“SiriusXM, the country’s leading audio entertainment company, crowned Derek Seguin of Montreal the winner in the 6th annual Top Comic competition at last night’s finale held at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, as part of the Just For Laughs’ JFL42 Festival in Toronto. In addition to winning the title of SiriusXM’s Top Comic, which was broadcast live on SiriusXM’s Canada Laughs channel 168, Seguin took home the $15,000 grand prize. He will also perform at his own JFL42 2016 headliner show and receive a televised performance at Just For Laughs Montreal 2016.”
“As part of the runners-up prizes, Matt Billon of Vancouver and Jordan Welwood of Winnipeg, will also perform at a televised Just For Laughs Montreal 2016 show and be teamed up to headline a show as part of JFL42 2016.
Harland Williams, the quirky Toronto-born comic who has appeared in Dumb & Dumber and There’s Something About Mary, closed out the finale to an uproarious crowd. As a frequent late show guest Williams has appeared on Late Night with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, CONAN, and most recently was seen in the sitcom Package Deal.”
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