Comedy Now! has featured over 200 guests performing a one-hour set of stand-up comedy since 1997. The show has been home to Canada's rising comedians, where early-career performances on the show have led to much larger opportunities in various other television series and national comedy tours. Brent Butt, Sean Cullen, Glen Foster, Jessica Holmes, Elvira Kurt, Shaun Majumder, Alan Park, Nikki Payne, Ron Sparks, Winston Spear, Russell Peters, Harland Williams, Fraser Young, and countless other comedians got their big breaks through Comedy Now!. Who else will become a Canadian icon in comedy? It's likely that they will be featured on Comedy Now! first.