Brent Butt

Brent Butt

Vancouver, British Columbia
Award Winning Stand Up Comedian - Top Canadian Corporate Entertainers & Funny Event Host
Canadian Corporate comedian, Brent Butt is an award-winning standup comic & entertainer, who is best known as the producer, main actor and screen writer of Corner Gas, a sitcom on CTV sitcom. Born in Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Brent Butt discovered early that being funny was a good way to get attention. Brent honed his comedy in school and at the age of 20 moved to the city to pursue a career in stand-up. Within months he was headlining top clubs in Toronto, and within a couple years he was touring internationally and appearing at major festivals. Brent Butt is an audience favourite because he brings a similar style of humour to his onstage performances. Much like the Brent Butt Tour, an evening with Brent Butt involves him getting to know the corporate audience and their industry before his act, so that he can bring appropriate humour to the audience with clean jokes and stories that everyone can relate to.
  • Mental Health
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  • Resilience & Adversity
  • Academia
  • All Staff Meeting
  • Annual General Meetings
  • Associations & Unions
  • Award Galas & After Dinner
  • Board Meetings & Strategic Advisory
  • Campus & University Speakers
  • Celebrity

BRENT BUTT BIOGRAPHY

Brent Butt is best known in television for his hilarious role on CTV’s Corner Gas, which portrayed life in small town Saskatchewan and the mayhem that ensued there. It became an instant hit with unprecedented ratings and numerous accolades including an International Emmy Award nomination and being named the “Funniest Show on TV” by TV Guide readers. Bringing a similar style of humour to his onstage performances, Brent is an audience favourite with his clean jokes and stories that everyone can relate to.

Brent created, wrote, produced and starred in the iconic, award winning Canadian TV Comedy, CORNER GAS, followed by CORNER GAS: THE MOVIE and CORNER GAS: ANIMATED. In Canada all Corner Gas shows air on CTV2 and CTVComedy and streams on Crave. In the US it’s on AmazonFreevee and in 50+ countries on AmazonDirect.

Brent discovered early on that being funny was a good way to get attention. He honed his comedy in school and started his career in the Yuk Yuk’s chain, quickly rising to become one of the most successful comedians in Canada. He has done several stand-up performances for CTV, CBC, CBC radio’s Definitely Not the Opera and The Comedy Network, as well as A&E in the US and SBS in Australia. Corner Gas, which he produced, ran for six seasons, and his follow-up program Hiccups aired for two seasons.

His first feature film, No Clue, was released in 2013, and he also starred in the recent film, Corner Gas: The Movie, which saw the entire cast reunited to the delight of rabid fans and new fans alike. The movie received a special Golden Screen Award at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards.

In 2017, Brent Butt expanded his portfolio by launching The Buttpod Podcast, further solidifying his influence in the world of entertainment. In 2018, Brent created an all-new animated version of his iconic comedy franchise entitled Corner Gas: Animated. The 13-episode season premiered on The Comedy Network, immediately becoming the #1 rated show in the network’s history. Based on its success, it is now airing on CTV primetime and concurrently streaming on Crave TV.

For his contribution to community and country, Brent was honoured with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2013. Brent also won the Comedy Network Sir Peter Ustinov Award at the World Television Festival, which is presented in recognition of a significant body of comedic work. He has also won four Canadian Comedy Awards, for Best Male Stand-up (2001), Best Male TV Performance (Corner Gas, 2004–05) and Best Writing, TV Series (Corner Gas, 2004).

Beyond his comedic roles, he has been a host for several high-profile events, including the 100th Memorial Cup Opening Ceremony and the Juno Awards, in addition to making numerous appearances at Just For Laughs festivals. Known as Canada’s top corporate comedian, Brent Butt is an audience and fan favourite known as one of top stand-up comedians and corporate humourists in Canada.

Most recently Brent’s first novel HUGE debuted to great fanfare immediately becoming the #1 Fiction Bestseller in Canada and it remains on the Top Ten list to date. Brent has written his debut novel – an intense, gritty story follows three comedians on a rough run of shows through a remote stretch of rural countryside, as their priorities shift from getting laughs to fighting for their lives

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Brent Butt Topic Presentations

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Testimonials

There are many talented celebrities you could hire to perform at your event. In Brent Butt, we found someone who went above and beyond his contractual obligations as a performer to make us feel like our cause mattered. Brent’s comedic talents naturally endeared him to the people who paid to attend our sold-out gala, but it was his professionalism in working to promote our event that helped make him a wonderful ambassador for our organization. Simply put, one of the best experiences working with talent I’ve ever had.

Canadian Wildlife Federation

Articles & Media

CBC Strombo

George Stroumboulopoulos

Brent Butt on George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight: INTERVIEW
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CTV

Gabrielle Miller

Gabrielle Miller and Brent Butt answer the internet's biggest Corner Gas questions | Your Morning
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Books

HUGE: In Comedy Killing is a Good Thing
HUGE: In Comedy Killing is a Good Thing
It’s 1994. Three stand-up comedians begin a run of shows across a remote stretch of rural countryside. Dale is a 40-something comic from Chicago who’s on the back half of a mediocre career and thinking about quitting the business. Rynn is a 20-something fast-rising star from Dublin with a big...
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