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Daryn Jones (born January 3, 1978 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a Canadian comedian and television and radio personality. He and fellow comedian Mista Mo co-wrote and co-starred on the sketch comedy television show Buzz and was also an on-air correspondent for Rick Mercer Report. January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Location of Victoria within the Capital Regional District in British Columbia, Canada Country Canada Province British Columbia Regional District Capital Incorporated 1862[1] Government  - Mayor Alan Lowe (past mayors)  - Governing body Victoria City Council  - MP Denise Savoie  - MLAs Carole James, Rob Fleming Area [2]  - City 19. ... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Latin: Splendour without diminishment) Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor Iona Campagnolo - Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 36 - Senate seats 6 Confederation July 20, 1871 (6th province) Area  Ranked 4th - Total 944,735 km... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... Morgan Smith, or as he is commonly referred to, Mista Mo, is the star, writer, and executive producer of the Buzz television series. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Buzz is a Canadian comedy television series that airs on the Comedy Network. ... Rick Mercer Report (or The Mercer Report; formerly known as Rick Mercers Monday Report or Monday Report) is a Canadian television comedy series which airs on CBC Television and the Comedy Network. ...

Jones started comedy by doing stand-up in comedy clubs at the age of 19, later going to private theatre school. It was in Toronto that he began in television, and co-hosted the morning show contemporary hit radio station KISS 92 FM. Look up stand up in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A comedy club is a venue, typically a nightclub, where people watch or listen to performances, including stand-up comedians, improvisational comedians, impersonators, magicians, ventriloquists and other comedy acts. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Top 40 (radio format). ... CJAQ is a Canadian radio station, broadcasting at 92. ...

Since then, Jones has appeared on Talk TV's The Chatroom, Life Network's The Lofters, Talk TV's State of the Union, and he made multiple appearances on CTV's Open Mike with Mike Bullard. He hosted Laughing Matters and YTV's flagship weekday afternoon programming block The Zone. He has written for The One, Oro magazine, and the National Post. On March 21, 2006, he became a host of MTV Canada's MTV Live. Talk TV is a Canadian television channel devoted to talk programs of variety, info, etc. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Life Network is a Canadian cable television specialty channel owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications. ... Talk TV is a Canadian television channel devoted to talk programs of variety, info, etc. ... Open Mike with Mike Bullard was a Canadian late-night talk show which aired from 1997 to 2003 late-nights on CTV and on the Comedy Network in primetime. ... YTV is a Canadian cable television specialty channel aimed at youth, available nationwide through cable and satellite television. ... YTVs The Zone circa 1995-96, featuring PJ Phil and Snit. ... The term Oro, when used by itself, can refer to: In Polynesian mythology (Tahiti), Oro is a god of both war and peace. ... The National Post is a major Canadian English-language national newspaper based in Don Mills, Ontario, a district of Toronto. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year (81st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... MTV Canada (usually just called MTV), formerly known as talktv, is a Canadian cable television specialty channel devoted to talk and lifestyle programming, and is owned and operated by Bell Globemedia through CTV, in collaboration with MTV Networks. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ...

Jones was a featured performer at the 2000 Canadian Comedy Awards, and received the 2001 Gemini Award for Best Writing in a Comedy Series for The Buzz." The Canadian Comedy Awards is an annual awards ceremony celebrating notable Canadian comedians for achievements in live, TV and film comedy over the previous year. ... The Gemini Awards are an annual awards ceremony in Canada. ...

He has appeared in commercials for Blockbuster Video and Arby's. Blockbuster video store This article is about the chain of video stores. ... Arbys is a fast food restaurant franchise in the United States and Canada that is primarily known for selling roast beef sandwiches, chicken sandwiches, potato cakes, curly fries, Jamocha milkshakes and chicken strips. ...

External links

  • Daryn's Official Myspace
  • Daryn Jones at the Internet Movie Database
  • http://www.thelavinagency.com/canada/darynjones.html
  • Daryn Jones biography (The Rick Mercer Report)
  • [http://mtvdaryn.mtvblogs.ca/default.asp?item=165904 MTV Blogs Q & A pag

  Results from FactBites:
Inside Information: Archives - Interview 14 (901 words)
JONES: Yes, I think, in fact a lot of people come and say exactly that, you know, that we were there, sort of the backdrop, our music was the backdrop...
JONES: When you get a chemistry like that, it is very difficult to ignore it, because it is like, -- you know, you look at the partnerships, and it is always, I think something really good comes from partnership, and feed off each other.
JONES: Well, we have a great band, and we have kind of juggled around with some of the songs, and we are playing some songs that we have not played before, like from some older albums, and we are getting great response from them.
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