Link: 22 years of 22 Minutes – Cathy Jones on the history of Canada’s premiere political satire series

From David Berry:

This Hour Has 22 Minutes may be celebrating its 22nd anniversary, but there’s only one person who’s been with it from the very beginning. Cathy Jones first got talked into a spot behind the anchor desk by CODCO castmate Mary Walsh, and has spent the last two decades (and a bit) bringing to life correspondents from unflappable flapper Mrs. Enid to space cadet entertainment correspondent Sandy Campbell. Ahead of the CBC’s gala celebration of the show, the National Post’s David Berry caught up with Jones to talk about her comic longevity, how making fun of politicians has changed over the years and why we’re in the days of speaking up. Continue reading.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and partner at TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from countless programs. Survivor winners, Donald Trump, Jerry Bruckheimer ... he has interviewed (literally) hundreds of TV people over the course of his career. He is a past member of the Television Critics Association.
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