursday nights on Fox), recent brioux.tv: the podcast guest Jay Baruchel has a new gig. The Ottawa native, who just turned 39 last Friday, will host the Canadian Amazon Original series LOL: Last One Laughing Canada. Produced by Insight Productions, the Toronto-lensed comedy competition series will feature a room

What’s the funniest series shot in Canada right now? I’ll nominate The Moodys, which premieres with back-to-back episodes tonight at 9 p.m. ET. Actually, it officially began a year and a half ago, as a three-episode Christmas sorta series. Those episodes were based on an Australian comedy. Pandemic and other delays later, it starts again as

I first met Jay Baruchel 20 years ago in Los Angeles on a Television Critics Association  Fox network reception in downtown Los Angeles. At 18, he was starring in Judd Apatow’s college comedy Undeclared alongside another young Canadian, Seth Rogan. The two were pretty excited to have landed on a promising show; what they  could not have

  MONTREAL — People come to the Just for Laughs comedy festival for the laughter and stay for the wisdom. Take Friday night’s all-star awards show, please. The event is held at a hotel built into the side of as mall, which seems about right as presenter Jimmy Carr pointed out. Several of today’s top comics

“I’m just so bloody excited to show the world this movie.” That’s Jay Baruchel on his pet project, “Goon: Last of the Enforcers,” opening in cinemas across Canada Friday. This is the long-awaited sequel to the 2011 hockey comedy “Goon.”  Baruchel not only acts in and co-wrote the sequel (with Jesse Chabot), he also makes