Actor, comedian and TV personality Howie Mandel has been tapped to host the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards.
“I’m thrilled to be hosting the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards. I don’t only look at it as honouring the best in Canadian entertainment, but more importantly, I am so excited about the free trip home!” Mandel said in a statement.
The Canadian Screen Awards will be broadcast live on the CBC from the Sony Centre Performing Arts in Toronto on March 12, 2017.
Mande’s versatile career in the entertainment business spans more than 30 years in all aspects of the spectrum, including television, film and stage. He currently serves as a judge on NBC’s popular talent competition series, America’s Got Talent.
The full list of nominations for the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards will be announced on January 17, 2017.
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