From Warren Clements of the Globe and Mail:
- Three home-grown sitcoms with promise
All three sitcoms look great and have talented ensembles, which bodes well for future home-grown scripted comedies. Among the better-known names, Nancy Robertson (Millie) and Brent Butt (the life coach) of Hiccups come fresh from Butt’s successful Corner Gas, as does Fred Ewanuick (Dan) of Dan for Mayor. Peter Keleghan, who cocked an eyebrow memorably in The Newsroom and Made in Canada, co-stars as the boy’s caustic, uptight father in 18 to Life, the foil to his laidback neighbours, who are the girl’s parents. Read more.