Made-in-Winnipeg TV Series ‘Sunnyside’ Back for More

Made-in-Winnipeg TV Series ‘Sunnyside’ Back for More

Sunnyside Set
Guests gather on the set of ‘Sunnyside’ for a film and TV industry funding announcement on Thursday, October 9, 2014. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

SunnysideWINNIPEG — The sun has risen on a second season of the Manitoba-made TV series “Sunnyside.”

The sketch-comedy network show will see seven new half-hour episodes produced for City. Filming began May 14 under the direction of Toronto-based Counterfeit Pictures and Winnipeg-based Buffalo Gal Pictures.

The series is the creation of comedy writers Gary Pearson (This Hour Has 22 Minutes, The Ron James Show, MADtv) and Dan Redican (The Kids in the Hall, The Jenny McCarthy Show, Puppets Who Kill).

Shooting will run until June 23 in the West Broadway area starring an all-Canadian ensemble cast, including Kathleen Phillips, Pat Thornton, Alice Moran, Kevin Vidal, Rob Norman and Patrice Goodman.