THE WINNIPEG COMEDY FESTIVAL is presented as a series of five hilarious one-hour specials featuring Canada's finest comedians, taped in front of a live audience at the historic Pantages Theatre in Winnipeg. Each episode features comedians delivering material centred on a common theme. This season features:

Type: Variety

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2014-07-11

Winnipeg Comedy Festival - Ali Badshah - Netflix

Ali Badshah (full name Syed Ali Mehdi Rizvi Badshah) is a Canadian actor, writer, producer, director and comedian. Badshah, an observational comedian whose work often draws on his experiences growing up in and around Toronto, has also written and performed for Video on Trial and was an associate producer for MuchMusic. He has written and starred in five televised comedy specials for CBC, CTV, The Comedy Network, MTV and ABC2 Australia. Badshah created, executive produced, wrote, and starred in CBC’s first web comedy series Bloody Immigrants. An alumnus of both The Second City and Yuk Yuk's, he was on the front page of the Toronto Star as one of the Top Ten People in the country – the only actor/comedian to ever appear on their list – and was featured on the Comedy Network's 'Nubian Disciples Special', with Russell Peters and Dave Chappelle, as part of the “next generation of great Canadian comics.”

Winnipeg Comedy Festival - Filmography - Netflix

Winnipeg Comedy Festival - References - Netflix