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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.

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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

Mary Walsh takes the news quiz

1/21/2022
Mary Walsh, Craig Lauzon and Ivan Decker get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:58

Bonus Podcast: No More Theatres?

1/19/2022
Andrew Phung, Rakhee Morzaria and Chris Locke get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:05:27

The cast of 'Run The Burbs' takes the news quiz

1/14/2022
Run the Burbs cast members - Andrew Phung, Rakhee Morzaria and Chris Locke - get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:49

Bonus Podcast: Dry January

1/12/2022
Miguel Rivas, Martha Chaves, and Ashley Botting get quizzed by Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:07:51

Comedian Miguel Rivas takes the news quiz

1/7/2022
Miguel Rivas, Martha Chaves and Ashley Botting get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:09

Bonus Podcast: Love Mail

1/5/2022
Gavin and producer Phil Leung decide not to read hate mail this week.

Duration:00:07:06

Hello 2022! Best of Because News

12/31/2021
We look back at the funniest rounds from 2021, with help from panellists Martha Chaves, Jean Yoon and Eric Peterson

Duration:00:28:09

Best of Because News: The Trudeau Special

12/24/2021
To mark Justin Trudeau's 50th birthday, Because News looks back at the highs and lows of his years in office.

Duration:00:28:41

Comedian Martha Chaves takes the news quiz

12/17/2021
Martha Chaves, Ivan Decker and Ashley Botting get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:11

Bonus Podcast: The Lord of the Rings turns 20

12/15/2021
Gavin gets quizzed by producer Phil Leung on one of the most influential film series ever made.

Duration:00:07:07

Eric Peterson takes the news quiz

12/10/2021
Eric Peterson, Alice Moran and Craig Lauzon get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:10

Bonus Podcast: That Terrible Weather

12/8/2021
Kris Siddiqi, Alice Moran and Chris Sandiford get quizzed by Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:07:29

Comedian Chris Sandiford takes the news quiz

12/3/2021
Chris Sandiford, Alice Moran and Kris Siddiqi get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:06

Bonus Podcast: Controversial Comfort Holds

12/1/2021
Andrew Phung, Miguel Rivas and Ashley Botting get quizzed by Gavin Crawford in this round that requires a disclaimer.

Duration:00:05:54

Ashley Botting takes the news quiz

11/26/2021
Andrew Phung, Miguel Rivas and Ashley Botting get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:09

Bonus Podcast: Make Alberta Phung Again (MAPA)

11/24/2021
Andrew Phung, Candy Palmater and Jan Caruana get quizzed by Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:06:40

Run The Burbs star Andrew Phung takes the news quiz

11/19/2021
Andrew Phung, Candy Palmater and Jan Caruana get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:09

Bonus Podcast: An Asian American muppet?

11/17/2021
Gavin gets quizzed by producer Phil Leung on Sesame Street trivia.

Duration:00:04:54

Best of Because News: Candy Palmater, Tom Howell and Jean Yoon

11/12/2021
Jean Yoon, Tom Howell and Candy Palmater and others get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford in some of the best rounds from the last few months.

Duration:00:28:09

Kim's Convenience's Jean Yoon takes the news quiz

11/5/2021
Jean Yoon, Eric Peterson and Alice Moran get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:06