Laugh Out Loud

About Laugh Out Loud

About Laugh Out Loud


CBC Radio One

Fridays at 1:30 p.m. Saturdays at 6:30 p.m.


Fridays at 1:30 p.m., Saturdays at 6:30 p.m., Mondays at 4:00 p.m. and Wednesdays at 8.00 a.m.

(All times Eastern)


Laugh Out Loud is CBC Radio's hit stand-up comedy show. Each week, host Ali Hassan presents a mix of established and emerging Canadian comedians recorded at various festivals and clubs across the country. Our goal is to make more Canadians laugh out loud whenever they want — on radio, on-line and via our free podcast.

Ali Hassan, Host

Ali Hassan is a CBC radio host, stand-up comedian and actor. 

Ali has performed at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, Toronto's JFL42 and the Edinburgh Festival.  In the Fall of 2019, Ali toured across Canada as part of the Just For Laughs Comedy Night In Canada tour, hosted by Rick Mercer.

His recent television roles include Blood & Treasure (CBS), Designated Survivor (ABC), Cardinal (CTV), Holiday Calendar (Netflix), Fubar: Age of Computer (VICE), Odd Squad (PBS Kids), Man Seeking Woman (FXX) and Game On (YTV).

Ali has appeared on the big screen in award-winning films – Breakaway, French Immersion, and the hockey hit Goon. In 2020, Ali can be seen in the films MySpy, Mafia Inc, and Tammy's Always Dying which had its World Premiere at TIFF 2019.