Radio & Television

CBC seeks emerging comedic talent

TORONTO – CBC has a kicked off a cross-country search for the next generation of Canadian comedic talent.CBC Comedy’s Next Up is calling on amateur comics to submit a 60-to-90-second video of their best material for the chance to win a performance slot at the 2019 Ha!ifax ComedyFest in April.  Online submissions are open now through February 21, 2019.The CBC Comedy team will review all submissions and unveil the longlist of comedians on March 1, before inviting fans to watch and vote on their favourite entries through CBC Comedy social media platforms.  The shortlist will be revealed on March 20,...