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Jonny Harris, Emma Hunter to co-host 2018 Canadian Screen Awards

Jonny Harris, Emma Hunter to co-host 2018 Canadian Screen Awards
From CBC - February 13, 2018

The actors-comedians appeal to a wide swath ofCanadiantelevision viewers and online users, the head of the Academy of Canadian Cinema &Television said Tuesday.

"They are both extremely funny and they have really good chemistry," CEOBeth Janson told CBC News.

Both Harris and Hunter have also hosted academy's pre-shows in recent years, and both "just killed it," Janson added.

"They were so good and I was like, you know, 'Why do not we give our stage to them and see what they can do?'"

Hunter is co-host of The Comedy Network's weekly news satire show, The Beaverton, which isin its second season and earned a Canadian Screen Awardsnomination this yearforbestperformance in a sketch comedy (individual or ensemble).

"I feel very privileged,"Huntersaid of landing the emcee role.

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