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  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

Has Man Seeking Woman found its Mary Tyler Moore? The FXX network comedy has shaken things up in this its third season. Gone are the series of disastrous dates inflicted upon Josh Greenberg (Jay Baruchel). Instead, lovable loser Josh finds himself matched up in a steady, season-long relationship with Lucy — played with pluck and panache

“It’s the best job I’ve ever had as an actor,” says Jay Baruchel of Man Seeking Woman. back for a third season Wednesday night at 10:30 p.m. on FXX. The comedy welcomes Windsor, Ont., native Katie Findlay (The Carrie Diaries) for Season 3. She plays Lucy, Josh’s new steady. Can the dude handle a long-term relationship?

Day One of the Upfront Canada Week began Monday in the spacious press room known as the Rogers Centre. Rogers Media made smart use of the ballpark Ted picked up for Uber money. Reporters were escorted into a breakfast nook with a cool view of the baseball field below, where workers were hoisting Ferris wheels,

One of the most imaginative comedies shot in Toronto is about to wrap up for a second season. Man Seeking Woman bows out Wednesday night at 10:30 ET on FXX and FXX Canada. Jay Baruchel (above) stars as a Josh, a one-man dating disaster area. On the season finale, Josh finally gets his chance to be with work-mate Rosa (Rosa Salazar).

Jay Baruchel has grown since I first met him, and not just as an actor. That was way back at the TCA Fox party for Undeclared in 2001. He was just a punk kid in the freshman college comedy, part of an awesome cast which included another funny Canuck, Seth Rogan. They were basically two

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–FX Networks are becoming major players on the Canadian TV production scene. Fargo shot season one in Calgary and network president John Landgraf indicated at press tour Monday he hopes to return there for season two. (Well, not he, personally, but whoever is in the all new cast). The Strain shoots in Toronto, and,