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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

Comedian Colin Mochrie takes the news quiz

1/21/2021
Colin Mochrie, Martha Chaves and Brandon Ash-Mohammed take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:26

Bonus Podcast: Biden's inauguration

1/19/2021
Jean Yoon, Alice Moran and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:06:41

Kim's Convenience star Jean Yoon takes the news quiz

1/14/2021
Jean Yoon, Alice Moran and Miguel Rivas get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:28

Bonus Podcast: Was that Donald Trump's fart?

1/12/2021
Gavin Crawford and producer Phil Leung play a round that was cut from last week's show.

Duration:00:11:20

Eric Peterson takes the news quiz

1/7/2021
Eric Peterson, Ashley Botting and Kris Siddiqi get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:38

Bonus Podcast: Rod Phillips' Christmas message

1/5/2021
Gavin Crawford and Producer Phil Leung react to former Ontario finance minister's infamous viral video.

Duration:00:08:29

Hello 2021. Best of Because News

12/31/2020
A roundup of some of our favourite rounds from 2020. Featuring Scott Thompson, Arlene Dickinson, Martha Chaves and others.

Duration:00:28:31

Bonus Podcast: This year in review

12/29/2020
Emma Hunter, Andrew Phung and Martha Chaves get quizzed by Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:03:07

Goodbye 2020. Best of Because News

12/24/2020
Host Gavin Crawford looks back at our best-loved rounds from our least-loved year. Featuring Scott Thompson, Martha Chaves, Tom Howell and more.

Duration:00:28:41

Bonus Podcast: Zoom Christmas party of two

12/22/2020
Producer Phil Leung quizzes Gavin Crawford with office party questions.

Duration:00:12:42

Comedian Andrew Phung takes the news quiz

12/17/2020
Andrew Phung, Martha Chaves and Emma Hunter get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:38

Bonus Podcast: The sexy Colonel Sanders round

12/15/2020
Emma Hunter, Jan Caruana and Brandon Ash-Mohammed get quizzed by Gavin Crawford in this round that was cut for time.

Duration:00:06:36

Emma Hunter takes the news quiz

12/10/2020
Emma Hunter, Brandon Ash-Mohammed and Jan Caruana get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:39

Bonus Podcast: Looking back at Because News TV

12/8/2020
Host Gavin Crawford and producer Philip Leung reflect on how their team created a television show during a pandemic.

Duration:00:07:06

Aisha Brown takes the news quiz

12/3/2020
Aisha Brown, Alice Moran and Kris Siddiqi get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:28:36

Best of Because News: Emma Hunter, Johnny Reid and Martha Chaves

11/25/2020
This throwback episode features some of the happiest news stories we've ever covered - from pre-pandemic times (back when we still had a live studio audience).

Duration:00:28:38

Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

11/19/2020
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

11/12/2020
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

11/5/2020
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

10/29/2020
Scott Thompson, Ashley Botting and Kris Siddiqi get quizzed by host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:28:40