CSA Industry Galas
the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced today that Comedian Darrin Rose will be hosting the Academy’s 2015 Television & Digital Media Galas on February 24 and 25 during Canadian Screen Week (February 23-March 1).
“Darrin Rose is hilarious. He’s mastered everything from sitcoms to stand-up. Darrin will make our galas tons of fun with lots of laughter,” says Academy CEO Helga Stephenson.
Television & Digital Media are celebrated during two CSA Galas on Tuesday, February 24 and Wednesday, February 25 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.
February 24th | Digital Media, Documentary, Lifestyle, News, Reality and Sports
February 25th | Childrens, Comedy, Drama, Performing Arts and Variety
Academy Special Awards will also be presented on both evenings.
The host of MATCH GAME, Darrin Rose is also known as “Bill the bartender” on the CBC sitcom MR. D, and he recently appeared on the LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON on CBS. He has been called “one of the hottest comedians in Canada” by GQ magazine and “hilarious” by TV Guide. CHCH Hamilton says: “Darrin Rose is setting the comedic world on fire.”
Darrin is a five-time performer at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal and a six time Canadian Comedy Award nominee. His show was selected Best of the Fest at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival and his half-hour CTV comedy special was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series. In 2014, he won a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Live Performance for his appearance on Just for Laughs. He was a regular on MuchMusic’s hit show VIDEO ON TRIAL, and has appeared on NBC’s LAST COMIC STANDING, Britain’s NUTSTV, and MTV LIVE.
Rose has made audiences howl in Las Vegas, Hong Kong, Singapore, England, Ireland and across Canada. He is a regular at the Comedy & Magic Club in Los Angeles, where he lives.