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February 28, 2019

BlogTO on JFL and SiriusXM

Toronto Comedians Furious after Just For Laughs takes over station. A new merger between broadcasting company Sirius XM Canada and international comedy festival Just For Laughs (JFL) has just […]
February 28, 2019

The Canadian revolution! on Chortle

Comedians force U-turn over radio plans that would have cost them dear Canadian comedians have forced Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival into a major U-turn over […]
February 27, 2019

Mark Critch on Howie Mandel Video

Watch the video below. Thank you Mark Critch!
February 27, 2019

Statement by Bruce Hills, President of Just For Laughs and John Lewis, SVP of Programming and Operations, SiriusXM Canada

February 27, 2018 Today, we wish to announce our new strategy for Canadian Comedy on SiriusXM Canada. The new channel on SiriusXM 168 will be called Just […]
February 27, 2019

CASC Announcement to Members

February 27th, 2019 CASC was thrilled to receive news from Bruce Hills, President of Just For Laughs (JFL) by phone today that JFL and SiriusXM Canada […]
February 27, 2019

City News on Just For Laughs Radio

Canadian comics say livelihood at risk as Just For Laughs takes over radio channel MONTREAL — Canadian comics are sounding the alarm over an abrupt shift […]
February 27, 2019

NOW Magazine on SiriuzXM issue

Canadian comics say they’ll lose money over Just For Laughs takeover of SiriusXM show Hundreds of comics take to Twitter to let SiriusXM know that a […]
February 27, 2019

The Montreal Gazette on SiriusXM and Just For Laughs Radio

Brownstein: Comics not chuckling over Just for Laughs Radio The fear is that comedians will lose a large chunk of their revenues under a new arrangement […]
February 27, 2019

Globe & Mail on JFL Takeover

Did you hear the one about the Canadian comedy satellite-radio channel that changed its format, dropping “Canada” from its name, and then promised it would strengthen […]
February 27, 2019

Vice Magazine on SiriusXM and JFL

Just For Laughs’ SiriusXM Deal Is Screwing Over Canadian Comedians Howie Mandel is taking food out of the mouths of comedians. It’s not funny! It’s hard […]
February 27, 2019

MEDIA RESPONSE RE: Comment on Town Hall

The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) staged a public Town Hall event on Tuesday evening (February 26th). An incident occurred involving a reporter and an […]
February 27, 2019

Town Hall #3

Here is our town hall from February 26th 2019.
February 27, 2019

Contact the Government

Here is how you can contact your federal offices. 1. Click the link below https://lop.parl.ca/sites/ParlInfo/default/en_CA/People/parliamentarians?refiners=4-1&projectionCode=1&q=&parlType=all 2. Once on the page, on the left side, you will […]
February 27, 2019

Radio Canada International on SiriusXM

Canadian comedians not laughing at Canadian radio takeover from U.S. Canadian comedians are angry at a takeover of the “Canada Laughs” channel which was carried on […]
February 27, 2019

Montreal Gazette on JFL and SiriusXM Decision

Just for Laughs to air only Canadian comics after blowback over radio deal ‘We’ve listened carefully to the concerns of Canadian artists and regret the stress […]
February 26, 2019

Interrobang on Howie Mandel’s Facebook Live Video

Howie Mandel Goes Live on Facebook After Canadian Comics Express Outrage Over Just for Laughs/SiriusXM Canada Partnership There’s a lot of controversy around a recent decision […]
February 26, 2019

Toronto Star on SiriusXM & JFL

The blowback began brewing online among Canadian comedians last week. The Canada Laughs channel has provided 100 percent Canadian content since its 2005 creation, giving homegrown […]
February 26, 2019

AV News

Scroll through Twitter’s #justformoney hashtag and you’ll find an army of angry Canadian comedians. Their rage stems, as it does for so many in this era […]
February 25, 2019


RE: Just for Laughs and SiriusXM Canada The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) has been communicating directly with Just for Laughs (JFL) and SiriusXM Canada […]
February 4, 2019

Comedy – Is it a career?

Comedy can definitely be a career. Ironically, almost anybody who goes into it with success as their goal is unlikely to stick with it long enough […]