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Interview: Sketch comedy troupe TallBoyz chats ahead of their Season 2 premiere on CBC

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  February 15, 2021 @ 7:53pm

The most interesting part of any TV series is the second season. The show runners know what they like, what they don't, what works, what they can add, what the audience loves, and what they can make bigger. The voice is now stronger and more focused. A shot gun blast becomes a laser.

Don't get me wrong, the shot gun blast is fun.

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Interview: Comic Debra DiGiovanni of Match Game and Video on Trial is a "Late Bloomer"

Posted by: Paul Little  //  January 27, 2014 @ 10:17pm

The first thing you realize when watching Debra DiGiovanni -- whether it's on stage or during her appearances on television shows such as Comedy's Match Game or Much Music's Video on Trial -- is that she's ridiculously funny.

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Interview: Chuck's Vik Sahay reflects on his five seasons playing Lester on the NBC action comedy

Posted by: Paul Little  //  January 18, 2012 @ 8:48pm

With only a couple weeks left in the five-season run of the NBC action spy comedy Chuck, the mood amongst the cast and fans is mixed. Certainly, if you work on the show or just enjoy watching it, a TV series ending is never the most pleasant of times.

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A Tribute to Nerds: The Big Bang Theory's Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar host the nerdy Just for Laughs showcase

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  July 29, 2011 @ 8:30am

Nerds. Geeks. Fanboys. All these words used to be used to describe those who were considered the social outcasts. It wasn't cool to like comic books or computers. You couldn't get girls playing Dungeons & Dragons or possessing an ounce of intelligence.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Evany Rosen and Cheryl Hann of Picnicface

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 28, 2011 @ 3:07am

Halifax-based sketch comedy troupe Picnicface has a big second half of 2011 ahead. Besides their brand-new eponymous television show, which debuts this fall on The Comedy Network, they've also completed a feature film, Roller Town, which they hope will hit theatres this fall, as well.

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Interview: Conan graphic designer (and occasional on-screen performer) Pierre Bernard

Posted by: Paul Little  //  March 7, 2011 @ 6:38pm

Getting into graphic design -- originally comic book lettering, and later television design -- Pierre Bernard had no aspirations to be a television performer. But a few years after starting at Late Night with Conan O'Brien in the early 90s, he made a random appearance on the show sparked by a design of his on a "New State Quarters" sketch, which was a huge hit.

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Interview: Victor Webster, star of Heart of a Dragon, the new film inspired by Rick Hansen's journey

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  September 13, 2010 @ 8:44pm

Canadian actor Victor Webster has been quite busy in the dozen years or so he's been in the business.

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Interview: Leverage's Christian Kane shows off his musical side in tonight's episode of the TNT hit

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  July 18, 2010 @ 2:38pm

After recurring roles on Angel and Close to Home, Christian Kane now finds himself as one of the stars of the TNT hit Leverage, playing Eliot Spencer, the highly-skilled muscle of the con team lead by Timothy Hutton's Nathan Ford.

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Interview: DJ Qualls of TNT's Memphis Beat

Posted by: Mark McLeod  //  July 13, 2010 @ 4:02am

DJ Qualls first caught our attention a decade ago, in the ridiculous Todd Phillips comedy, Road Trip, and has been a staple in film and television since then.

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Interview: Matt Walsh of Spike TV's Players and the Upright Citizen's Brigade

Posted by: Paul Little  //  June 29, 2010 @ 6:44pm

Matt Walsh has been a staple of the comedy scene for over a decade, appearing in countless television shows and movies such as The Daily Show, Dog Bites Man, Old School, Role Models, and The Hangover.

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