December is a time where we all look back on the past year and make plans for the next 12 months. 2020 has brought a lot of change to the comedy world, but Canadian comedians are still creating content that gets us through the tough times. So before you sink into deep reflection, enjoy a laugh with others online with these sketch comedy and variety shows.
A Night With Tricia Black
Sundays at 9pm ET until December 20
‘A Night with Tricia Black’ is a LIVE late-night talk show hosted by two-time Canadian comedy award winner Tricia Black. Imagine The Rosie O’Donnell Show meets The Late Late Show with a little East Coast flair. ‘A Night with Tricia Black’ features interviews, musical performances, sketches and more focusing on Queer, BIPOC and Female voices.
More Info: https://www.anightwithtriciablack.com/
Write Em Up! On Facebook Live!
December 4 at 9pm ET
Todd Van Allen hosts a night of comedy where comedians perform while a team of writers jot down roast-jokes about everything the comics say, do, whatever. Todd then collects the roasts and reads them out. Verbatim.
The December 4 show will include Aba Amuquandoh, Marissa Cristiano, Greg Houston, Mohamed Hussain, Emma Malm, Derek Forgie, Brandon Hackett, and DJ Mausner.
More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/3461085103957360
Home For The Holidays: A Comedy Variety Show
December 11 at 8pm ET
Waycik Productions presents a holiday comedy variety extravaganza featuring laughter, love and holiday cheer! Home For The Holidays will be hosted by Susan Waycik and include performances by Tom Hearn, Brendan D’Souza, Ajahnis Charley, Melanie Dahling, Tricia Black, Alan Shane Lewis, Ben Sosa Wright, Aba Amuquandoh, Tai Wong-Clayton & Sarah Edwards, Chris Tsujiuchi & Kevin Wong, Selena Vylem and Andrew Johnston.
More information: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/home-for-the-holidays-a-comedy-variety-show-tickets-129223512003
The Blackity Black Show
December 13 at 8:30pm ET
The Blackity Black Show, curated by Surer Qaly and Bethlehem Mariam, is a monthly virtual comedy show showcasing Black artists. The third edition of this show will spotlight Aba Amuquandoh, Sashka Davis, Tamara Shevon, Jay Jurden, and Kenny Robinson.
More information: https://artery.is/showcases/blackityblackshowdecember
Deck the Halls with Boughs of Mirchi
December 17 at 8pm ET
Mirchi Comedy is back for “one last banger in 2020 to end this dumpster fire of a year on a high note!” Hosted by Neha Kohli, the December edition will showcase Aisha Alfa, Yumi Nagashima, Rakhee Morzaria, Tamara Shevon, Nelu Handa, and MIRCHILI’s – house improv team featuring Monica Garrido and Rosh Abdullah.
More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/387464635906015/
Comedy Night: Holiday Edition
December 19 at 7:30pm ET
Have a holly jolly evening of laughs with Stand Up Stitches’ Comedy Night: Holiday Edition as part of This is Brampton: Live Online performances presented by The Rose Brampton. Hosted by Keesha Brownie, this free online show will include stand up performances by Rebecca Reeds, Erine Vicente, Jay Martin, and Kate Davis.
More information: https://bit.ly/rosecomedyholidays
THE BIT 3.0
December 22 at 9pm ET
THE BIT, created by Tom Hearn, features your fave comedians…doing a BIT. BITS are solo sketches, musical performances, characters, satire, impressions, poems, and the sketch comedy dream – wig work. THE BIT 3.0 will feature Alan Shane Lewis, Ayaka Kinugawa, Brenden D’souza, DJ Mausner, Kirsten Rasmussen, Rasheed Green and more!
More information: https://www.youtube.com/tomhearn