Newfoundland Comic and Cast of CBC'S "This Hour Has 22 Minutes"
Ha!ifax ComedyFest 2016
Ha!ifax ComedyFest 2017
why you need
Trent McClellan is described as "funny as hell" and "a must see on the Canadian comedy circuit" This type of recognition means he is in constant demand across the country for theatres, festivals and corporate events.
Originally from Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Trent McClellan is a stand-up comedian, writer, podcaster and actor known for his approachable, candid and effortless observational comedy.
Originally from Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Trent McClellan is a stand-up comedian, writer, podcaster and actor known for his approachable, candid and effortless observational comedy. Trent may be best known for his role on CBC’s This Hour has 22 Minutes. He joined the cast in 2017 after contributing as a writer for several years. He has had numerous filmed television performances from the Just for Laughs Montreal, Winnipeg and Halifax Comedy festivals for CBC Television, and has recorded comedy specials for CTV and the Comedy Network. Trent is regularly seen at comedy festivals across the country, such as the St. John’s Exit Realty on the Rock Comedy Fest, Moncton HubCap Comedy Fest, Edmonton Comedy Fest and YYC Calgary Comedy Festival.
Trent is also a favourite on the Canadian airwaves. He can be heard on the popular CBC radio program “The Debaters,” and he was a panelist on on CBC’s Canada Reads where he defended “February” by Lisa Moore. Trent developed and produces his own regular podcast series called “The Generators,” which is available on TuneIn Radio and on iTunes.
Tent has been described by Bob Saget as a “Wonderful Comedian” and by Gerry Dee as “Funny as Hell!”
- Has toured extensively across Canada, both as a headlining performer and as an opening act for Gerry Dee
- Just for Laughs Festival
- Winnipeg Comedy Festival
- Halifax Comedy Festival
- Hubcap Comedy Festival
- New Screech Comedy Festival
- YYC Calgary Comedy Festival
- Business Excellence Awards (Chamber of Commerce)
- Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada
- Boys and Girls Club
film / tv / broadcast credits
- Cast member and writer for, This Hour Has 22 Minutes
- Special for The Comedy Network's Comedy Now! series in 2008
- Appearances on CBC Radio's series, The Debaters
- The Generators with Trent McClellan - Podcast
awards / nominations