Comedy Gold

“COMEDY GOLD” The funniest television event in the history of Canadian broadcasting. Comedy Gold celebrates Canadian comedy from Mack Sennett to Mike Myers and features appearances and performances from Canada’s best-loved comedy stars, backed up with classic clips from everyone’s favourite films and television shows. Comedy Gold is a who’s who of comedy. It includes John Candy, Martin Short and the SCTV gang, Jim Carrey, Michael J. Fox, Dan Aykroyd, Lorne Michaels and Saturday Night Live, as well as Codco, The Kids In The Hall, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, The Air Farce and Ken Finkleman, among many others. Comedy Gold is the most hilarious and comprehensive look at Canadian comedy ever produced. A four-hour entertainment documentary was aired over two nights in January 2006.

Network: CBC
Airing: 2006
Executive Producer: John Brunton, Barbara Bowlby
Producer: Martha Kehoe, Liz Allan
Distributor: CBC-IS