JFL, CBC to produce Canada 150 comedy special
Stand-Up on Guard for Thee, hosted by Daniel Levy, will air on the pubcaster this summer.
In Brief: WIFTV honours Joli-Coeur, Comedy Net greenlights more JFL
NFB chair Claude Joli-Coeur (pictured) to receive an award from WIFTV, Toast Studio partners with Bell Media, plus more news of the week.
Just For Laughs bows YouTube channel with Maker
Featuring never-before-seen footage from the Just For Laughs archives, the new channel augments Just For Laughs’ other Maker-managed channel, Gags.
Just For Laughs festival to produce 40 hours of TV programming
The Comedy Network, Corus, City and the CBC have ordered one-hour and half-hour stand-up comedy specials from the Montreal-based chuckles factory.
Canuck JFL pitch projects move forward on laugh track
Andrew Bush’s Custodial and The Amazing Tales of Mr. Evans from Mark Little and Dan Beirne are winners in the Comedy Conference pitch program.
Kenny Hotz performs first stand-up set in front of a live audience
The Kenny vs. Spenny star took to the stage at Cafe Cleopatra as Canadians make the running at the prestigious Just For Laughs international comedy festival.