The Second City's Next Comedy Legend

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The Second City's
Next Comedy Legend
Genre Reality television/Game Show/Comedy
Presented by Trish Stratus
Judges Mick Napier
Elvira Kurt
Joe Flaherty
Dave Thomas
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Executive producer(s) Morgan Elliott
Andrew Alexander
Original network CBC Television
Original release July 10 – August 28, 2007
Related shows SCTV
External links

The Second City's Next Comedy Legend was a summer reality show that aired on Canada's CBC Television in 2007. Contestants improvise and create characters for their chance to win a spot on the Second City Canadian Touring Company.

Judges are Joe Flaherty, Mick Napier, Dave Thomas and Elvira Kurt and the show is hosted by Trish Stratus. Current Second City Toronto performers Matt Baram, Paul Bates, Anand Rajaram and Naomi Snieckus act as mentors. The show is co-executive produced by Second City CEO Andrew Alexander and producer Morgan Elliot.[1]

Auditions for the 2007 show took place March 20 in Vancouver, March 24 in Calgary, March 27 in Halifax and April 4 in Toronto.

The show premiered on July 10, 2007.

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The winner was let go from the tour that was the prize shortly after being hired.

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  1. ^ "Second City's Next Comedy Legend Announces Stars" (PDF). CBC News. Retrieved 2007-03-23. [dead link]