Famous Canadian Comedians

22 Minutes has been entertaining viewers for decades. From its very beginning, the “This Hour Has 22 Minutes” routine has been filling just one hour in most cities. As the name implies, the show has featured funny anecdotes that tell the story of a funny moment from the day’s events. It’s an unforgettable show that’s been emblazoned on millions of television sets. Now, you can experience this classic comedy in your own home. This is an uncensored, hilarious version of this long-running television series.

These dynamic East Coast-based correspondents and hosts dish out witty jokes and surprising commentaries that shed a new light on staying on top of the important stories of the day. Each week, Canadians tune into unique satire that covers all the big political events that make the news – and even heads – turn. 

Each show includes a collection of real life stories from the week’s events. Stories include political bloopers, celebrity interviews, awkward encounters, and more. They also cover some of the year’s biggest stories with timely context. Whether it’s the surprising success of a politician or the antics of a crazed stalker, Canadians will be glued to this one of a kind comedy series every Tuesday night.  

This Hour has 22 Minutes is a comedy series from CBC. The combination of funny Canadian accents, high-energy comedy, and musical numbers makes for a fresh new take on an old time favourite. For those who enjoy a little bit of fantasy along with a healthy dose of reality, this is one of the best new shows of recent times.

Each week the action gets bigger and better with some big surprise endings. This Hour has 22 Minutes is no exception to this rule. The riffs on classic news are delivered with a passion and conviction that show these seasoned veterans have still not lost their touch with the stories of today. With performances by some of Canada’s finest and most famous comedic actors and actresses, this program makes for an evening you will not soon forget.

Canadian Comedy history