Yuk Yuk’s Great Canadian Laugh Off

Clark Graham

The World’s Finest Compete in the 2008 Yuk Yuk’s Great Canadian Laugh Off, Premiering July 26 on The Comedy Network

Get ready for some big laughs as The Comedy Network and Yuk Yuk’s present the third annual Yuk Yuk’s Great Canadian Laugh Off. Watch and laugh as eight finalists from across the globe are whittled down to winner Graham Clark in this hour-long stand-up special, premiering Saturday, July 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, exclusively on The Comedy Network.

The eight finalists showcased in Yuk Yuk’s Great Canadian Laugh Off are selected from a pool of 64 semi-finalists worldwide. A panel of celebrity judges, including, Eddie Brill, talent coordinator for the Late Show with David Letterman, and Michelle Daly, Director of Content for The Comedy Network, evaluate the contestants’ material, delivery, timing, stage presence, and audience response. The finalists compete for a $25,000 grand prize.

First place winner Graham Clark began his stand-up career at the tender age of 15. Known for his laid-back delivery style juxtaposed with his refined comedic approach, Vancouver native Clark honed his comedic skills on stage and behind the scenes. He’s performed at the Halifax Comedy Festival and the Just for Laughs Homegrown Comedy Competition, is the host of the long-running alternative showcase The Laugh Gallery, and has recorded his own hour-long Comedy Now! special for CTV. Clark has also written for This Hour has 22 Minutes and opened for Norm Macdonald, Zach Galifianakis, Emo Philips, The Smothers Brothers, Brent Butt, and The Comedians of Comedy.

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