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Locally Made TV Comedy Series Returning in January

December 2, 2011 8:24 AM | Entertainment

Less Than Kind (HBO CANADA)

Season 3 of the made-in-Winnipeg television series “Less Than Kind” is returning to the small screen in early 2012.

The award-winning comedy on HBO Canada will open its new season with the death of Sam Blecher, portrayed by actor Maury Chaykin, which leaves the family reeling as they struggle forward in a world without him.

The premiere will air Sunday, January 15 at 8 p.m. ET, and include a special “Memories of Maury” featurette celebrating the late actor’s life and his contributions to the series.

Following its debut, new episodes premiere in their regular time slot, Sundays at 8:30 p.m. ET on HBO Canada.

Season 3 preview:

For son Sheldon (Jesse Camacho), the confusing currents of loss drive him away from the bedrock of his friends Miriam (Brooke Palsson) and Danny (Tyler Johnston) into the clutches of his high school wrestling team. Anne (Wendel Meldrum) struggles with her new life as a widow and the future of the imperilled family driving school. Josh (Benjamin Arthur) creates a new opportunity when he starts an acting school even as his stormy relationship with Shandra (Lisa Anne Durupt) finally implodes, and Aunt Clara (Nancy Sorel) stumbles badly when she is sucked back into the orbit of her toxic ex-husband. As the season progresses the Blechers must wade through a maelstrom of infidelity, financial ruin, and high school wrestlers, as they struggle to heal their home.

— Source: HBO Canada