Established writer, actor and show runner, Gary Pearson co created and co show ran the hybrid sketch-sitcom- SUNNYSIDE for CityTV (nominated for 7 Canadian Screen Awards- winning 2). He also ran THAT’S SO WEIRD, the award winning hit youth sketch comedy show that ran for 39 episodes for YTV. His writing credits include CTV’S CORNER GAS, CBC’S THE RON JAMES SHOW, THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES and JUST FOR LAUGHS ALL ACCESS starring Jay Baruchel, Jack McBrayer, Kristin Chenoweth, Jason Jones. Gary has also written for U.S. projects such as Fox’s MAD TV.
He is formerly of Toronto’s legendary SECOND CITY MAINSTAGE and is known for his early work with his comedy troupe THE CHUMPS.
Gary has also appeared on camera in HISTORY BITES, THE KIDS IN THE HALL, THE NEWSROOM and THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES.
Gary has 6 Gemini nominations for writing and producing and 3 Canadian Comedy Award nominations and one win. He has 3 Writer’s Guild Screenwriting nominations and one win. He also has 5 Canadian Screen Award nominations and one win for comedy writing.
His novels ‘Slapshot of Love’ ‘Me and the Crack Mayor’ and his latest ‘Marooned in Space!’ are available all over the world on Amazon.