Satisfaction is a “mature comedy about immaturity”


From Eric Volmers of the Calgary Herald:

CTV’s Satisfaction a mature comedy about immaturity, says Calgary star Ryan Belleville
In an upcoming episode of the new CTV comedy Satisfaction, there is a scene involving ne’er do well Toronto urbanite Mark Movenpick suddenly discovering the heritage of his date during what he hopes will be a one-night stand. Continue reading.

From Scott Stinson of the National Post:

CTV’s Satisfaction harnesses the luck of the Canucks
On the set of the new CTV comedy Satisfaction, the cast and crew are setting up a shot. Mark (Ryan Belleville) and his roommate Jason (Luke Macfarlane) are peering into their fridge, as Mark, who is serially unemployed, considers eating some Chinese takeout of uncertain provenance. Continue reading.

From Cassandra Szklarski of the Canadian Press:

Unsettled urbanites meander toward adulthood in CTV’s ‘Satisfaction’
omic veteran Ryan Belleville admits there’s not much to the premise of his new sitcom, “Satisfaction,” and that’s the way he likes it. The CTV series basically centres on the lives of a young couple and their off-kilter best friend, who share a cramped Toronto apartment while navigating the ups-and-downs of their love lives and the encroaching responsibilities of adulthood. Continue reading.

From Bryan Cairns of Huffington Post Canada:

‘Satisfaction’: CTV Comedy Channels ‘New Girl’ And ‘Friends’
Everyday life can be a hoot and a holler. That philosophy is certainly evident in CTV’s new series, “Satisfaction.” Created by Tim McAuliffe (“The Office,” “Up All Night,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”), the 30-minute comedy follows Jason (“Brothers & Sisters” Luke MacFarlane), his long-term girlfriend Maggie (“The Playboy Club”s Leah Renee), and their bromantic roommate, Mark (“The L.A. Complex”s Ryan Belleville) as they struggle to make ends meet, keep their relationships thriving and their sanity in check while somehow living “harmoniously” under one roof. Naturally, hilarity ensues. Continue reading.

From Brendan Kelly of the Montreal Gazette:

Tim McAuliffe finds Satisfaction by writing what he knows
The Canadian sitcom Satisfaction, which premières on CTV Monday night, is not a Montreal show, but it has plenty of Montreal connections.The creator, co-writer and co-executive producer of the series is Tim McAuliffe, who grew up in Pointe-Claire, went to Loyola High School (at the same time as Sam Roberts) and used to manage the Local Rabbits, a happening ’90s alt-pop band from the West Island that released a couple of albums on Sloan’s Murderecords label. McAuliffe has written for some American series, including The Office, Up All Night and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Continue reading.