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Join Rick Mercer to say goodbye to 2020 with CBC’s New Year’s Eve special

From a media release:

This New Year’s Eve, join CBC and Rick Mercer to (finally) ring in 2021 with a national celebration that Canadians can enjoy from home. CANADA’S NEW YEAR’S EVE – A COUNTDOWN TO 2021 will broadcast on CBC TV and the free CBC Gem streaming service on Thursday, December 31 at 11 p.m. in every time zone. 

Hosted by Rick Mercer, the all-Canadian lineup includes performances by multi-platinum recording artist Tyler Shaw joined by Simone Denny; alt-pop duo Neon Dreams from Halifax, NS; folk singer-songwriter William Prince from Winnipeg, MB; Alan Doyle and friends from around Newfoundland and Labrador; folk/rock group The Jerry Cans and special guests from Iqaluit, NU; pop icon Lights and producer Felix Cartal performing together in Vancouver, BC; country star Brett Kissel from Flat Lake, AB; hip-hop/electro trio Random Recipe from Montreal, QC; and the Maritime Bhangra Dancers from Halifax, NS.

The annual special will also include a look into some of the intimate celebrations Canadian families are having across the country this year.


Link: New Year’s Eve: Air Farce ready to dump on Trump during annual special

From Bill Harris of Postmedia Network:

New Year’s Eve: Air Farce ready to dump on Trump during annual special
The one Canadian network that still is committed to programming specifically made for New Year’s Eve is CBC.

It starts with the annual Air Farce New Year’s Eve special. Veteran Air Farce cast members Don Ferguson, Luba Goy and Craig Lauzon were joined last year by Aisha Alfa and Darryl Hinds, and this year that quintet welcomes newcomer Emma Hunter to the ranks. Continue reading.Facebooktwitterredditlinkedinmail

Link: Don Ferguson and RCAF: More New Year’s Eve Craziness

From Jim Bawden:

Don Ferguson and RCAF: More New Year’s Eve Craziness
So here I am in my study waiting for Don Ferguson one of the founding fathers of CBC’s Royal Canadian Air Farce to ring through to promote his latest New Year’s Eve CBC-TV special.

It premieres Thursday December 31 at 8 p.m. on CBC-TV. Got that?
And I’m trying to remember where it was we first met.

I think it must have been in Hamilton where Ferguson, partner Roger Abbott, Luba Goy, Dave Broadfoot and John Morgan were readying to perform two shows at Hamilton Place. Continue reading. Facebooktwitterredditlinkedinmail