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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

News quiz: Oct 21, 2017

10/20/2017
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Jesse Wente, Martha Chaves and Kris Siddiqi take the news quiz

Duration: 00:27:42


Members Only - The unfit-for-broadcast hashtag game

10/18/2017
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Gavin Crawford and Tom Howell discuss the challenges of hosting the show. PLUS: an unfit-for-broadcast hashtag game.

Duration: 00:08:30


News quiz: Oct 14, 2017

10/13/2017
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Great Big Sea's Alan Doyle takes the quiz with Ashley Botting and Anand Rajaram.

Duration: 00:27:42


Members Only - 100th episode!

10/11/2017
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To celebrate the 100th episode, we play the unaired pilot

Duration: 00:10:53


News quiz: Oct 7, 2017

10/6/2017
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Tom Howell guest hosts. With Ashley Botting, Craig Lauzon and Leslie Seiler on the panel.

Duration: 00:27:53


Members Only - Tom Howell hosts

10/4/2017
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Tom Howell writes a new theme because he's hosting this week. Ashley Botting stops by

Duration: 00:07:19


News quiz: Sept 30, 2017

9/29/2017
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Linden MacIntyre, Kris Siddiqi and Leslie Seiler take the news quiz.

Duration: 00:27:48


Members Only - Scott Thompson on 'nutscaping'

9/27/2017
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An unaired outtake with Kid in the Hall Scott Thompson.

Duration: 00:05:02


News quiz: Sept 23, 2017

9/22/2017
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Tom Howell, Martha Chaves and Tim Powers take the news quiz.

Duration: 00:27:43


Members Only: return of the fatberg

9/20/2017
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Fatberg was cut from this week's show. We talk about why, then play the tape.

Duration: 00:12:48


News quiz: Sept 16, 2017

9/15/2017
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Steve Patterson, Candy Palmater and Kris Siddiqi take the news quiz.

Duration: 00:28:13


Members Only - Gavin Crawford and Tom Howell sing about NAFTA

9/13/2017
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How do you make NAFTA interesting? Sing a duet, I guess. A bonus podcast for subscribers every Wednesday.

Duration: 00:04:14


News Quiz: September 9, 2017

9/8/2017
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Letterkenny's Nathan Dales, Tom Howell and Aisha Brown take the quiz. Play the online version at our site. becausenews.ca

Duration: 00:27:45


Introducing 'Members Only' - Wednesday bonus episodes

9/6/2017
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Gavin hears the new Because News theme for the first time

Duration: 00:10:16


Because Canada: a celebration of erotica, legal weed and rock stars

6/28/2017
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The polite version of sex, drugs and rock and roll

Duration: 00:26:07


News quiz: June 24, 2017

6/23/2017
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Baroness Von Sketch Show's Jennifer Whalen, Tom Howell and Jesse Wente take this week's news quiz.

Duration: 00:27:29


News quiz: June 17, 2017

6/16/2017
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Tom Howell, Craig Lauzon and Leslie Seiler take this week's news quiz.

Duration: 00:27:37


News quiz: June 10, 2017

6/9/2017
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Eric Peterson, Anand Rajaram and Aisha Brown take this week's news quiz.

Duration: 00:27:30


News quiz: May 27, 2017

5/26/2017
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Martha Chaves, Tom Howell and Kris Siddiqi take this week's news quiz.

Duration: 00:27:30


News quiz: May 13, 2017

5/12/2017
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Tom Howell, Candy Palmater and Ashley Botting take this week's news quiz.

Duration: 00:27:33

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