From Bill Brioux of the Canadian Press:
â€˜Package Dealâ€™ among Canuck sitcoms taped in front of live audience
â€œThis is a show about me and my stepbrother,â€ says Orenstein, who grew up in Toronto but moved to Los Angeles when he took a chance on a career writing for television. He went on to become a writer and producer on several hit U.S. sitcoms, including â€œ3rd Rock from the Sun,â€ â€œMalcolm in the Middleâ€ and â€œEverybody Hates Chris.â€ More recently, he was behind the CBC sitcom â€œ18 to Life.â€ Continue reading.
From Cassandra Szklarski of the Canadian Press:
City sitcom ‘Package Deal’ puts U.S. spin on Canuck laughs with live audience
“The show is done kind of following the American blueprint and it’s long overdue in my opinion,” says co-star Harland Williams, who injects his trademark lunacy into a role as a demented meat salesman. Continue reading.