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Because News is Canada's funniest news quiz. Host Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians and celebrities about the headlines. Subscribe to get Members Only bonus episodes every Wednesday.

Because News is Canada's funniest news quiz. Host Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians and celebrities about the headlines. Subscribe to get Members Only bonus episodes every Wednesday.

Location:

Canada, ON

Description:

Because News is Canada's funniest news quiz. Host Gavin Crawford quizzes comedians and celebrities about the headlines. Subscribe to get Members Only bonus episodes every Wednesday.

Language:

English


Episodes

Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

11/20/2020
Candy Palmater, Craig Lauzon and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:39

Baroness Von Sketch star Aurora Browne Takes the News Quiz

11/13/2020
Aurora Browne, Tom Howell and Nour Hadidi get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:40

Comedian Brandon Ash-Mohammed takes the news quiz

11/6/2020
Emma Hunter, Brandon Ash-Mohammed and Jan Caruana get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:36

Comedian Scott Thompson takes the news quiz

10/30/2020
Scott Thompson, Ashley Botting and Kris Siddiqi get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:40

Dragon's Den star Arlene Dickinson takes the news quiz

10/23/2020
Arlene Dickinson, Ann Pornel and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:35

Baroness von Sketch Show star Jennifer Whalen takes the news quiz

10/16/2020
Kim Convenience's Andrew Phung, Baroness von Sketch Show star Jennifer Whalen and stand-up comedian Martha Chaves get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:33

Comedian Martha Chaves takes the news quiz

10/9/2020
Martha Chaves, Tom Howell and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:42

Best of Because News: Steve Patterson, Andrew Phung, and the stars of Baroness von Sketch Show

10/2/2020
This throwback episode features some of our best rounds from pre-pandemic times (back when we still had a live studio audience).

Duration:00:28:40

Bonus Podcast: How to stay positive during a pandemic

9/29/2020
Tom Howell, Jan Caruana and Craig Lauzon get quizzed by hist Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:10:09

Tom Howell takes the news quiz

9/25/2020
Craig Lauzon, Jan Caruana and Tom Howell get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:06

Bonus Podcast: How long until we get a vaccine?

9/22/2020
Host Gavin Crawford quizzes Brandon Ash-Mohammed, Miguel Rivas and Alice Moran in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:08:56

Comedian Brandon Ash-Mohammed takes the news quiz

9/18/2020
Brandon Ash-Mohammed, Alice Moran and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:06

Bonus Podcast: Because News becoming a TV show

9/15/2020
Host Gavin Crawford and panellist Jan Caruana talk about the changes afoot for season 6.

Duration:00:09:27

Season premiere of Because News with comedian Martha Chaves

9/11/2020
Kris Siddiqi, Martha Chaves and Tom Howell get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:35

No Members Only podcast this week!

6/30/2020
Because News is on hiatus for the summer. Gavin Crawford and the gang will be back to make fun of the news in September. See you then!

Duration:00:01:00

Comedian Ashley Botting takes the news quiz

6/26/2020
Ashley Botting, Aisha Brown and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:06

Bonus Podcast: Dating and sex in the time of Covid

6/23/2020
Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Ivan Decker get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:09:21

Baroness von Sketch Show's Aurora Browne takes the news quiz

6/19/2020
Aurora Browne, Kris Siddiqi and Ivan Decker get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:07

Bonus Podcast: Gavin reads the listener mail

6/16/2020
Host Gavin Crawford reads and responds to some of the mail you sent us in recent weeks.

Duration:00:06:53

Comedian Andrew Phung takes the news quiz

6/12/2020
Martha Chaves, Andrew Phung and Craig Lauzon get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:06