Global Television Network

Molson Canadian Comedy Releaf

Network: Global Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1991 to 1992

Broadcast Medium: Television

These shows provided a behind the scenes look at comedians who participated in Toronto’s annual comedy festival in support of the environment. The series included performances and interviews with Howie Mandel, André-Philipe Gagnon, Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Cosby, Bob Newhart, Martin Mull, Tommy Chong and Catherine O’Hara. Backstage banter was inter-cut with live presentations by the best in the world of comedy.

Broadcast: 1991 – 1992
Time slot: Monday 9:00 pm, Friday 10:00 pm
Running time: 60 minutes

Production company: Associated Film (Vancouver) in association with CanWest Global System member UTV
Producers: Michael French, Tamara Poirier
Associate Producer: Linda Tremblay

Written by Joanne Ingrassia – June, 2002