Rick Mercer Report is taped in front of a live studio audience


The SECOND BLOCK of tickets will be available at 11 AM EST on Tuesday, October 21, 2014.

The THIRD BLOCK of tickets will be available at 11 AM EST on Tuesday, November 18, 2014.


Tickets to the taping are FREE of charge!

Tickets are limited to 4 per person, at 1 taping per season.

Due to high demand for tickets we do not book groups for the tapings.

PLEASE NOTE: a parent or guardian must accompany guests under the age of 18. Nobody under 10 will be admitted into the studio.

Requesting these tickets is NOT a guarantee.

If you are selected for tickets, you will receive an email confirmation of your booking. BRING THIS WITH YOU! It is required when you check-in at the taping. Please understand that these tickets are non transferable, and are for the date you requested only.  Please pick your date carefully!

Tickets are available for pickup only on the night of performance. We ask that you arrive between 6:45 – 7:15 PM, the doors will close sharply at 7:15 PM. The taping will last approximately 1 hour.   Once you have collected your tickets from our ticket desk, our Audience Assistants will direct you to our studio, where you will be seated.

YES, our studio is wheelchair accessible.

YES, you can take photographs, but not while our cameras are rolling.

Our studio is located in downtown Toronto at the CBC Broadcasting Centre in the heart of the entertainment district.

The audience entrance is 25 John Street, between Front Street West and Wellington Street West.

TTC and Go Transit: We are just a few blocks walking distance from both the Union and St Andrew subway stations. You can also take the 504 King streetcar to the corner of King and John and walk one block south.

CAR: If you are traveling along the Gardiner, exit at Spadina, and drive north to Front Street. Turn right (east), and you will see the CBC Broadcasting Centre, on the northeast corner of Front & John.  

Standby Tickets: There is generally not much advance notice for standby tickets, as these tickets are based on cancellations that happen within a few days of a scheduled taping.  They are based on availability and are not guaranteed.   You will be contacted if these tickets become available.  The tickets are free of charge.  

We ask that you arrive between 6:45 - 7:15 PM; our doors will close at 7:15 PM.  You will be finished at approximately 8:30 PM. 
 
Ticket Series Dates
October 3, 2014

October 10, 2014

October 17, 2014

October 24, 2014

October 31, 2014