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Rude Dudes of Comedy Podcast #1: Tim Steeves

March 2, 2015

Rude Dudes radio is on the air! Tyler Morrison (Cottage Country Comedy Festival) Jarrett Campbell (Dark Comedy Festival) and Tom O’Donnell (Great Canadian Laugh Off). The dudes get liquored up, and get rude. Tom’s Mom lays down the law. Tim Steeves (This Hour Has 22 Mins, Rick Mercer Report, Just for Laughs) joins the boys in studio.

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January 13, 2014

CBC received 95 nominations this morning from the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television’s 2014 Canadian Screen Awards – 89 for CBC Television and six for Digital Media, further attesting to CBC’s line up of quality and original Canadian programming. CBC programs, talent and crew were all nominated in categories across the board for Canada’s most prestigious television, film and digital awards ceremony.
Best Writing in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series
2013 Canadian Screen Awards

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Canadian Screen Awards TV and Digital Media Nominations (press release)

January 15, 2013

Canadian Screen Award nominations for the best in television and digital media were announced this morning (Jan. 15) by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. In addition to the film nominations, the television and digital media categories also recognizes excellence in our country’s productions.

Best Writing in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series

Rick Mercer Report – CBC (CBC) – Rick Mercer, Rick Currie, Greg Eckler, Chris Finn, Tim Steeves, George Westerholm

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Peters and Hotz developing shows for Comedy Network

July 28, 2011

Canadian funnymen Russell Peters, Jeremy Hotz and Tim Steeves are among the homegrown comics working on projects for the Comedy Network.

The joke-driven specialty channel says possible TV ventures include a Christmas special from Peters featuring stand-up, sketch, animation and musical performances.

Steeves is working on a proposed weekly series that would review events, newsmakers and cultural trends that have irritated and intrigued him.

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Can Science Save Us?

June 16, 2011

Tim Steeves’ extended 2007 Winnipeg Comedy Festival set. Audio only.

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September 23, 2010

Tim Steeves is one of those stand-ups I love seeing every few years, just to see his brutal, no-bull take on where we’re at as a society.

The New Brunswick-born comic’s a smart guy – his day job’s writing for The Rick Mercer Report, and he wrote for four seasons for This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

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George Stromboulopoulos Tonight

September 23, 2007

The one and only Michael J. Fox was in the red chair. Michael will talk about his career as an actor, how his Parkinson’s diagnosis has changed his life, and the important work of the Michael J. Fox Foundation. Before revealing his diagnosis, Michael worried whether audiences could find a “sick person” funny. His appearance on ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ answered that question with a big yes. And now Michael’s got a new sitcom in development, which is due to drop in Fall 2013 – it’ll be a big year. Our comedy panel features the comedy stylings of Tim Steeves.

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Even comics fall victim to mush

July 20, 2007

Tim Steeves took the biggest professional and personal risk of his life last summer. During a gala performance at the Just for Laughs festival on July 19, he got down on one knee on the Théâtre St. Denis stage, faced the audience and beckoned his girlfriend, Sonya.

Buyting, to join him. Although clearly startled, Buyting obliged, whereupon Steeves pulled a ring from his pocket and proposed marriage to her – in front of 2,000 strangers.

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