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OUR FIRST REUNION SPECIAL
NEW YEAR'S EVE 2009
DRAGONS, BLADES & FARCE - AIR FARCE RETURNED TO CBC!
We were glad to be back together for New Year's Eve 2009/2010. Thanks for watching and for sending us your favourable comments. The show attracted an average-minute audience of over 1.8-million Canadians, and we really appreciate your loyalty and your laughs.
The Air Farce cast with New Year's Eve special guests, Mike Holmes and the Dragons of Dragons' Den - Kevin O'Leary, Robert Herjavec, Arlene Dickinson and Jim Treliving (W. Brett Wilson appeared on tape).
Craig Lauzon (as Don Cherry) and Roger Abbott (as Dick Button) with Battle of the Blades champions, Craig Simpson and Jamie Salé.
On Thursday, Dec 31, 2009 at 8:00 PM (8:30 NL), Air Farce continued the New Year's Eve tradition with an all-new, all-star one-hour special, with some very special guests including Mike Holmes, the Dragons from CBC's hit series Dragons' Den, Battle of the Blades winners Jamie Salé and Craig Simpson, YouTube sensation Dave Carroll, and many more surprises!
From Susan Boyle to Sarah Palin, from coalitions to economic crises, it's a year's worth of targets to kick off the second decade of the 21st century. Where else can you find Olympic Flamers, "Inglourious Healthcare," and Peter Mansbridge sitting down? Well, we have an app for that. And we introduce the F-Bomb ... taking our attack on the disasters of the past year to new heights. (Literally!)
Billy Bob Thornton (Alan Park) and Jian Ghomeshi promote Air Farce New Year's Eve 2009:
IN THE PRESS
Farce back for New Year's Eve (Bill Harris, Sun Media, Dec 18, 2009)
How can we miss you when you don’t really go away?
“Well, we thought we had gone away,” said Don Ferguson, one of the founding members of Air Farce. “But then CBC said to us, ‘Would you please come back and do a New Year’s Eve special?’ ”
Thus, Air Farce will get re-acquainted with its TV roots on a new New Year’s Eve special that will air, conveniently, on New Year’s Eve.
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Air Farce Jets Back for New Year's Eve (Bill Brioux, TV Feeds My Family, Dec 12, 2009)
New Year's came early--and Christmas too--for fans of the Royal Canadian Air Farce. The retired comedy troupe reunited for two performances this past Thursday and Friday nights in Toronto. The occasion was a taping of the 17th annual Air Farce New Year's Eve special, airing Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. and repeated again at midnight on CBC.