(December 30, 2016) Okay, so it’s a day early. Think of it as an opportunity to catch one of the funniest shows of the season and still be able to go to that real New Year’s Eve party. It’s the Air Farce goodbye to what will surely go down in history as a real Annus Horribilis, and it airs tonight, December 30th. Why? Read on.
Only one thing could possibly change Air Farce’s long-standing New Year’s Eve tradition – and, yes, it’s hockey. Since New Year’s Eve falls on a Saturday this year, CBC is premiering the all-new special in the Farce’s old time slot — Friday night at 8 PM — tonight, that is, December 30th. But if you still want to watch it on New Year’s Eve, you’ll be able to after the hockey game is over.
Jessica Holmes is back! After six years of touring, stage performances, and family time, our beloved Jessica is back on AIR FARCE. And it’s history-making — with Jess’s return, for the first time the ladies outnumber the men! The cast includes Luba Goy, Craig Lauzon, Aisha Alfa, Darryl Hinds, Emma Hunter and Don Ferguson.
Some of this year’s special guests include Murdoch Mysteries star Yannick Bisson who gets initiated into Air Farce’s Canada 150 Re-enactors Club. Soccer superstar Christine Sinclair goes one-on-one against our own Craig Lauzon. Peter Mansbridge and Don Ferguson recap 150 years of Canadian history. And we have special guest appearances from Ron MacLean, federal party leaders Tom Mulcair and Elizabeth May, and MPs Tony Clement and David Christopherson.
There are three chances to catch the show. First of all is tonight, Friday, December 30 at 8:00 PM, but if you miss tonight’s broadcast, CBC will run the special again on Saturday, December 31 after the hockey game (10:00 PM Eastern and Central, check local listings elsewhere), as well as on Sunday, January 1 at 7:00 PM. The show also gets posted online at CBC.ca on the 31st.
Don’t forget to catch the Air Farce Stranger Things video. It’s Emma, Craig, Jessica, and Luba starring in Even Stranger Things, an Air Farce version of the Netflix hit.
Celebrate the end of 2016 one day early. Tonight on CBC.