Radio & Television

Tele-Quebec to debut SNL Quebec specials in 2014

MONTREAL – Télé-Québec, the province’s educational and cultural public broadcaster, announced today it will debut a Québec version of Saturday Night Live with two live 90-minute specials on February 8 and March 22, 2014.  The two broadcasts will be hosted, respectively, by Québécois comedians Louis-José Houde and Stéphane Rousseau. Based on the famous SNL model and recorded before a live audience, SNL Québec will feature comedy vignettes, musical guests and a house band, a Weekend Update news bulletin, surprise cameo appearances and more. An ensemble cast of six comedians will complete the roster parodying current cultural and political events.  “We are...