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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

Ashley Botting takes the news quiz

11/16/2018
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Andrew Phung, Alice Moran and Ashley Botting take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:41

Members Only: Gavin gets grilled for his 'hip' speech

11/14/2018
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Hate mail and a bonus round on government waste.

Duration:00:07:29

Comedian Candy Palmater takes the news quiz

11/9/2018
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Kris Siddiqi, Andrew Cheng and Candy Palmater join host Gavin Crawford for this week's news quiz

Duration:00:27:35

Members Only: Gavin and our intrepid producer answer your questions

11/7/2018
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How did Gavin come up with his cat's name? Who is his hero? Is he shy? It gets personal.

Duration:00:20:54

Ali Hassan takes the news quiz

11/2/2018
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Tom Howell, Ashley Botting and Ali Hassan take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:37

Members Only: More Scott Thompson

10/31/2018
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This round was cut from our last show.

Duration:00:06:32

Best of Because News: Oct 27, 2018

10/26/2018
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Host Gavin Crawford is back with some of our favourite quiz rounds

Duration:00:27:39

Members Only: meet Martha Chaves

10/24/2018
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Gavin interviews his pal and panellist Martha Chaves

Duration:00:10:36

Scott Thompson takes the news quiz

10/19/2018
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Martha Chaves, Anand Rajaram and Scott Thompson take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:37

Members Only: the unaired weed round

10/17/2018
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An unaired weed round from last week starring Tom Howell, Alice Moran, and Kris Siddiqi, along with quiz master Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:07:05

Kris Siddiqi takes the news quiz

10/12/2018
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Tom Howell, Alice Moran and Kris Siddiqi take the news quiz with Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:40

Members Only: Martha quizzes Gavin

10/10/2018
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Martha Chaves quizzes Gavin Crawford about the news

Duration:00:10:46

Opera star Ben Heppner takes the news quiz

10/5/2018
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Ben Heppner, Martha Chaves and Andrew Phung take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:38

Members Only: everything you never wanted to know about Tom Howell

10/3/2018
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Meet Tom Howell, panellist and ex-lexicographer

Duration:00:10:12

Kid in the Hall Kevin McDonald takes the news quiz

9/28/2018
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Kim's Convenience's Andrew Phung, Canadian Comedy Award winner Rebecca Northan and Kid in the Hall Kevin McDonald take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:36

Members Only: Baroness von Sketch Show bonus round

9/26/2018
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This round was cut last week. Gavin and Elizabeth talk about why.

Duration:00:10:00

Baroness von Sketch Show takes the news quiz

9/21/2018
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Carolyn Taylor, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen and Meredith MacNeill take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford.

Duration:00:27:54

Members Only: Steven Page unaired quiz round

9/20/2018
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This round was cut from last week's show.

Duration:00:08:21

Steven Page takes the news quiz

9/14/2018
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Steven Page, Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas take the news quiz with host Gavin Crawford

Duration:00:27:53

Members Only: Gavin calls a pastor who hated Because News

9/12/2018
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The pastor likes the show now. But he was not a fan of Season 1.

Duration:00:08:43