From a media release:
Beginning Saturday, June 12, the 12th season of the star-making stand-up series Comedy Now! airs on Saturday nights at 10 p.m. on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Viewers can also catch the laughs on-demand at CTV.ca.
Canada’s reigning pre-eminent stage for homegrown comedic talent, Comedy Now! has helped an illustrious list of Canadian writer/performers earn their stripes in the comedy world. The list of luminaries includes the likes of Brent Butt, Roman Danylo, Nikki Payne, Shaun Majumder, SeÃ¡n Cullen, Daryn Jones, Jay Malone, Jenn Robertson and stadium headliner Russell Peters. Comedy Now! returns with a brand-new lineup of burgeoning Canadian comics featuring Ian Bagg, Simon King, Darcy Michael, Kelly Taylor, Dana Alexander, Trent McClellan, Allyson Smith, Dylan Rhymer, J.P. Mass, Ivan Decker, Dave Hemstad, Debra Di Giovanni (pictured) and Tyler Hawkins (video below). The uncensored series premieres this fall on The Comedy Network.
COMEDY NOW! is produced by Hi Guys Twelve Productions Inc. in association with CTV and The Comedy Network, with the assistance of the Canadian Film and Video Tax Credits and the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credits and with the participation of the Canadian Television Fund created by the Government of Canada and the Canadian cable industry.