canadian comedy


Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Review – The Casting Room is an Educational Web Series With a Name That Sounds a Lot Like Porn

The Casting Room is a long running sketch-style web series that aims to both entertain its viewers and teach them a few handy do’s and don’ts about auditioning in the process. The series was created over two years ago by the experienced Hollywood casting agent Stephanie Gorin and prolific Actress Naomi Snieckus –...

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Colin Mochrie Launches New Web Series “Patients Please” – Nobody Discovers for Months

Most you will probably know Colin Mochrie as the bald, witty cast member of the perennially popular, Whose Line is it Anyway. Since the show has recently been giving a new lease on...

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Review: Jill and Jenny

Sometimes a web series comes across my desktop which gets it. The kind of show which knows what it wants and is capable of delivering it. Other times I see hows suffering from an unfortunate divide between...

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Space Janitors Cementing their Place in Canada, but Still Need Your Help

This month, the nominees for the annual Canadian Comedy Awards were announced, and we here at the Death Sta- I mean Comedy TV is Dead, were delighted to see the familiar name of...

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

Review: Bill & Sons Towing

With a cast made up of critically lauded Canadian comedy performers (such as The Imponderables, Nicholas Campbell  from Da Vinci’s Inquest and Sonja Smits of Traders) and  some decent money thrown...

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Major Production Deal Prize in Comedy Pitch Competition

The deadline for submissions to the ‘From Set to Screen’ and ‘Pitch ‘Till Your Sides Split’ competitions, as organised by the Canadian comedy festival group Just For Laughs, has been extended...

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

InSAYSHAble is Irresistible

Recent winner of Hollyweb’s ‘Best Comedy’ Award InSAYSHAble is a real comic find and it’s easy to see why the series created by and starring Amy Matysio has won a string...

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Interview: Davin and Geoff from Space Janitors

Space Janitors, a show I reviewed a few weeks ago, is back this month with a second season. To mark the return of our favourite sci-fi blue collar workers I caught up with the show’s...

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Dutch talks all things Actress, with Lisa Kimberley Hughes

The Actress Diaries was one of the more interesting web series to crop up this year, managing to strike an odd balance by being “instantly familiar and yet totally original”. There was an...

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

What’s Your Dignity Worth?.. Fools for Hire

Fools for Hire is a truly fascinating web series, opening with mockumentary style interview segments. I spent a few moments, searching for the YouTube ad-skip button that wasn’t there.

It’s not that I didn’t like what...

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