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Steve Patterson

Comedian & Host of CBC’s The Debaters

Bio

A mainstay on CBC and The Comedy Network, comedian Steve Patterson has been described as “part Jon Stewart, part Robin Williams,” and can adapt to any crowd he faces using his arsenal of wit, sarcasm, and song. Insistent on always doing his homework, he treats audiences to one-of-a-kind performances that leave them wanting more. As such, he is a sought-after emcee, who is quick on his feet and quick to bring “fun” to any situation.

Familiar to over 750,000 weekly listeners as the host of CBC Radio’s The Debaters, Patterson is always current with the days events, meticulous in creating material, and always lightning-quick with a comeback. And he is endearing: while he will definitely have fun with his audience, he will never make fun of his audience.

Patterson has hosted the radio and televised versions of The Debaters, CBC’s Short Film Face Off, the Gemini Awards’ Industry Night, and the Canadian Comedy Awards, to name only a few. He also holds the title of "Canada’s Best Male Stand-Up, 2011 & 2013" from the Canadian Comedy Awards. [more...]

A mainstay on CBC and The Comedy Network, comedian Steve Patterson has been described as “part Jon Stewart, part Robin Williams,” and can adapt to any crowd he faces using his arsenal of wit, sarcasm, and song. Insistent on always doing his homework, he treats audiences to one-of-a-kind performances that leave them wanting more. As such, he is a sought-after emcee, who is quick on his feet and quick to bring “fun” to any situation.

Familiar to over 750,000 weekly listeners as the host of CBC Radio’s The Debaters, Patterson is always current with the days events, meticulous in creating material, and always lightning-quick with a comeback. And he is endearing: while he will definitely have fun with his audience, he will never make fun of his audience.

Patterson has hosted the radio and televised versions of The Debaters, CBC’s Short Film Face Off, the Gemini Awards’ Industry Night, and the Canadian Comedy Awards, to name only a few. He also holds the title of "Canada’s Best Male Stand-Up, 2011 & 2013" from the Canadian Comedy Awards.

When comedy icon Steve Martin introduced him at a gala performance at Just For Laughs, he was being facetious when he said "When I say the name Steve Patterson two words come to mind. Steve ... and Patterson."

Clearly Martin had not yet met the comedian who was one of many performing that evening. But after Patterson’s performance, which earned him a Gemini nomination and legions of new fans when broadcast nationally and internationally, Martin remarked "If I knew he was going to be THAT good I would have cancelled him."



Steve Martin with Steve Patterson
- Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, Montreal

So what makes Patterson "THAT good?"

He is up-to-the-moment with current events, meticulous in creating material and lightning-quick with a comeback. He is confident but also self-deprecating and while he will have fun with his audience he will never make fun of an audience member unless the target of his joke is laughing the loudest in the room.

Patterson is also a well sought after emcee with his ability to deliver content, be quick on his feet and bring the funny out of anyone or any situation.  In 2011 alone he hosted the radio and televised versions of The Debaters, CBC’s Short Film Face Off,  Gemini Awards Industry Night and the Canadian Comedy Awards to name only a few.

Most importantly, Patterson prepares for each live show as a stand-alone event. Including, on a 22 city cross-Canada theatre tour in the Fall of 2011, customizing each show opening for the city he was playing that night.

It’s certainly more challenging than building one generic set of material for any crowd. However, it IS greatly appreciated by the audiences lucky enough to have Steve host or perform live at their event.

So if you are looking to book a "good" comedian to do a show, there are several good choices. But if you would prefer to book a one-of-a-kind performer who has been recognized as the best in the business you have one best choice: Steve Patterson.

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The Debaters: Live
Based on the CBC Radio Show, The Debaters, Steve Patterson offers a customized version of the show written specifically for your company.

The Debaters Live! is a stimulating way to liven up your next event, corporate function or fund-raiser. Real live Debaters host, Steve Patterson and two stand-up comedians whom have appeared on the show will entertain your group with a relevant exchange of facts and funny tailored to suit your needs, industry or event. As always, The Debaters guarantees comedy that is manufactured with 100 percent original and hilarious material.

- Stand-up Comedy

- Event Host & M.C.


Steve Patterson is represented by K&M Productions for conference entertainment shows & speaking engagements. For more information and booking Steve Patterson, simply contact us.

Testimonials

I have heard nothing but rave reviews as to the quality, wit and intelligence of your show ... you had our audience in fits of uncontrollable laughter for sixty minutes!

–Price Waterhouse Coopers

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I have heard nothing but rave reviews as to the quality, wit and intelligence of your show ... you had our audience in fits of uncontrollable laughter for sixty minutes!

–Price Waterhouse Coopers

Everyone thought Steve was hilarious and thoroughly enjoyed his show. I would recommend him to anyone considering him.

–Basics Office Products

His talent borders on a type of brilliance I've rarely seen in either the worlds of comedy or business. Sold-out audiences consistently pointed out Steve as the highlight of the night.

–Investors Group (tour sponsors)

Not only did your style of humour appeal to our diverse group, it was clear that this was a customized show based on the research you did within a very short time frame.

–Deloitte & Touche LLP

His unique blend of well written prepared material, improvisation skills and charismatic demeanor made him an instant hit with our live audiences and our associated television producers as well.

–Producer, Halifax Comedyfest

I have never seen such preparedness in a stand-up comedian. You had quite obviously done your homework on the school and me ... you had everyone laughing from the word go and kept it up for the entire set.

–Rotman school of Management, University of Toronto

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