Tonight on The Panel, we invited three very funny people — Air Farce alum Jessica Holmes and stand-up comics Bobby Mair and Fraser Young — to weigh in on the rise of the online video. And of course, we'd be remiss if we didn't also show you the videos they talked about.
Jessica's pick comes from the local-news-gone-wrong genre, with a Cleveland reporter getting attacked by a cat but taking it surprisingly well:
For his video, Bobby selected "The Epic Split," the recent uber-popular clip featuring Jean-Claude Van Damme and a pair of reversing Volvo trucks (it's one of those ads you can't help but gawk at and share, even if you know it's selling something):
Finally, Fraser, who's also a writer on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, chose Bill & Sons Towing, a web series from the sketch troupe The Imponderables, which won a 2013 Canadian Comedy Award:
Tune in to CBC TV on December 9 at 7 p.m. to see the full panel.