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The Panel Show Podcast is recorded monthly in Toronto, in front of a live studio audience. Each show, we bring together two real journalists and two improvisers in character, to talk about real world issues, topics and events. The podcast is thought-provoking, informative and hilarious. Hosted by David Shore

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The Panel Show Podcast is recorded monthly in Toronto, in front of a live studio audience. Each show, we bring together two real journalists and two improvisers in character, to talk about real world issues, topics and events. The podcast is thought-provoking, informative and hilarious. Hosted by David Shore

    February 25th 2020 Ft. Andrew Coyne, Sharilyn Johnson, Aunt Maureen and your high school drug dealer.

    February 25th 2020 Ft. Andrew Coyne, Sharilyn Johnson, Aunt Maureen and your high school drug dealer.

    This show’s topics include:



    The Teck mine aftermath and how it affects PM Trudeau and Premier Kenny

    New Brunswick Deputy Premier resigns

    Is it OK for you to recline when on an airplane?

    Andrew Coyne’s Travel Tips

    The Conservative leadership race

    The aftermath of President Trumps impeachment trial



    And we play, Real or Fake?


    Featuring journalists, Andrew Coyne (The Globe & Mail, CBC’s At Issue) and Sharilyn Johnson (Vanity Fair, Vice, The Toronto Star). Improvisers, Kayla Lorette (as your insufferable aunt Maureen) and Kerry Griffin (as your high school drug dealer, Noel Hendrix). Hosted by David Shore


    To attend a live show, go to our website for upcoming dates and tickets, www.thepanelshow.com


    To send in a question or possible topic, email us at info@thepanelshow.com

    • 1 hr 5 min
    2019 Year End Special

    2019 Year End Special

    Featuring, journalist Andrew Coyne (The Globe & Mail, CBC’s At Issue), and improvisers, Aurora Browne (as real estate developer Melissa Longel) and Paul Constable (as Mr. Freeze). Hosted by David Shore (as Prof. Pipe).


    This show’s topics include:


    2019 Top story in Canada


    2019 Top stories from around the world


    Stories that should have gotten more press


    Trump


    Elections


    Grumpy Cat


    Climate Change


    Prime Minister Trudeau’s best and worst moments of 2019


    Wexit


    The Panelists pick their Persons of the year


    To attend a live show, go to our website for upcoming dates and tickets, www.thepanelshow.com


    To send in a question or possible topic, email us at info@thepanelshow.com

    • 44 min
    January 28th 2020 Ft. Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, fake Bane and not real Linda Belcher

    January 28th 2020 Ft. Andrew Coyne, Robert Benzie, fake Bane and not real Linda Belcher

    This month’s topics include:



    The New York Time endorses two candidates

    Trump’s Environmental Rollbacks

    The Royal Sussex’s Canadian Move

    Trudeau’s Beard

    Ontario Teacher’s Strike



    And we play, is that headline Real or Fake?


    Featuring journalists, Andrew Coyne (The Globe & Mail, CBC’s At Issue) and Robert Benzie (The Toronto Star). Improvisers, Paul Constable (as Bane) and Dana Schiemann (as Linda Belcher). Hosted by David Shore
    To attend a live show, go to our website for upcoming dates and tickets, www.thepanelshow.com


    To send in a question or possible topic, email us at info@thepanelshow.com

    • 49 min
    November 2019 Ft. Jesse Brown, Sharilyn Johnson, your aunt Maureen and 5-year-old wise-ass, Milo

    November 2019 Ft. Jesse Brown, Sharilyn Johnson, your aunt Maureen and 5-year-old wise-ass, Milo

    This shows topics include:



    PM Trudeau & Premier Doug Ford’s first meeting

    Lisa Raitt

    The Grey Cup

    The new German Spy School

    Jane Fonda’s Fire Drill Fridays



    And we play, is that story Real or Fake?


    This episode features journalists, Jesse Brown (Canadaland) and Sharilyn Johnson (Vanity Fair, The Toronto Star). The improvisers are, Kayla Lorette (as your insufferable aunt Maureen) and Nigel Downer (as 5-year-old wise-ass, Milo). Hosted by David Shore (as Prof. Pipe). This show was recorded in front of a live audience at Comedy Bar in downtown Toronto.


    To attend a live taping, go to our website for upcoming dates and tickets, www.thepanelshow.com. To send in a question or possible topic, email us at info@thepanelshow.com

    • 47 min
    October 2019 Ft. Andrew Coyne, Sean Craig, Katherine Hepburn and Jimmy Stewart

    October 2019 Ft. Andrew Coyne, Sean Craig, Katherine Hepburn and Jimmy Stewart

    This shows topics include:
    1. The Canadian Federal Election
    2. Western Alienation
    3. Scorsese & Coppola vs. The Marvel Universe
    4. Facebook
    5. Infamy


    This episode features journalists, Andrew Coyne (The National Post, CBC’s At Issue) and Sean Craig (The National Post, Vice, Global News). The improvisers are, Liz Johnston (as Katherine Hepburn) and Kerry Griffin (as Jimmy Stewart). Hosted by David Shore (as Prof. Pipe). This episode is both Trump and Doug Ford FREE & was recorded in front of a live audience at Comedy Bar in downtown Toronto.


    To attend a live taping, go to our website for upcoming dates and tickets, www.thepanelshow.com. To send in a question or possible topic, email us at info@thepanelshow.com

    • 46 min
    Teaser

    Teaser

    Not sure what The Panel Show is or if it’s for you? Then have a listen to our teaser. We hope you’ll enjoy it. To attend a live taping, go to our website for upcoming dates and tickets, www.thepanelshow.com. To send in a question or possible topic, email us at info@thepanelshow.com

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

pearlies1 ,

A better way to review politics

Informative and entertaining. Some good laughs too. Can’t wait for the next podcast!

Eddy Morassutti ,

The Panel Show

An innovative form of improvisation. A great way to combine intelligent conversation about the issues and the fun of improvisational characters. Have a listen if you like politics and humour. Loved it

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Love this show!

A funny and informative show filled with opinions and perspective.

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