Rick Mercer is working for the CBC on his self-titled show, the Rick Mercer Report. This show is scheduled to start season four in the Fall of 2006.
He is one of the highest rated comedians on the CBC with some reports having the RMR show getting higher ratings than his former show This Hour has 22 Minutes.
Although best known for his work on 22 Minutes, he actually got noticed with his one man show Show Me the Button, I'll Push It, or Charles Lynch Must Die at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.
Most of his comedy is based on political humour, which has made him known to many of the Canadian politicians.