Excerpts of a CBC media release:
NEW, RETURNING SERIES and SPECIALS
THE ADVENTURES OF BOB & DOUG MCKENZIE: STRANGE BREW and BOB & DOUG’S TWO-FOUR ANNIVERSARY – Sunday, May 20:
THE ADVENTURES OF BOB & DOUG MCKENZIE: STRANGE BREW tells the classic story of two beer-addled brothers (Dave Thomas and Rick Moranis) who thwart a sinister plot to rule the world via mind-controlling lager.
BOB & DOUG MCKENZIE’S TWO-FOUR ANNIVERSARY is a one-hour celebration of the McKenzie brothers-a 24-year enduring Canadian franchise credited with defining a national identity. This special reveals the fascinating stories of people whose lives were touched, affected or influenced by the McKenzie brothers; celebrates key milestones throughout the franchise’s history; and finally reveals the men behind it all-Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas.
THE SECOND CITY’S NEXT COMEDY LEGEND – begins Tuesday, July 10 at 9 p.m.
First-class sketch comedy, Canada’s hottest new comics, intense competition and ruthless ambition all come together in THE SECOND CITY’S NEXT COMEDY LEGEND-hosted by Trish Stratus, the most decorated Diva in WWE history. Sketch comedy performers from all over Canada compete and are judged by SCTV alumnus Joe Flaherty and comedians Elvira Kurt and Nick Napier. Comics vie for the chance to join the ranks of such legendary Canadian performers as John Candy, Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara, Mike Myers, Dan Aykroyd, Dave Thomas and Eugene Levy, all of whom got their start at The Second City.
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