Hailed by critics from coast to coast, RON JAMES is Canada’s #1 selling comedian, whose laugh a second, physically driven performances, have consistently sold out theatres coast to coast. Keeping a comedian’s eye trained for satire and a poet’s ear tuned for language, James cuts a wide swath clear cross Canadian culture, making him a stand-out among stand-up performers. James has written and starred in FIVE critically acclaimed CBC television comedy specials. For two seasons he starred on GLOBAL television in a ‘period sitcom of his own creation’. He’s been recognized for his acting work with a nomination for a Genie Award Best Supporting Actor ; shared in a Gemini Award with the writing team on This Hour Has 22 Minutes and been voted Canadian Comedian of the Year. In 2009, he was given the coveted 8PM Friday night time slot on CBC with his own weekly comedy series. James starred in the television series Blackfly and Made in Canada, and won two Canadian Comedy Awards for Best Stand-up (2000) and Best One Person Show for his stand-up show The Road Between My Ears in 2004. He has also won a Gemini Award as part of the writing team for This Hour Has 22 Minutes[6] and received a Genie Award nomination for best supporting actor in the film Something About Love.[7] He currently has his own CBC Television series, The Ron James Show.