June 19, 1977
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Created by||Cabral Richards|
|Starring||Cabral "Cabbie" Richards|
|Country of origin||Canada|
|Running time||5 minutes (Cabbie Presents). He also has an independent show of 30 minutes (cabbie presents)|
Richards hosts and produces "Cabbie Presents" on "Sportscentre" on TSN. "Cabbie Presents" offers a light-hearted slice of life look at professional athletes, with a sketch-based format to the segment. Richards has interviewed LeBron James and Kobe Bryant together, given Aaron Rodgers a muppet, played his own character in EA Sports NHL 14 vs Martin Brodeur and conversed with Mike Tyson at his home.
Richards uses an unorthodox and animated style in his interviews which endears him to the A-List athletes he's interviewed including: Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, J. J. Watt, Sidney Crosby, Mike Tyson, Manny Pacquiao and Mike Trout. Also, his interviews span into the world of entertainment with Will Smith, Hugh Jackman, Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Drake, Wiz Khalifa, A$AP Rocky & Kendrick Lamar.
Originally an intern at The Score, Richards hosted five-minute segments called Cabbie on the Street from 2001 to 2002. After leaving The Score, he joined Sportsnet to produce and host the programs NBAXL and J-Zone, before moving back to The Score in 2005, where he again hosted Cabbie on the Street segments, along with Cabbie Unlimited and Cabbie All Stars. Richards also hosted NBA Court Surfing, before leaving the network again on November 30, 2010.
Cabbie joined The Marilyn Denis Show on CTV in January 2011 as a special correspondent until 2012. He brought the male perspective to conversations about relationships, while also filing reports with Hollywood actors, musicians and everyday Canadians on the street.
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