That's right! Over one-and-a-half million Canadians caught AIR FARCE NEW YEAR'S EVE 2015 starring this country's favourite and longest-running comedy troupe. 1,247,400 viewers tuned in on December 31st, with another 285,900 viewers watching our repeat the following night, making a total of 1,533,300 viewers!
Don Ferguson, Luba Goy, and Craig Lauzon were thrilled to have comic powerhouse Aisha Alfa and Second City veteran Darryl Hinds join the ranks in 2014; they were all back, along with another newcomer, Canadian comedy sweetheart, Emma Hunter.
And, of course, we had special guests join us: international stand-up superstar Russell Peters, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, Dalton Pompey of the Toronto Blue Jays, pro sports superfan “Dancing Cam” Cameron Hughes, and funnyman Pat Thornton, making his third AIR FARCE guest appearance in three years.
For more information on the 2015 special, click here. Did you miss the show, or want to watch it again? Stream it for free on-demand at CBC.ca by clicking here. In the meantime, enjoy this sketch with Mike Duffy (Pat Thornton) coming to his own musical defense in one of 2015’s most popular songs:
Air Farce - Senate Funk
AIR FARCE is back! Don't believe us? Just watch. We get funky for New Year's Eve when Mike Duffy (guest Pat Thornton) comes to his own musical defense in this parody of one of 2015's most popular songs.Also starring Don Ferguson, Luba Goy, Craig Lauzon, Aisha Alfa, Darryl Hinds, and Emma Hunter.Watch AIR FARCE NEW YEAR'S EVE on CBC Television, Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 8:00 PM (8:30 NT), with special guests Russell Peters, Dalton Pompey from the Toronto Blue Jays, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, "Dancing Cam" Cameron Hughes, and Pat Thornton.For more info, visit www.airfarce.com.Posted by Air Farce on Wednesday, December 16, 2015
OUR LATEST RECRUITS!
Learn more about AIR FARCE's newest cast members: Second City veteran Darryl Hinds, stand-up powerhouse Aisha Alfa, and Canadian comedy sweetheart, Emma Hunter! Click on their headshots below.
NOW THERE ARE 4 WAYS TO ENJOY CLASSIC AIR FARCE SKETCHES!
• WATCH AIR FARCE FUNNIES FOR FREE!
The AIR FARCE FUNNIES! page has 52 compilation episodes of sketches pulled from our 350-plus TV shows and specials that have aired on CBC since 1993.
Each webisode is grouped together by theme and features a new introduction by Don Ferguson.
Re-watch your favourites or discover sketches you may have missed the first time around! If you're looking for a few free laughs, enjoy your favourites from our long-running CBC TV series.
• PURCHASE A COPY OF OUR 40TH ANNIVERSARY DVD!
To celebrate Air Farce's 40th anniversary, eOne released a new DVD, ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FARCE: 40 FOR 40, featuring 40 of the most popular sketches from AIR FARCE's TV years.
There are also bonus features like vintage radio sketches (some of them unheard in years) and rare video clips from the AIR FARCE archives!
• ENJOY A FARCE FLASHBACK WITH CLASSIC RADIO SKETCHES!
Our long-time Farce fans have been asking for more material from the radio years, and we're happy to offer fan-requested sketches, complete episodes, and special surprises from the AIR FARCE vaults -- unearthed for the the first time in years!
• DOWNLOAD AIR FARCE ON ITUNES!
Click here for the ultimate AIR FARCE library at the iTunes store, anddownload one of our "Classic Collection" highlights packages, starting with Season 1 in 1993-94. Or download weekly episodes from our last two seasons on CBC: "Final Flight" (Season 16, 10 episodes plus our New Year's Eve 2008 finale) and "Air Farce Live" (Season 15).
Go back to the early years, or watch our later shows -- all instantly downloadable at the iTunes store now.
Click here to visit Roger's memorial page, featuring links to articles and tributes, rare photos, and a video gallery.
You can also visit iTunes and purchase a digital copy of the special hour-long tribute to Roger that aired Tuesday, March 29, 2011, featuring some of Roger's best moments on Air Farce. All proceeds from the sale of the show go to the Easter Seals.