CBC's 'Air Farce' Calls It Quits
April 2, 2008 at 5:31 AM (PT)
The CBC's comedy mainstay the ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FARCE will end its 35 year run on NEW YEAR'S EVE with the last show of its 16-season TV tenure. The sketch show started on CBC RADIO in 1973 and ran on radio through 1997; the TV version started with a special on NEW YEAR'S EVE 1992 and as a series the following year.
The current version, "AIR FARCE LIVE," is ending its 15th season FRIDAY and will return for a half-season this FALL to wrap things up.