The Ron James Show

Ron James welcomes Gemini Award-winners Jayne Eastwood (Billable Hours, This is Wonderland) and Linda Kash (Robson Arms) to THE RON JAMES SHOW, Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT).

On this episode of THE RON JAMES SHOW, Ron highlights advancements in veterinary medicine, puts a new twist on the empty nest syndrome, and is ‘outted’ by his mother.

THE RON JAMES SHOW showcases the talents of renowned and much-beloved comedian

Ron James, and his poetically charged observations about surviving life in the modern world.  Anchored by James’ hilarious and razor-sharp standup comedy, the show features an eclectic mix of in-studio sketches, field sketches and a weekly instalment of L’il Ronnie, an animated look at James’ early childhood in Cape Breton.

Friday, Oct. 9, at 8 p.m. on CBC-TV

Ron James invites Gemini Award-winners Colin Mochrie (This Hour Has 22 Minutes) and Linda Kash (At The Hotel) to THE RON JAMES SHOW, Friday, Oct. 9, at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT).

This week, Ron shines a humorous light on the banalities of life in a contemporary office; learns first hand that you get what you pay for; and discovers marriage and hockey can co-exist.

THE RON JAMES SHOW showcases the talents of renowned and much-beloved comedian Ron James, and his poetically charged observations about surviving life in the modern world. Anchored by James’ hilarious and razor-sharp standup comedy, the show features an eclectic mix of in-studio sketches, field sketches and a weekly instalment of L’il Ronnie, an animated look at James’ early childhood in Cape Breton.

Premieres on CBC-TV, Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT)

Production has commenced on THE RON JAMES SHOW, scheduled to premiere in the coveted timeslot of 8 p.m., beginning Friday, Sept. 25, on CBC Television.

THE RON JAMES SHOW will shoot in front of a live studio audience at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre, in Toronto, beginning Sept. 10 and 11; information on how to become part of the live studio audience will be announced soon. The series (10 x 30 min.) will culminate with a one-hour special on New Year’s Eve, a slot that has become a solid tradition as well as a critical and ratings success year after year for Ron James.

THE RON JAMES SHOW showcases the talents of renowned and much-beloved comedian Ron James, and his poetically charged observations about surviving life in the modern world.  Anchored by James’ hilarious and razor-sharp standup comedy, the show will also feature an eclectic mix of in-studio sketches, field sketches and a weekly instalment of L’il Ronnie, an animated look at James’ early childhood in Cape Breton. All of these segments will allow James to shine a humorous light on the frustrations and challenges everyday people face ‘in their daily march through life’s bright fury.’

For the last 10 years, James’ live comedy shows have consistently sold out theatres from coast to coast, garnering unanimous critical acclaim for his uniquely Canadian style. He has been called “the funniest man in Canada” by the Victoria Times-Colonist and “devastatingly funny and clever” by The Globe and Mail. According to James, “the series will try to make sense of the rapidly spinning planet that we all share.”

Production has commenced on THE RON JAMES SHOW, premiering Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. E.T. (8:30 NT), on CBC Television. The show will shoot in front of a live studio audience, from Sept. through Dec. 2009, at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto.

For free tickets, fans can e-mail tickets@enterthepicture.com, and include the following information: first and last name, phone number, e-mail address, number of tickets requested, and first and second choice of show date and time.

*Show dates:

Wednesday, Sept. 2 – 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 3 – 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 10 – 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 11 – 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 24 – 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 25 – 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 8 – 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 9 – 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 29 – 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 30 – 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

*More shows will be added to the schedule in Dec.

THE RON JAMES SHOW showcases the talents of renowned and much-beloved comedian Ron James, and his poetically-charged observations about surviving life in the modern world.  Anchored by James’ hilarious and razor-sharp standup comedy, the show will also feature an eclectic mix of in-studio sketches, field sketches, and a weekly instalment of L’il Ronnie, an animated look at James’ early childhood in Cape Breton. All of these segments will allow James to shine a humorous light on the frustrations and challenges everyday people face, in “their daily march through life’s bright fury.”