July 2010

10:30pm – Saturday, July 3 on CTV

This week’s episode includes sketches about WFTO-TV newsman Ken Shawn and weather girl Nikki Payne, a groom in trouble at his wedding reception, hot plus-size women, a Sunday-morning arts program, and Tom Cruise returns as a guest on THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW.

10:00pm – Saturday, July 3 on CTV

Kelly Taylor gave up his mediocre career in hockey to pursue his dream of leaving the small-town environment for the rush of the big city. With the physical attributes of a high-school quarterback and the comedic commitment of Jerry Lewis, Taylor continues to take the comedy world by storm. Kelly has performed across the country at Just for Laughs and the Vancouver and Calgary Comedy Festivals. Taylor recently made his debut in New York City.

10 p.m. ET/PT – Saturday, July 3 on Comedy Network

Recorded before a sold-out audience at Madison Square Garden in 2008, Russell Peters recaps his travels to India and Dubai, as well as his own issues with body hair and the World Cup.

9:00pm – Saturday, July 3 on /A

Also airs at 10 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic

The son (Luke Kirby, CRA$H & BURN) of Italian immigrants to Canada struggles to find the best way to reveal to his parents that he’s gay.

9 p.m. ET/PT – Saturday, July 3 on Comedy Network

Twenty-five thousand big ones! That’s what lies in store for the lucky winner of Yuk Yuk’s Great Canadian Laugh-Off, a tongue-in-cheek one-hour special. Open to anyone and everyone, from professionals to amateurs, contestants yuk it up in front of a celebrity panel of judges. The winner scoops up all the cash and gets bragging rights as “The World’s Funniest Comic.”

8:00pm – Saturday, July 3 on /A

Also airs at 9 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic

Working in one of the storage pods with Wassenfelder (Dylan Taylor), Paula (Paula Garces) has a serious accident that severs her thumb and causes a severe abdominal injury. With his wartime hallucination threatening his surgical control, Mintz (Eyal Podell) runs into trouble while operating on Paula and Donner (Ron Livingston) is forced to take over.

8 p.m. ET/PT – Saturday, July 3 on Comedy Network

Taped before a sold-out audience at the Warfield Theatre in San Francisco, Russell Peters uses his wry observations on the subjects of race, class and culture to illuminate our human shortcomings with the sizzling accuracy of a well-aimed laser.

7 p.m. ET/PT – Saturday, July 3 on Comedy Network

Re-airing 12 a.m. ET/PT and Sunday, July 4 at 7 p.m. ET/PT
In front of a live audience, past and present Beaver Award winners and nominees including Nathan MacIntosh, Graham Clark, Kate Davis, Tim Steeves and sketch troupe The Imponderables, showcase their award-worthy material.

6 p.m. ET/PT – Saturday, July 3 on Comedy Network

Re-airing 11 p.m. ET/PT
Filmed during his live show at the 2008 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, JEREMY HOTZ – WHAT A MISERABLE SHOW THIS IS showcases Hotz at his blundering best.

10:00pm – Friday, July 2 on /A

Also airs at 11 p.m. AT on /A Atlantic and 10 p.m. MT on ACCESS

In the wake of the MAGLEV bombing that killed his daughter, Daniel Graystone (Eric Stoltz) plunges himself into work. Consumed with grief, Amanda Graystone (Paula Malcomson) is obsessed with discovering who her daughter really was, and slowly begins piecing together the details of Zoe’s (Alessandra Torresani) life.