If you were on CBC in the last year, and if, during that time, you made someone laugh, you're probably up for a Canadian Comedy Award
The full list of 2013 nominations
are here, after being announced in Toronto Wednesday night.
CBC TV series Mr. D
, This Hour Has 22 Minutes
and The Ron James Show
dominate the television category, while The Debaters
, The Irrelevant Show
and This is That
got nods in the Best Radio Program race. (Their only competition in the category? Anything Goes with Darren Frost & Dave Martin
- specifically an episode that featured a CBC star: Ron James
You'll find so many more familiar names throughout the nominations list. Gerry Dee
and Steve Patterson
are both up for Canadian Comedy Person of the Year, for instance - facing off against Colin Mochrie
, Sugar Sammy
and Lauren Ash
(who, now that we think of it, guest starred on a recent episode of CBC's Cracked
With so many CBC'ers in the mix, it's started a Canadian Comedy love-in on Twitter:
But even if you're not a Canadian comic (never mind one affiliated with the CBC) there's a way to get involved in this annual honour.
Before the winners are revealed October 6
in Ottawa as part of the Canadian Comedy Awards Festival, you can cast your vote in the major categories.
Starting June 17
, anyone can vote on the following prizes online: Best TV Show, Best Film, Best Web Series, Best Web Clip, Best Podcast, Best Radio Clip and Comedy Person of the Year.
Visit the awards' website
for more info.
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