Three must-watch Canadian Shows you need to add to your watchlist
If you are looking for a new television show to binge-watch and are browsing through the internet to find the best ones, then you are in the right place. The Canadian industry has a wide range of movies and television shows from the categories of romance, horror, and true crime as well. The Canadian industry is gaining recognition at a fast pace because of the Made Nous campaign started by leading players in the entertainment industry to honor the work of Canadian creators in film, television, and other entertainment areas. The campaign is steered towards highlighting the work of Candian creators and creators too and also encouraging the audience to appreciate the work as well. Additionally, media personas like Mathieu Chantelois and others are great supporters of the campaign. So, here we bring to you the top three must-watch Canadian shows you need to add to your watch list right away.
Schitt’s Creek (2015-2020):
Schitt’s Creek is a Canadian television sitcom created by Dan and Eugene Levy which is about a formerly wealthy Rose family and the trials and tribulations which follow after they lose their fortune at the hands of their business manager. Forcing them to relocate to Schitt’s Creek, a small town they once purchased as a joke. Now living in a motel, Johnny Rose played by Eugene Levy and Moira Rose played by Catherine O’Hara along with their adult children, David played by Dan Levy and Alexis played by Annie Murphy. They must adjust to life without money, luxury, and with each other. The conflict increases further on as getting in a tussle with the more provincial residents of Schitt’s Creek, including mayor Roland Schitt played by Chris Elliott, his wife Jocelyn played by Jenn Robertson, and the motel’s manager Stevie Budd played by Emily Hampshire.
Heartland portrays the story of a family that lives in a ranch that happens to be located in the fictional town of Hudson Alberta. Heartland is a family drama that shows the challenges that the Fleming-Bartlett family faces including topics of love, friendship, betrayal, marriage, and children. In addition, Heartland also has an essence of the supernatural genre as one of the main characters inherits her mother’s gift of healing damaged horses. This family drama is sure to get the audience secured right from the start.
Baroness von Sketch Show (2016 – present):
Baroness von Sketch Show is a sketch comedy where Aurora Browne, Meredith MacNeill, Carolyn Taylor, and Jennifer Whalen are all the star cast of the show and executive producers as well. The plot of the television show is about profane dramas making fun of modern culture. The reason why it is a must-watch is that it is entirely Canadian and all-female from the cast to the creators of the television series. The show has won a couple of awards, ACTRA for Outstanding Performance-Ensemble in 2018, a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance, Sketch Comedy individual or ensemble in 2018, and CSAs for Best Writing.