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Host Gavin Crawford and a hilarious panel of smart alecks parody the news of the week, discussing the breaking stories Canadians cared about, the ones they didn’t - but probably should have.

Host Gavin Crawford and a hilarious panel of smart alecks parody the news of the week, discussing the breaking stories Canadians cared about, the ones they didn’t - but probably should have.
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Location:

Toronto, ON

Networks:

CBC

Description:

Host Gavin Crawford and a hilarious panel of smart alecks parody the news of the week, discussing the breaking stories Canadians cared about, the ones they didn’t - but probably should have.

Language:

English


Episodes

Best of Because News: May 19, 2018

5/18/2018
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Featuring fan favourites Kris Siddiqi, Candy Palmater and Grace Lynn Kung. Along with special guests Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas from The Beaverton, and opera star Ben Heppner.

Duration:00:27:24

Members Only: Mother's Day quiz

5/16/2018
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This round was cut for time from last week's show

Duration:00:09:44

News quiz: May 12, 2018

5/11/2018
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Kim's Convenience star Andrew Phung joins Martha Chaves and Tom Howell. Gavin Crawford hosts.

Duration:00:27:20

Members Only: how we pick the winner?

5/9/2018
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Does the smartest person win? Or the funniest?

Duration:00:11:07

News quiz: May 5, 2018

5/4/2018
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Baroness von Sketch Show's Carolyn Taylor, Tom Howell and Kris Siddiqi take the news quiz.

Duration:00:27:24

Members Only: Gavin's Australian accent

5/2/2018
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Gavin and the panel show off their Australian accents

Duration:00:11:11

News quiz: April 28, 2018

4/27/2018
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Grace Lynn Kung, Miguel Rivas and Andy Cheng take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:38

Members Only: LEAKED! Because News rehearsal tape

4/25/2018
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We rehearse the show two hours before the audience arrives. Recording engineer Greg DeClute takes the quiz

Duration:00:10:10

News quiz: April 21, 2018

4/20/2018
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Kris Siddiqi, Ashley Botting and Martha Chaves take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:21

Members Only: sneak peek at Canada Day show

4/18/2018
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Listen to part of our Canada Day show before the rest of Canada can

Duration:00:10:32

News quiz: April 14, 2018

4/13/2018
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Opera star Ben Heppner, Martha Chaves and Tom Howell take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:17

Members Only: If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands. (aka audience coaching)

4/11/2018
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Producer David Carroll coaches the audience on how to clap

Duration:00:09:22

News quiz: April 7, 2018

4/6/2018
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Tom Howell, Jesse Wente and Jan Caruana take the news quiz

Duration:00:27:45

Members Only: meet our biggest fan

4/4/2018
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Gavin calls Harvey Botting, panellist Ashley Botting's dad.

Duration:00:10:49

Best of Because News: March 31, 2018

3/29/2018
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Eric Peterson, and The Beaverton's Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas take the news quiz.

Duration:00:27:29

Members Only: Gavin's away so the producers go rogue

3/28/2018
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We forgot to record Gavin so producers Dave and Liz host the podcast

Duration:00:10:49

News quiz March 24, 2017

3/23/2018
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Maestro Fresh Wes, country music star Jess Moskaluke and comedian Charlie Demers take the news quiz. All of our panellists are Juno nominees. Because News from the Junos in Vancouver, BC, with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:29

Members Only: Stephen Hawking remembered

3/21/2018
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The Beaverton's Emma Hunter, Kris Siddiqi and Candy Palmater pay tribute to Stephen Hawking along with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:08:34

News quiz: March 17, 2018

3/16/2018
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The Beaverton's Emma Hunter, Kris Siddiqi and Candy Palmater take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:42

Members Only: Hens on the radio

3/14/2018
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We cut this round about hens, but it deserved to be heard.

Duration:00:08:32

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