Q&A with Gerry Dee on the finale season of Mr. D

Last July when I was in Halifax to interview the cast and producers of Pure I squeezed in a second set visit opportunity. A few kilometers away, Gerry Dee and the cast and crew of CBC’s Mr. Dee were wrapping up their eighth and final season, so I thought I’d better hurry on over before… Read on

Halifax remains Pure thanks to Super Channel

Pure fans, your prayers have been answered. Super Channel has resurrected thee Mennonite mob drama for a second season. The series seemed deader than a Roseanne revival after CBC walked away after six episodes. That was a blow to the Halifax production community, coming on the heels of other series shut downs in the wake of… Read on

Pure, Schitt: CBC starts 2017 off with ye bang

It’s new year, Jacob, so walk away from ye (snow) plow; CBC has a barn full of new TV shows comin’ atcha. This week is especially big with the premiere of the Menonnite drug drama Pure Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT. That’s followed Tuesday by the third season premiere of the hit comedy Schitt’s Creek  and the series debut… Read on

TONIGHT: City’s Seed goes Green

Sofa Seedlings (l-r) Adam Korson, Tom Green and Carrie-Lynn Neales Can Tom Green help spread a little Seed? The Ottawa-born comedian is featured on tonight’s episode of Seed (8:30 p.m. ET on City).Green plays an arrogant shrink named Dr. Stuart Meinertzhagen who counsels the show’s dysfunctional families. The good doctor’s new-age methods put him in direct… Read on

VIDEO: Seed’s extra fishy casting secret

Want more Seed? We here at TV Feeds My Family are doing our part (okay, my part) to get the word out on this promising new Canadian comedy, which airs Mondays at 8:30 p.m. ET on City.I was on the set in Halifax last November and had an opportunity to speak with executive producer and… Read on

TONIGHT: City plants Seed with Adam Korson

Is Adam Korson Canada’s next great sitcom star?City sure hope so. They’re betting the relative unknown actor can carry Seed to term.The new Halifax-based comedy premieres Monday night at 8:30 p.m. ET on City. The Rogers-owned network is growing in reach, adding key markets in Quebec to its coverage, and also in expectations. Besides Seed,… Read on

This week’s podcast: Mr. D, Geminis and City-TV

This week, CHML’s Scott Thompson wanted to know what the heck I was doing in Halifax last week. I explain that I was there on the set of the CBC teacher comedy Mr. D. Scott wanted to know if Gerry Dee’s hair was really that blond. This is why Scott gets the medium sized bucks.We… Read on