This Hour Has 22 Minutes is one of Canada's most popular comedies. The show's combination of sketch comedy and news parody has earned it nineteen Gemini Awards (the Canadian equivalent of an Emmy), including five for Best Comedy Series. 22 minutes is a a satrical news program akin to Jon Stewart's Daily Show. In the words of the show star Mark Critch: "It's kinda like the news, only drunk." Popular segments include: "Sports Beat" with host Chip McAllister and his new hindi co-host Raj Bhinder, "Frontier in Science" which pokes fun at science and technology magazine programs, commercial parodies, crashing of major events, and the ever popular ambushing of politicians and other public figures
An exclusive look at the first ever after-Christmas holiday movie from Hallmark; "Bird Box"' comes to Canada; a new device helps to de-fog glasses.
Is mixing beer and weed a good idea? 22 Minutes finds out. Plus, Trudeau shuffles the cabinet, Canada's Food Guide changes again, a new show keeps the clutter.
Yellow vest protesters in Alberta took a stand for right-wing issues like pipelines and anti-immigration policies last week. 22 Minutes talks to three confused demonstrators. Plus, a Halifax Explosion musical takes the stage and an interview with British author Ian Moore about Brexit.
The cast proposes a Canadian spinoff of "Temptation Island"'; secret meetings on federal election strategies; B.C. expense scandals; millennials going broke.
22 Minutes is back with a special one-hour episode. Guest stars Paul Sun-Hyung Lee of Kim's Convenience, Jonny Harris from Murdoch Mysteries and Still Standing, plus more!
Mark Critch speaks with MP Navdeep Bains in Ottawa. Also on the episode Q's Tom Power interviews the Aga Khan, and we play an exciting new cabinet shuffle edition of Jenga.
"Peter Mansbridge" convenes a special At Issue panel to reflect on the Tory French language debate. The episode also features "Kevin O'Leary" pitching to the Beaver's Den.
Mark Critch speaks with MP Navdeep Bains in Ottawa. This week also features a sneak peek of the soon to be hit show: The Alternative Facts of Life, and 22 Minutes examines the Canadian dream.
We look back at some of the best moments in Canadian news, politics, and culture from our 24th Season.
We have an exclusive interview with Inspector Gadget. This week also features the return of Devin, who discusses his recent Senate appointment, plus we look at what to do if you can't trust the banks.
Mark Critch sits down for a one-on-one with Peter Mansbridge. This week also showcases a new P.E.I. map and a Casablanca remake tailored for the digital age.