Chanel Klein

Chanel Klein is a Producer with CBC Television's Unscripted Digital division in Toronto. She loves writing and making videos about comedy, art, internet culture and video games. Follow her on Twitter @ChanelCBC.

Latest from Chanel Klein

Everybody needs a buddy like Colby Armstrong

Armstrong's enthusiastic prairie boy expressions and light-hearted jock commentary are an audience favourite. This is what happens when a hockey player becomes a figure skating judge.
IMPROV

Pretty in plaid: this Regina improv team flexes the strength in diversity

Watch this small improv team overcome the odds in the Canadian Improv Games Series on CBC Gem.
IMPROV

Think fast: the Canadian Improv Games take the spotlight on CBC Gem

Andrew Phung (Kim’s Convenience) hosts the new CBC Gem series about the “Olympics of Improv."
KIDS IN THE HALL

10 essential Kids in the Hall sketches every Canadian should know

Here’s a list of the top characters and their sketches from the beloved sketch comedy show.

Stand-up, podcasts and movies: What to see at JFL42

The JFL42 comedy festival features headliners John Mulaney, Pete Davidson and more.

Bruce McCulloch raises this Toronto sketch group to new heights in 'TallBoyz'

New sketch comedy show TallBoyz premieres on CBC Television Sept. 17
CBC GEM

This beer league team gets to third-base in 'The Ninth'

How many sex related baseball puns can you fit into one comedy series?

This festival boosted gay comedians when nobody else would

We're Funny That Way billed itself as the world's first international queer comedy festival in 1996.
IMPROV

Improv makes an impact at the National Arts Centre

The 2019 Canadian Improv Games Series is streaming now on CBC Gem.
CIG

Whose line is it anyway? These high school students — participants in Canada's national Improv Games

These theatre kids made it from across the country to perform at the National Arts Centre.
NEXT UP

Meet your Top 10 #CBCNextUp finalists

Ten amateur comedians from across Canada are in the running to win CBC Comedy’s NEXT UP contest
NEXT UP

Getting started in comedy? Ivan Decker has advice for you

The 2018 Juno winner for Comedy Album of the Year Ivan Decker shares his tips for amateur comedians.
NEXT UP

Getting started in comedy? K. Trevor Wilson has advice for you

Letterkenny’s K. Trevor Wilson shares tips for newbie comics
NEXT UP

Getting started in comedy? Mark Critch has advice for you

Mark Critch from ‘This Hour has 22 Minutes’ has tips for amateur stand up comedians.
NEXT UP

Getting started in comedy? Andrew Phung has advice for you

The actor behind Kimchee from 'Kim's Convenience' has some tips for amateur stand up comedians and improv performers.